32 Tank Top Sewing Patterns – Women, Men, Kids (24 FREE!)

Tank tops, also called vests and singlets, are sleeveless tops normally made from stretchy knit fabric. They can be tight or relaxed fitting. Today, I’ve rounded up the best on offer for women, men, and kids, including 24 free ones!  If you’re looking for patterns with thinner straps, check out our list of camisole patterns. … Read more

50 Stylish Sewing Patterns for Women’s Pants (12 FREE PDF’s)

Here are the most stylish sewing patterns I’ve found for women’s pants. This list includes paper patterns, free pdf patterns to print at home, and plus sizes. I’ve pulled together useful information about each pattern like sizing, fabric requirements, and whether they’re beginner-friendly. Here are the main pant styles I’ve covered (in order): ‘Pull-on’ pants … Read more

26 Hoodie Sewing Patterns for Men, Women, Kids – 6 FREE!

Hoodies are jackets made from thick, stretchy knit fabrics. They’re characterized by the hood that’s attached to the neckline. Some are pull-on styles and others have partial or full front zippers. Many of them include the classic “kangaroo” pocket on the front, but there are also different pocket styles. Today I’ve rounded up the best … Read more

36 Sewing Patterns for Wrap Dresses (11 FREE PDF’s!)

Wrap dresses are a good introduction to sewing dresses as they’re easy to fit and have no tricky closures. I cherry-picked 36 of the best sewing patterns for wrap dresses in different styles. I even found 11 FREE PDF patterns! In this post, I’ll walk you through essential details like sizing, design details, recommended fabric, … Read more

32 Jumpsuit, Romper & Playsuit Sewing Patterns (11 FREE!)

Jumpsuits, rompers, and playsuits are one-piece garments with a joined top and pants (trousers). They come in multiple styles and lengths. Today I’ve rounded up the best on offer for women, including 11 FREE ones! We’ll cover lots of different styles including wide legs, wrap styles, and jumpsuits made from knit fabric. I’ll give you … Read more

How to Hand Sew Strong Seams from Start to Finish

Here’s how to hand sew the strongest seams using a backstitch (full and half versions). I’ve included beginner-friendly instructions for the whole process: getting your supplies, preparation work, the sewing process, and how to finish your seam and secure it in two ways. Contents list: What’s the best hand stitch for seams? What supplies you … Read more

31 Sewing Patterns for Women’s Shorts (8 FREE!)

Here are the best sewing patterns for women’s shorts that I’ve found on the internet, including 8 free PDF downloads! In this article I’ll give you all the essential information about these patterns; their size range, design features, recommended fabrics, pattern format, and whether they’re suitable for beginners. Here’s a list of the pattern styles … Read more