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
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
Back to Basics is here! I’ll be sharing some fun tutorials over the next couple of weeks and also showing you my progress as I tackle yet another pair of jeans! Add your projects here: An InLinkz Link-up
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!
One of the reasons that so many of us hate to sew basic items is that they just seem so boooooring. I used to be like that too. But then I started working more with solids and discovered that it’s not nearly so boring to make something that I know I will wear. A lot.… Read More B2b: Styling a basic tee