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

Blog Tour, Sewing

Ch-Ch-Changes: Taking shorts from day to night!

Mother Nature has been a little schizophrenic around here, but it is definitely starting to feel like summer! I wait all winter for summer to come again, so as soon as the warm weather hits, my winter clothes are packed up and I pull out my summer wardrobe!  Yes, I am that crazy mom you… Read More Ch-Ch-Changes: Taking shorts from day to night!