Over the last few months I’ve been keeping a list of some beautiful free sewing patterns. Although you can find a pattern or a DIY tutorial for most any basic garment you’d like to make, I assembled a list of patterns that really stood out to me. And why keep the list to myself? I have several friends who received a sewing machine over the holidays. I prefer sewing patterns from indie companies, but it takes a while to learn what companies provide instructions and a fit that you like, so using their free patterns is a great way to get a feel for the different designers without spending big bucks. Please note: I haven’t made many of these patterns, merely collected the list. There are plenty of places online where you can find reviews for each! Some of these patterns may require you sign up for a mailing list…

It’s been a busy couple months since I started sewing garments! Like I said in my previous post, I found garment sewing intimidating and scary, so I hope sharing my early projects may help other aspiring sewists figure out how to get started! I’m continuing to steadily build my skills,…

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My dad loves his ladies. He spends hours with them every day. He puts out a lawn chair and sits in the middle of their house, letting them jump all over him. They clamber to him for bread, their special treat. They’ve been taught to perform a trick for it -…

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