How To Make New Sleeve Styles From One Basic Sleeve Pattern

| October 12, 2015

If you’re in a sewing business, whether you sew for children or for women, you can impress your customers by letting them know you can “change up” their pattern by making different sleeve styles than just the one that came with the pattern.  A basic short sleeve pattern is great, but by changing it to […]

Shape-A-Dart – 10 Day Only Sale – 50% off

| October 6, 2015

From Oct 6 through Oct 16 – First time ever sale on Shape-A-Dart!  Reg. $9.95 – for 10 days only $4.95.  No promo code needed – price is marked.   For a fit that flatters – use the Shape-A-Dart on commercial patterns to adjust the cup size to YOUR cup size.         […]

Are You Using The Right Thread?

| September 29, 2015

All of us that are in the sewing, clothing alteration or crafts businesses can get a little “lazy” sometimes and neglect some of the basic rules of sewing, such as changing our sewing machine needles, or making sure we’re using the right thread for the project at hand. Thread type is chosen for its compatibility […]

WOW! Check out our wide variety of patterns on

| September 23, 2015

We are very thrilled to let you know that we have a ton of patterns at   We invite you to check out our stores – “Patterns2Go” and “SewWithSarah”.    We have Sewing patterns, quilt patterns, craft patterns, crochet patterns, toy patterns and some super easy pattern making patterns. We have some of our most […]

How To Make A Bandana Blouse

| September 16, 2015

Bandana blouses are so easy to make, and bandanas come in a vast array of colors and designs, so every blouse can be different.  The step by step instructions are easy to follow, and the regular 18″ – 22″ bandanas will make tops for girls ages approximately 4 - 8 years old.           […]

The TWO Most Popular Home Business Books Are………

| August 31, 2015

After a week of our 50% off All Business Books sale, (use promo code BUSINESS),  there has been a definite trend going.  The top TWO most popular business books, followed closely by a third, are not at all a surprise to us, as these business books have always been super sellers for us. 1.  Sewing […]

Bobbin Basics

| August 19, 2015

The bobbin winder unit may be located on the side of the sewing machine or on top of the machine or some types have the rewind right in the machine.  Regardless of “where” you wind the bobbin, there are some general rules that apply to every bobbin on every machine. ** Always start with an […]

8 Online Places To Sell Your Products

| August 17, 2015

Each person has different thoughts and ideas about what we want to sell online.  I am a pattern maker – I simply love to come up with new ideas, then follow through with making a sewing pattern or craft pattern for the item.  Others would prefer to actually MAKE the items, then sell the products.  […]

Keep Your Sewing Equipment in Tip Top Shape

| August 5, 2015

One of the most irritating things that can happen to those of us in the sewing, alteration, crafting, doll making and other “sewing” businesses is for a machine to break down in the middle of a rush project — or any other day of the week!  We simply do NOT have the time to spare […]

Which Do You Prefer………..

| July 27, 2015

There are “downloadable” books and there are “printed” books.  You know the difference…… downloadable books/classes/courses are the ones you get immediately upon your payment of the item and have instant access to it.  “Printed”, of course, are those books, patterns and so forth that are already printed and are mailed to you.  Which do YOU […]