Back 2 Basics, Sewing, Tutorial

Tutorial: How to add a knotted hem to a basic t-shirt

Knotted hems are all the rage right now, and luckily it’s a really easy hack! For this knotted hem hack, all you will need is a good basic tee pattern — I’m using the Only Tee (affiliate link) from KBSD patterns — some freehand drawing, and a French curve to help smooth things out, though that is not… Read More Tutorial: How to add a knotted hem to a basic t-shirt

Back 2 Basics, Sewing, Tutorial

Tutorial: How to turn a scoop neck t-shirt into a v-neck

As you will notice, one of my themes with Back to Basics this year is how to extend the use from your basic patterns.  I get kind of annoyed when I see designers release essentially the same pattern over and over again, with just slight variations.  This pattern has a V-neck instead of a scoop… Read More Tutorial: How to turn a scoop neck t-shirt into a v-neck

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Back to Basics — It’s about that time!

It’s hard to believe that May is almost over!  But that means that we’ve had a month to identify holes in the handmade wardrobe, and now it’s time to fill them! For those new to this space, Back to Basics is a low-key sew along that I sponsor during the month of June to focus… Read More Back to Basics — It’s about that time!