Converting Store Bought Patterns Into Maternity Styles

| January 28, 2015

Nice looking stylish maternity patterns and maternity clothing are usually very hard to find – especially if you’re not an “average” size.   Petite maternity clothing or plus size maternity clothing are very difficult to match the size you really need.  Even if the size is available, how many different “styles” of maternity clothes are available.  […]

Working With Plaids and Stripes

| January 22, 2015

Do you tremble a bit when a customer brings in stripes or plaids for you to work with?  Are you a little uneasy and just “hope” you’ll be able to do a good job? Plaids and stripes are not that difficult to work with when you know a few rules, and most especially if you […]

ANNOUNCING Sewing Machine Repair For The Home Sewer in Spanish!

| January 14, 2015

If you or anybody you know speaks Spanish, you will be happy to know that SewWithSarah.com now has their best seller, Sewing Machine Repair for the Home Sewer in Spanish!             ¡Hágalo usted mismo reparación de la máquina de costura! ¿Suene como una idea lejos traída? No así pues, según […]

Quick And Easy Apron

| December 16, 2014

How many times have you needed a quick little gift for the hostess of a party or to use as a little thank you for somebody special?  We have the perfect quick and easy apron that could be whipped up in no time, and would be a very thoughtful gift.             […]

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 […]

In Sewing……Pressing Matters

| October 30, 2014

To achieve the professional look in sewing, it is absolutely essential to press as you sew. In addition to the iron and ironing board, it is helpful to have pressing cloths and a tailor’s ham. Fiber, texture and thickness of the fabric determines how the fabric is pressed. Fiber content dictates the temperature of the […]

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 […]

Teach Your Child To Sew

| October 20, 2014

Now that cold weather is upon us, it is a perfect time to bring out some scraps and teach your child to sew.  Or, if you have young children, sewing cards would be a great way to get them started sewing, while you’re busy at your sewing machine. The e-z-sew sewing cards come in 6 […]

Girls Size 16 Plus Patterns Won’t Fit 9 Year Olds! Get The Right Fit!

| October 1, 2014

My friend has a 9 year old daughter who has a 36″ chest, 34″ tummy and 38″ hips.  Buying pre-made clothes for her is impossible since a skirt that fits in the waist has a length that goes past the feet, and long sleeves hang several inches below her fingers in order to get a […]

Shape-A-Dart – Fits Patterns to YOUR Cup Size

| August 14, 2014

For a fit that flatters – use the Shape-A-Dart on commercial patterns to adjust the cup size to YOUR cup size.         Why use Shape-A-Dart? Misses size patterns are made with a standard “B” cup and half sizes are made with a standard “C” cup. If you wear a Misses size pattern […]