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.       […]

Add New Life To Your Sewing – Make Baby Items

| May 6, 2015

Sometimes when inspiration hits, it’s like “WOW! two brain cells rubbed together this time”!  That’s exactly how I felt when it suddenly dawned on me how many new customers I was getting after I started spreading the word about sewing nursing garments, which meant many new babies are now in my “client market”. I suddenly realized that ALL of […]

Altering Store Bought Patterns For Overweight Children – Abdomen

| April 23, 2015

Large abdomen (stomach) is one of the main problems with plus size children, overweight children and obese children.  A large abdomen will cause skirts and pants to be too short in front and cause skirts to ride up in the front.               To correct the store bought (commercial) pattern, […]

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 […]

Scissors, The Cutting Edge

| April 13, 2015

Scissors play a very important part in the sewing process, and are not something to be thought lightly about.                     When a scissors’ blades slide by each other, the resulting cut can be the intended one or a disaster, the outcome largely predetermined by the scissors’ […]

Button, Button, Who Has …..

| April 8, 2015

the prettiest button?  The answer is:  the gal wearing the most eye-catching, zingiest buttons, the ones that absolutely make an outfit!  Perhaps she has jewelry to match.  Maybe she made the buttons herself!  Any way you look at it, the button game is one that we could all easily play, if we just take a […]

Increase Sales – Sew For Big Husky Men

| April 6, 2015

From time to time we try to give updates and information on how to increase your sewing business.  Expanding the sewing and craft business is necessary in order to “increase the bottom line”. How much sewing do you do for men?  If anybody answered that they actually DO sew for men, how difficult is it […]

How To Make Patch Pockets

| March 23, 2015

Pockets are useful and can add a decorative touch to any garment, or can be added to a cloth handbag.  Many different kinds and sizes can be made, once you know the basics of pocket making.  In this project, we’ll cover one of the most basic of all – the Patch Pocket.       […]

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 […]

50% Discount on All Business Books at Sew With Sarah

| March 17, 2015

From now through March 31, use the promo code “BUSINESS” (without the quotes) and get any or all of our downloadable business manuals at a 50% discount! Are you in need of a little extra cash?  A LOT of extra cash?  Or just want to make some extra money for a dream vacation or some things […]