Last year’s holiday gifts for my co-workers and friends were linen sachets personalized with Paintwork monograms. I love linen sachets! This time I worked from an already assembled version and PaintWork seemed to be the perfect solution to add the special touch to them.
Welcome to week five of our Indie Garment Pattern Tour with SeamstressErin. This week we’ll take a peek at designers who focus on a specific activities or body types – menswear, sports apparel, lingerie and such. We hope you’ve enjoyed this review of indie pattern designers and are inspired to start making items to add to your wardrobe!
We’re approaching the end of our Indie Garment Pattern Company Tour, but don’t worry – SeamstressErin still has some awesome designers to share with us. This week we’ll take a look at cutting-edge, fashion-forward pattern companies.
If you ever wondered about how to start sewing to serve others, here are some great places to find 50+ free patterns for projects perfect to sew to serve others. From simple projects like pillowcases to more involved quilts you’re sure to find something here that is just your sewing speed.
Welcome to week two of our Indie Garment Pattern Company Tour with SeamstressErin! This week we’ll look at some decidedly feminine pattern designs.
You’ve probably modified sewing and craft projects to suit yourself, tweaking the proportions or adding embellishments to make it your own. You can do the same thing with embroidery designs using your computer.
Jackie Robinson is a quilt-maker, not an embroiderer . . . until one of her Benartex fabrics was digitized! Jackie shares some of her adventures with embroidering samples for her Father Frost collection for Every Stitch Counts.
Join us as SeamstressErin takes us on a five-week tour of indie garment pattern companies, with designs for everything from basic wardrobe pieces and vintage dresses to lingerie and cutting-edge fashion.