Category Archives: Tutorials

Are you sewing buttons correctly? Here’s how it should be done.

Have you ever done something a certain way and then realize after YEARS that you were doing it wrong all along? That was me with buttons. I’ve sewn hundreds of buttons on and it never fails that they end up falling off after multiple uses. Grab your projects because after you learn the correct way […]

Full Bust Adjustment for Swim and Sports Bras

There are many ways to adjust a sewing pattern for a full bust, as there are many different styles of bodice patterns. This tutorial will go over how to know if you need an FBA and how to create one on a snug pattern without darts. Do I Need a Full Bust Adjustment? Most sewing […]

Easily Add a Circle Skirt to the Excalibur Dress

The Excalibur Dress is our latest pattern and I’m so excited about it! It features two very different necklines, two lengths, and the option to add beautiful ruching to the hip area. You can read more about it in the Excalibur Top and Dress listing. One thing that I feel it was missing is a […]

How to Sew Chicken Pattern Weights- 8 Easy Steps!

This post contains affiliate links to items that I purchased at full price and that I love. I only share with you items that I use and recommend.  One of the wonderful things about PDF patterns is that you print them on regular copy paper which is thick and durable. Because of the excellent paper […]

Wendybird Tour with FREE Hood Add-On

How many dresses is too many for a little girl? Because of the Wendybird Dress pattern, my little girl has five new dresses in the last two weeks. I’m not sure if it’s lucky or not that they grow so quickly; I’ll be sad when these are outgrown but I can’t wait for more room […]

Wendybird Dress- super easy full-skirt modification

I’m really proud of this one guys…the Wendybird Dress and I have had many arguments over proper sleeve fit and skirt length and after a few late nights- I won. Isn’t it the more difficult tasks that leave us feeling the most accomplished after we complete them? Well I’m over-the-moon excited about this (Both that […]

Footie Sprites Pattern- Kid’s Foot Adjustment

Our new Footie Sprites pattern comes in sizes newborn through 12 for kids and XXS through 4X for adults. Since we’ve seen kids ages 3 to 7 all in the same size shoe, we know many of you will need to make an adjustment to the foot length for your kiddo. To determine which size […]