Your Questions About Pick-A-Knit Rule Answered

Simple Tips to apply the Pick-a-Knit Rule

Novice sewers encounter a lot of problems as they learn more and more patterns and use different fabrics. Occasionally, some patterns can only be completed by using knitting techniques exclusively. Many resort to buy new fabric at their local store to complete their design. There are times when it is inconvenient to buy new fabric and some opt to use the materials they already have and use the pick-a-knit rule to complete their project. Inexperienced knitters may get confused with this rule and...

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Halloween Costume Ideas for Boys : Be a Superhero

Halloween Costume Ideas for Boys : Be a Superhero

Halloween is still a month away, but that will not stop us from preparing for it. And for the boys, what would be better than to be a super hero? Especially during these times, when superhero movies are everywhere. Of course the classics will never die out, like trick and treating as Batman or Robin. Defending the night and collecting candies, one door at a time. There are even choices. Boys can also go for the latest heroes like the Avengers. From the billionaire, philanthropist Iron-Man, The...

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Beginner Friendly Sewing: Day-to-Day Dresses

Beginner Friendly Sewing: Day-to-Day Dresses

I'm not sure when my obsession for dresses started exactly, but as far as I can remember, ever since junior high, I have unconsciously filled my closet with dresses. This is also how I consequently learned to sew my own dresses, simply for practical reasons. Sewing your own dress is definitely a lot cheaper, plus you get to be assured of the fit and comfort. When I was a student, I had so much time to try out new dress designs. But, as I grew older, and my job started to consume most of my time,...

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Easy ways to make your very own formal dresses

Easy To Sew Formal Dresses

Dressing for formal or evening events can naturally put so much pressure on most girls. There are a lot of things to consider in picking your dress. It has to be elegant, but also comfortable. Some parties even have a theme, which can easily limit your options, too. But, options are least likely to be limited if you can just sew it yourself. Your imagination is basically the limit, along with the availability of patterns. We all know that there are countless of patterns online, already so this s...

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Sewing Guidelines: Most asked questions about sewing

How Do I: Sewing

More and more creative people are getting their hands on their thread and needles as they discover their love for sewing. There is no doubt about the hobby’s way of simply bringing out the creativity in us while also taking away life’s daily stresses. Throughout the sewing course though, it’s normal for us to encounter bumps and some little help can definitely make the sewing experience a lot easier. We comply here some of the most common questions or problems that you may encounter duri...

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Sewing in a neat zip every time for all your dresses

Sewing Inspiration: Neat Zip Lines in Blouses and Dresses

Let’s face it, the quality and placement of the zippers in any outfit can make or break it. I’ve had some top picks that I let go of too soon due to a bad zipper placement. So why won’t I just avoid tops and dresses with zippers, right? Easier said than done, darling. I have this strange attachment to zippedoutfits all because they give me a good feeling that they will fit me perfectly, especially when I had it custom-made for me. With this, I’ve been looking for the right compromise bet...

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Sewing Idea no. 11 - The Versatile Skater Skirt

Sewing Idea: The Skater Skirt

Fashion trends truly have their way of coming back, don't they? One of the things that I am recently obsessing on lately are skater skirts. They look really preppy now, but I also remember the time when I'd used to hate my mom for making me wear such uncool skirt. Well, what's uncool back then can be the most sought after trend now, and skater skirt's definitely one of them. Since I am into sewing of late, I decided to start creating skater skirts of different prints for my own collection. I ...

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How to apply minimalistic approach to your sewing?

Sewing My Favorite Minimal Dresses

When it comes to fashion, my two favorite things are: plains and dresses with sleeves. Before I was introduced to my sewing hobby, finding a beautiful combination of the two was a constantly struggle. Well, okay, sometimes I fall some pretty prints especially florals and polka dots, because who could resist these, right? However, most days, I can be really found with extremely solid outfits. Fast forward to my sewing days, I initially started off by reading lots of blog inspirations specifica...

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Change the look of your closet with some simple sewing

Sewing Stripes Skirts and Dresses

I’ve been contemplating on having a closet makeover lately. You know try to add more patterns and colours to it. My typical closet is basically a duo of neutrals and stripes. It happens to every girl sometimes, always going for her favorite pattern, then later realizing that she already has that exact pattern back home. So as part of my makeover plan, I’m thinking of adding more bright colours to my outfit. As for the stripe items? I can’t give them up completely. So I turned to some of...

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