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In this Web Extra from SewStylish Spring 2014, we share even more fun spike placement templates, pointers on how to make your designs, and instructions for attaching studs to garments and accessories.
As seen in the article "Printed Denim" from SewStylish Spring 2014, you too can embellish your jeans with the same dragonfly template featured in the story. This free template is easy to print and can be used to make your own stencil.
SewStylish Spring 2014
Follow along as fashion illustrator and SewStylish author Yelen Ayé shows you how to create a personal croquis.
You could win one of three great SUEDEsays patterns.
The official rules for the SewStylish Summer Fashion Challenge 2012.
Don't miss this great new issue of SewStylish
Apply dye with a brush to create multicolored effects on lace.
Don’t let beautiful lace go to waste! Follow this tutorial to make a pair of gorgeous lace earrings.
Create a slotted pocket for credit cards to add to any bag you are making.
Download these easy instructions on how to enlarge any pattern, from small templates to your own halfscale designs.
Construct a bra before assembling your bathing suit for great fit.
From vintage has-been to modern party dress.
Reproduce the style and fit you love with this tutorial.
Accomplish a cleanly notched lapel with simple sewing, trimming, and pressing techniques.
In the Fall 2010 issue of SewStylish, we featured a capelet project by Christine Haynes. Here is the collar pattern for you to use to complete the look on page 43.
Finish transparent edges with this simple-to-sew couture technique.
Make a pair of super-cute cropped and cuffed shorts perfect for summer.
Got an hour? Make a stunning and stylish wide sash with our pdf project plans.
Our latest issue teaches you to design like the pros!
Handcrafted fashion and Vanna White ruled the runway at Anaheim, California's Craft & Hobby Association Winter Show.
Where do you go when you absolutely gotta have a truly amazing fabric? To the World Wide Web, of course. So go ahead and ready your mouse! Here are more than one hundred retailers, each with a to-drool-over selection of fabrics.
Here’s our debut “Sewing as a Second Language” course, which can also be found in Sew Stylish Volume 1.
There are many stories left on the cutting room floor when we publish an issue of the magazine. Enjoy this free download from our magazine exploring a behind the scenes view of our very first photoshoot.
Author Amy Karol's book about how to make sewing work for you.
Three fashion-forward FIT professors teach you to make stylish and inexpensive belts in their new book.
A dictionary of sewing terms straight from the pages of our "Quick Stuff to Sew" edition.
Leather is a tricky fabric to find under the foot of your sewing machine. Here's some tips to make the tough fabric easier.
A website that sells cute cards and notebooks features designs sure to appeal to seamstresses.
Upcoming fashion folks from designers to students to models converged on Connecticut.
Subversive Seamster is a guide on how to transform seemingly unwearable thrift-store finds into unique clothes and accessories.
Our Embellishments issue had us sourcing gorgeous crafting supplies near and far. Here's what we bought and where.
What kind of prairie girl are you? Take this quiz to find out if you rule the fashion frontier.
American Fashion is visually stimulating and establishes thought-provoking connections to great movements in history that are not customarily associated with fashion. The timeline is extended over the past eighty years and delves into: cultural, political, economic, and social elements that have influenced fashion.
A dictionary of sewing terms straight from the pages of Sew Stylish Embellishments.
Every sit against a hard chair and stand up with an aching back? Us too. In this project, we show you how to make a cute pillow that solves the problem.
In this video, Tina Hilton shows you how to knit this gorgeous scarf.
Here's an opportunity to create a fanciful, stylish bracelet out of buttons.
Christine Jonson shows us how to make crushed velvet fabric from scratch.
Sarah Veblen will show you how to find and straighten the lengthwise and crosswise grains on your trickiest fabrics.
A well-edited volume by top-quality purveyors, Rizzoli, condenses the best of Vogue magazine into coffee-table format.
Here's extra details on how to make the bonus clutch bag from SewStylish.
This tutorial teaches you to create a custom fitting form on the cheap.
See Laura Murray demonstrate the tricks of the Paintstiks trade.
New high-tech fabrics can add an extra layer of sun protection.
Sewing lounges have been popping up across the country. Find a lounge near you and watch this video of Sew Subversive authors, Hope Meng, Melissa Alvarado, and Melissa Rannels as they give us a tour of their Stitch Lounge.
TV host Sandra Betzina shows us some easy tips for working with silk.
A book about Madeleine Vionnet, often referred to as the greatest dressmaker in the world.
Learn how to sew a smooth, flat dart, as shown in this video from the Sew Stylish Red Carpet Ready issue.
This book is a must-read for fans of classic, beautiful fashion.
Follow along with longtime sewer and author Sarah Veblen to see how to make a test garment out of unbleached cotton muslin.
Here are some great sewing tips from the brilliant members of PACC, which we just couldn't fit into our latest issue.
Create an instant backless bra to wear with your new backless dress by using a waist stay.
Learn how to prepare a pattern in order to sew a godet in your skirt.
Here is our new and improved dictionary of common terms from Sew Stylish Red Carpet Ready.
Here are some great tips for sewing with sheer fabric.
Take a virtual tour of one of our favorite fabric stores with Lisa Summerell.
Download our personal measurement chart to keep your measurements handy next time you go to the fabric store.
You can sew the straightest seam EVER, but if you don’t press it perfectly, it will look an all-out mess! In this video Ann Steeves will demonstrate how to perfectly press a garment.
A wide belt is a hot commodity in fashion circles these days. Watch a video showing how to wrap and tie one with panache
A new book about style from Nina Garcia, a judge on Project Runway, tells you all you need to know to develop your personal look.