Sewing Tutorials on the Craftsy Sewing Blog

I've been been writing articles, how-to's and step-by-step tutorials on the Craftsy Sewing Blog since 2014, accumulating quite a few, so here are links to these posts. Note that I don't necessarily wrote the post title :)  so I've added a bit of clarification where it might be needed. This isn't the full list but as I have time I will add the rest of my posts and new ones going forward.


Small Bust Adjustment for Princess Seams

Small Bust Adjustment for Darted Bodice

Fit on the Fly: How to adjust for Fit as you sew

Plus Size Pattern Fitting and Design Tips:  All about the Vertical Adjustment

How to Choose the Right Size on a Sewing Pattern

11 Little Tricks to Getting an Amazing Fit

How to Adjust a Wrap Dress Neckline

How to Alter Jeans at the Waist for a Perfect Fit

4 Fit Adjustments for the Armhole you may never have considered

How to easily adjust the apex on any pattern 

Stitching and Seams

Easy Elegance: Tips to sew the Perfect Princess Seam

9 Tips to Sew a Perfect V-Neck without Puckering

Matching up Seams

5 Ways to Tame Floppy Facings so they stay put   Understitching, where and how to do it

Learn to Sew a Waistband that's never crooked

How to replace a broken zipper on a pair of jeans

Add pockets to a dress

Facings vs. Bindings: a debate

Collars and Plackets, Shirts

The 2 Simplest Ways to Attach a Collar to a Shirt

How to make a Popover Placket on a Shirt  convert a button front shirt pattern to have a center front placket, pattern drafting tutorial and how to sew

Add an Elegant Cowl Collar to your Blouse    change a standard collar to a cowl collar on a woven or knit

How to make a Hidden Button Placket for Blouses


How to Sew this season's Trendiest Sleeve     how to adjust your pattern for a split sleeve opening

How to Adjust your Pattern for Sleeve fit       3 adjustments to a sleeve pattern for fit

Sewing Patterns


General Tips and Tricks

14 Time Saving Sewing Tricks for Better, Faster Results

Interfacing for Garments: 6 Surprising Spots to Use It

Party Dress Shortcuts: How to make an elegant dress in a hurry

Save Money, Save Time, Fit Better! Top 10 Reasons to Make a Muslin

How to alter a Bodice to create a waist yoke with bust gathers for a Vintage look

How to create a Flounce style ruffle to add to any pattern

How to Design and Sew a Scalloped Edge

Working with Plaid

Professional Sewing Tips: 6 secrets to More Polished Pieces

Sewing with Ribbon: 5 Creative Ideas

How to Sew a Clean Finished Shirt Yoke (burrito method)

16 Garment Sewing Terms you need to know

How to make Jeans Skinny

Tips for sewing perfect Hems

8 Clever tricks for Making the most of your fabric (cutting out tips)

Unexpected Household items for your sewing toolbox 

Pattern Cutting: Fitting a pattern when you're short on Fabric

Project Sewing

Sew a Fast and Fun Plant Hanger with 1/2 yard of fabric

Quick Weekend Project: how to sew a knit skirt with an elastic waist

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Sewing a Dress

How to Sew a Pencil Skirt

How to Adapt a Shirt Pattern to Make a Tunic Top, Part One

How to Sew a Tunic Top from a Basic Shirt Pattern: Part Two

Bust your Stash with this Quick Headband Tutorial

Sew an Adorable Bunny Bag

How to Sew a Custom Bow Tie

How to Sew an Apron, No Pattern Required

Box it Up: 3 Steps to making a Squared Pillow Cover

DIY Beach Cover Up

Sweet Dreams: How to Make a Custom Nightgown

Sew Comfortable: How to Sew Perfectly Plump Throw Pillow Covers

How to make a flower bouquet carrier

Update an existing T-shirt

1 comment:

  1. Beth, your Craftsy tutorials are really so helpful. Precise instructions. Helpful photos. I certainly appreciate the effort you put into making certain the instructions are all clear. Thank you.