Category Archives: Tutorials

Rhonda Buss the Raised Collar Neckline Tutorial!

The Raised Collar Neckline The raised collar is an easy to draft collar that looks good on just about everyone. The collar gives a very slim and lengthening appearance to the neckline. It can be drafted so that it closes … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Rhonda Buss – Part 2 Collar Tutorial!

This week’s collar is a simple one, the Revere Collar. It’s great on a shirt where you would like a little more detail, but don’t want a collar against the back of your neck. Revere is another name for lapel. … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Rhonda Buss – Collar Tutorial!

Drafting different collars is an easy way to take a basic pattern and stretch it into what will seem like many patterns. For this post and the upcoming collar posts throughout May, we will be using this pattern, Butterick 5678. … Continue reading

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6 Easy Mother’s Day Gifts to Make

Mother’s Day is coming up this Sunday, May 15! What better way to show Mom you care than by making her a gift by hand? Flowers are always a welcome sight on Mother’s Day, but I think being able to … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Rhonda Buss! Check in every Tuesday through May for a Tutorial!

Starting Tuesday, May 7th, I will be doing a weekly post for Sew News.  Each and every Tuesday in May, I will be showing you how to draft a different collar. In order for you to be able to follow … Continue reading

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National Serger Month – Make a Knit Hat!

Happy April! Happy National Serger Month! Here’s a quick and easy knit cap you can make with your serger (and a wee bit of stitching on your sewing machine) in just a few hours. I love knit caps because they … Continue reading

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National Serger Month: Rolled Hem Tips

  Learn to use your rolled hem specialty foot! We’re celebrating the first-ever National Serger Month all throughout April, sharing tips, techniques and tutorials to help you get the most out of your serger. Most sewists know that sergers are … Continue reading

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