McCalls Sewing Pattern

Understanding Sewing Patterns

Today, I wanted to demystify sewing patterns for those who are new to using commercial sewing patterns. Reason being- I’ve taken a lot of sewing courses and I noticed that none of them actually explained sewing pattern envelopes well (or at all). At first glance, sewing pattern envelopes can seem intimidating with all the numbers and charts. But it’s actually pretty simple once it’s explained. … Continue reading Understanding Sewing Patterns

12 Tips for Sewing with Knit Fabrics

If you’re like me, you probably started learning to sew using only woven fabrics. Sewing with knits is very different because all knits have a degree of natural stretch to them which changes the way the they behave during sewing. So, if you’re just starting to learn how to sew with knits or if you just want some tips read on below. Tips for Sewing … Continue reading 12 Tips for Sewing with Knit Fabrics