This is the first video in our new series of sustainability in sewing. Sustainability and trying to reduce our impact on the environment is really important to us at Sew DIY and we're excited to share some of our favorite tips and practices. In today's video, we will share tips on how to care for your handmade garments and make them last longer.Read More
Today I have a quick little video to share my top seven methods for finishing seams. Finishing (also called neatening) seams is really important for ensuring that your garments will last a long time. It’s worth the time to learn different finishes and find the ones you like best for your fabric.Read More
In today’s post, we will be giving tips for how to measure yourself and going over the most important measurements for sewing the Lou Box Top. The video is packed full of tips for measuring yourself and important things to think about when you select your size. These tips are focused on the Lou Box Top but will be helpful for any time you sew a pattern.
A few important things to know about this pattern. The Lou Box Top is designed for someone who is 5’10” and has a C-cup bust (meaning the bust is 3” larger than the upper bust). This pattern has 10” of ease at the bust and hangs straight down from there. The size chart does not cover waist and hip because it’s the same as the bust in this pattern.Read More