Super 50% Off Summer Sale

| May 14, 2015

From now through May 31 use the code SUMMER to get a whopping 50% discount on ALL downloadable Pattern Making and Pattern Changing classes at http://SewWithSarah.com! Do you have a basic dress/blouse pattern that you FINALLY got to fit perfectly, but don’t want every dress and blouse the same?  Use our “pattern changing” classes to […]

How To Cut New Facings

| May 13, 2015

If you have done some altering and changing along the neckline and/or sleeve edges, the facing pattern that came with the pattern will no longer be usable for the changed neckline or sleeve.  You will need to cut new facings that will fit the changed area, as shown in the following diagrams.       […]

Announcing Plus Size Children Patterns

| April 15, 2015

Recent statistics have indicated that nearly nine million American children are categorized as “overweight”. Buying or making clothes for the plus size child can be a very stressful and difficult process as there is literally NO standard size that fits properly. We are excited about our line of clothing patterns for plus size children that […]

Are You Looking For A Special “Unique” Pattern?

| March 19, 2015

Are you looking for a pattern for a special occasion?  Patterns for unique items for craft shows or just items to make to dress up your house or a simple cute playhouse for the kids.  Check out the patterns at SewWithSarah.com where you’ll find a wide variety of patterns available. Check out the patterns below […]

PRE BLACK FRIDAY SUPER SALE – 50% OFF FOR ONE WEEK

| November 18, 2014

It’s our biggest sale of the year at SewWithSarah.com!  From Nov 18 to Nov 24 – 50% off everything in the store – from patterns to books to sewing notions. If you’re wanting to start a home business, check out the “Business Books”.  If you’re interested in keeping your sewing machine and serger out of […]

Easy Ways To Change Your Blouse/Dress Pattern

| October 23, 2014

If you’re like the majority of us, buying a pattern is the easy part.  Getting that pattern to FIT properly is the hard part.  The “problem areas” can be as different as night and day, but whether the hips are too tight if the top fits, the shoulders are too wide if the bust area […]

Sewing For Men and Boys In Your Life

| November 8, 2013

When was the last time you tried to sew for your husband, teen age son or a boyfriend and simply threw up your hands and said “forget it!”  Those broad shoulders or extra long muscular arms can be a nightmare. Or, is the problem similar to what my brother calls the “Dunlop disease”.  He says […]

How To Make A Custom Fitted Skirt For An Overweight/Obese child

| October 9, 2013

Skirts are a very easy clothing garment to make, however “easy” becomes “difficult” or “impossible” when you’re dealing with making clothing for the plus size/overweight/obese girls.  The answer to this dilema is to make the pattern using the CHILD’S measurements, and not the “standard” measurements the commercial pattern companies use.  The only measurements necessary to […]

How To Alter Skirt Patterns For Plus Size/Overweight Children

| October 2, 2013

Regardless of what size pattern you buy for your plus size/overweight child, there are always changes that need to be made.  Sometimes a single change will do it, and other times there may be 2, 3, 4 changes necessary before the store bought pattern will actually fit the plus size child.  We are starting a […]

Do Your Blouses and Dresses Bunch or Wrinkle In The Bodice Area?

| September 25, 2013

Misses size patterns are made with a standard “B” cup and half sizes are made with a standard “C” cup.  If you use a Misses size pattern and wear an “A”, “C” or “D” cup bra, your bodice will be baggy (A cup) or tight with wrinkles (C or D cup).  The same thing applies […]