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 […]

How Much Fabric Should I Buy???

| July 22, 2015

One question that has been emailed to us literally dozens of times  is “if my pattern calls for 45″ wide fabric and I find 36″ wide fabric that would be perfect, how much should I get”? We have the answer to all of you who have written in —- download and print the “fabric conversion […]

INVENTORY REDUCTION SALE

| July 13, 2015

Just in time for Back To School Sewing!  All Plus Size Children Sewing patterns now 60% off.  Regular price $14.95 – you pay only $5.98 per pattern. We’re phasing out our entire stock of physical sewing patterns for plus size children to make room for downloadable patterns for plus size children.  Check out the many […]

Easy Tips For Efficient Sewing

| July 6, 2015

All of us in the sewing, alteration and crafting business know how valuable our time is, and that we really can’t afford to waste time on little things.  Once settled in to do some major sewing or crafting, we need to be able  to keep on the project with as few interruptions as possible. Efficient […]

$50+ Worth of Sewing Notions For $15.95 – Limited Quantity – Only 4 Left!

| July 6, 2015

Get more than $50 worth of name brand sewing notions for only $19.95 $15.95!  An assortment of top quality new, off the shelf, sewing notions that will be valued at over $50.  Examples of items that may be included are interfacing, machine and hand sewing needles, thread snips, pins, pin cushions, pattern paper, magnetic seam […]

Darts That Fit And Flatter

| July 1, 2015

Whether you’re sewing for yourself or for others, one of the most exasperating problems with darts on sewing patterns is to finally get the dress or blouse to fit right, but the dart ends up above the bustline or below the bustline.  We know it looks funny, with the dart not pointing TO the bustline, […]

Preparing Fabric For Sewing

| June 8, 2015

Many times we go to the fabric store, buy the patterns and fabric we’ve been thinking about, and immediately head home and start cutting out the garment or craft item.  This might work for most fabrics, most of the time; however it only takes one major mess-up to make a really bad day and perhaps […]

How To Make An Elastic “Self Band” Waistband

| May 27, 2015

  The self band elastic waistband can only be made when the garment has not been dart-fitted at the waistline.  Cut the garment with an extension above the waistline (A) that is twice the width of the elastic plus 3/8″.  Mark the waistline with a basting thread.  cut a length of elastic to fit snugly […]

How To Organize Your Fabric Stash

| May 19, 2015

My fabric cabinet(s) are filled to the top of most shelves with fabric of all sizes and yardages.  I just can’t seem to walk by those fabrics in the stores that are “calling out for me!”  I love fabric sales and it never fails – I also find regular priced stuff I just can’t live […]

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 […]