Slopers! Free Slopers!

That’s right. Thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic, and all related (and necessary!) social distancing, I’ve been forced to resort to organizing my sewing pattern files. I finally adjusted my bodice and skirt slopers to actually match up along the waist, and now I’m sharing them with you for free. But first, please take a look … More Slopers! Free Slopers!

Draft A Boat Neck

The Boat Neck is such a classic neckline. While it’s generally thought to be most flattering to smaller busts and narrower shoulders, I’ve seen many women with more athletic silhouettes totally rock this neckline. It adds definition to your shoulders, and it makes you look like a rich lady. If you’re looking to adapt a … More Draft A Boat Neck

How to Make a Sailor Style Closure for Your Skirt/Pant Pattern

Here’s a tutorial for how to modify your skirt pattern to make a sailor style front closure. ┬áThis isn’t a beginner tutorial, so I’m going to assume that you already are familiar with all the necessary construction techniques. ┬áThis sailor style closure will work on a number of skirt styles, and you can use this … More How to Make a Sailor Style Closure for Your Skirt/Pant Pattern