VIDEO How to store PDF sewing patterns

VIDEO How to store PDF sewing patterns

Today, I’m sharing how I store my pdf patterns. These patterns can get rather cumbersome and I often get asked to store them. I’ve been using this method for a quite a few years now and it works really well for me. But it may take you a little experimenting to find a system that works for you. Watch the video to learn how I store my pdf patterns both digitally and physically and read on for more tips.

VIDEO When to trace versus when to cut a sewing pattern

VIDEO When to trace versus when to cut a sewing pattern

Hi sew-friends! In today’s video, I’m talking about the very controversial topic of tracing versus cutting sewing patterns. I share the benefits of each technique and then tell you my personal preference. In case you’re new to garment sewing, when we talk about tracing versus cutting, we are referring to how we prepare the pattern before we cut out our fabric. A lot of it comes down to personal preference but there are benefits to both techniques. Let me know in the comments if you are "Team Cut” or “Team Trace”.

Video Tutorial - How to sew the Lou Box Dress 2 elastic casing

Video Tutorial - How to sew the Lou Box Dress 2 elastic casing

Hello sew-friends! Earlier this month I re-released the Lou Box Dress patterns and today is the final installment of the sewalong additions. When the pattern was first released, I did a full photo sewalong and during this second round of testing, I asked my testers what part of the construction process would be most helpful to see as a video. One popular suggestion was the elastic waist casing of the Lou Box Dress 2, so I’ll be showing you how to sew that in today’s video. I’ll take you through all the steps of how to sew the casing and inserting the elastic with lots of helpful tips along the way.