Tips for Sewing with Sweater Knit Fabric: the Laurelhurst Cardigan

tips for sewing with sweater knit

Sweater Knit fabric is lightweight and perfect for many garments, but there are some must-have tips that make sewing with it easier. Melissa is sewing the Laurelhurst Cardigan pattern with her sweater knit and walks you through the steps.

October 17, 2015 by UpCraft Club

 Katie Bird Pillow Sewing Pattern: Folk Art Embellishment Tutorial

Katie Bird Pillow sewing pattern tutorial

The Katie Bird Pillow is a modern sewing pattern by Gingercake that walks you step-by-step through making a cute pillow. This tutorial will show you how to add a folk art embellishment to your pillow, making it one of a kind!

October 14, 2015 by UpCraft Club

Sew a Trend: Denim Dress

Denim is a hot fashion trend right now. Lately, we're seeing it everywhere and the Denim Dress can be seen in every shape and color… dark, light, distressed, white, with fray edges, asymmetrical, sleeveless, v-neck, round neckline… This tutorial will show you how to modify a dress pattern you have to make a frayed eged denim dress.

August 31, 2015 by UpCraft Club

How to Add an Accent Pocket to the On Safari Skirt

So Sew Easy has designed a great sewing pattern for women, the On Safari Skirt. This flattering skirt includes thorough instructions and videos to walk you through each step. This tutorial shows you how to add an accent pocket with a welt pocket.

August 29, 2015 by UpCraft Club

Tutorial: Add Pleats to Any Sewing Pattern

Sometimes what really makes a garment special is the little details. A great way to embellish a simple pattern is to add pleating. Pleating adds interesting texture without being overwhelming or distracting from the original design. Here's how to add pleats to any bodice.

August 28, 2015 by UpCraft Club
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