As we near the end of 2018, National Sewing Circle is looking back at what videos and articles our community has found most useful. We’ve rounded up our top 7 most popular videos and articles, picked by YOU. Read below to see the best of 2018. 1. Pajama Pants Pattern Who doesn’t love getting cozy…
Looking for some new sewing knowledge? Nicki LaFoille will answer your questions with help from Ashley Hough on our next NSC LIVE. Tune in on Thursday, October 25th at 7:00 p.m. CT. Feel free to ask questions live during the show by using the chat box below.
I am a new owner/user of a serger. I want to entirely use a serger to make my next project, specifically learning to sew and cut off fabric using the 1/2″ seam. Is there an easy way for me to edit the instructions so they are 100% serger friendly? Or maybe the serger instructions are available somewhere else?
For many of us, Halloween sneaks up too quickly to have been able to create an intricate costume. However, it’s still way more fun to make your own outfit rather than purchase one in a store. A DIY Halloween costume tends to be more budget friendly, hold up better (well… depending on your skill), and…
In this month’s NSC LIVE with Nicki LaFoille, learn how to make alterations like fixing an underarm gap and making a garment larger or smaller- both on a pattern piece and on a readymade garment. Nicki also provides tips for sewing with fleece and other tricky fabrics. Feel free to ask questions live during the…
Learn how to draft and make your own shirt pattern with Ashley Hough. You’ll draft this super simple pattern using your own body measurements, so it’s guaranteed to fit.
I have sewn all my buttonholes using my machine, and now need to sew the buttons using the foot that came with my machine. How can I make sure the buttons are accurately placed to correctly line up with the buttonholes?
Learn how to make a bag organizer perfect for a large purse, backpack or duffel. The organizer features many pockets on both the inside and outside in a variety of different sizes as well as pockets with pencil dividers and elastic at the top.
In this month’s NSC LIVE, Ashley Hough highlights a portion of a 10-pattern bundle set available for purchase in the shop. This fun set will expand your sewing skills and help you create a variety of useful projects for everyday life. Ashley also answers plenty of viewer questions.
There's a bag for every occasion, and we've got you covered on the patterns! Learn how to sew all kinds of bags at every skill level with the 10 patterns we've provided below. National Sewing Circle is also happy to feature some awesome bloggers from the sewing community in this article, including: Sew Much Ado, Sew What Alicia, MellySews, Ohoh Deco, and Life Sew Savory. So, start scrolling and see which bag pattern best fits your needs!