Pants Pattern Review: Emerson Crop Pants by True Bias

The month of October we’re celebrating Pants Month. We’ll have tips and tricks for making pants of your own. As well as reviews from all the editors of Sew News on their favorite pant patterns. Up first is Amanda who is reviewing the Emerson Crop Pant from True Bias.emerson Pants Pattern Review: Emerson Crop Pants by True Bias Continue reading

 Pants Pattern Review: Emerson Crop Pants by True Bias
Posted in Pants Month | Tagged | Leave a comment

Pick Your Perfect Pants – Exploring Leg Shape

Rae Cumbie is our resident pants expert, with a particular penchant for pants fitting. However, pants fitting is irrelevant if you haven’t first picked the right pattern for your body. Read on for Rae’s tips on selecting the right leg shape for your body. 

Screen Shot 2017 09 20 at 10.01.10 AM Pick Your Perfect Pants   Exploring Leg Shape Continue reading

 Pick Your Perfect Pants   Exploring Leg Shape
Posted in Pants Month | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Celebrate Pants Month With Us!

Happy October, friends!

And Happy Pants Month!

All month long we’ll be bringing you tips and tricks for making your own pair of pants, fitting and tailoring advice, styling options and pattern reviews. It’s all pants, all month long!

pants month image Celebrate Pants Month With Us! Continue reading

 Celebrate Pants Month With Us!
Posted in Free Projects, Garment Sewing, Sew It All, Tutorials | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Project Runway Recap: Season 16, Episode 7

Project Runway Recap -Season 16, Episode 7: The Ultimate Faceoff

The challenge this week was to create a menswear-inspired look using fabrics from JC Penny menswear fashions. The perfect challenge for Brandon and Kentaro, who already do menswear-inspired designs for every challenge. Sure enough, they were on the top but didn’t take the win.

PROJECT RUNWAY 092717 Project Runway Recap: Season 16, Episode 7 Continue reading

 Project Runway Recap: Season 16, Episode 7
Posted in Fashion | Tagged | Leave a comment

Kaylee Tunic Sew Along, Week 3: Adding Decorative Details

Join us for week 3 of the Kaylee Tunic Sew Along with designer, Kay Whitt! In week 1, we discussed fabric selection, and for week 2, we covered lace trims. Today, we’re all about the decorative details. There’s still time to join us – grab the pattern, grab your supplies and sew up the perfect fall tunic!Screen Shot 2017 09 26 at 9.45.05 AM Kaylee Tunic Sew Along, Week 3: Adding Decorative Details Continue reading

 Kaylee Tunic Sew Along, Week 3: Adding Decorative Details
Posted in Sew Along - Kaylee Tunic | Tagged | Leave a comment

Project Runway Recap: S16, E6

Project Runway Recap

Season 16, Episode 6: Models Off Duty

Screen Shot 2017 09 22 at 9.01.15 AM Project Runway Recap: S16, E6 Continue reading

 Project Runway Recap: S16, E6
Posted in Fashion | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Top Tunic Sewing Patterns

So it’s officially fall, friends! And around here, that means tunic season! We’ve rounded up our favorite tunic sewing patterns for your perusal. Are tunics a staple in your closet? Let us know what you love about tunics in the comment section!tunic sewing patterns Top Tunic Sewing Patterns Continue reading

 Top Tunic Sewing Patterns
Posted in Events | 1 Comment