DIY Snakes and Ladders Game Mat

DIY Snakes and Ladders Game Mat

Here's a fun project for the whole family to work on! It can be done by sewing, or with a no-sew method! Click HERE to get a FREE tutorial with detailed instructions to make your own game mat. ***please note, the free tutorial version does not include templates - you...

How to Make Lace Up Slipper Boots

How to Make Lace Up Slipper Boots

This tutorial shows how to hack (modify) the Canmore Cuddle Boots (for knit fabrics) OR Rocky Mountain Slipper Boots (for woven fabrics) with grommets for lacing up the sides, in place of the side zipper. I used some great cotton lycra from Wellington Fabrics for my...

Three Favorite Methods for Gathering Fabric

Three Favorite Methods for Gathering Fabric

Gathering fabric is something that many sewists find difficult, and some even avoid - though it's a beautiful element in many different styles of garments, and with the right method can be quite easy. There are a ton of different methods that can be used for...

How to Sew a Tiered Skirt

How to Sew a Tiered Skirt

***UPDATE: If you don't want to do the calculations, we now offer a FREE sewing pattern for a dress with a tiered skirt, which you can mash with the Reverie or pretty much any other bodice with a seam at the natural waist! Check out the Talia Tiered Dress.*** When I...

Blending Sizes on Pants For the Perfect Fit

Blending Sizes on Pants For the Perfect Fit

When sewing pants for children, it's very common for their waist and height to fall into different sizes. Thankfully, size blending can be done using these simple methods. Note: the examples show a leggings-style pant (with no side seams), but this can be done in...

Pleated Strap Hack for the Reverie

Pleated Strap Hack for the Reverie

The Reverie is already a pretty fast sew, but the gathering does take some time. The Addison circle skirt add-on eliminates the skirt gathering, and here is a fun hack you can use to skip the strap gathering, with a pretty pleat! Start with the regular steps of sewing...