How to topstitch an Elastic Waistband

How to Topstitch an Elastic Waistband

In store-bought clothes, you’d usually see that the waistbands of pull-on pants or skirts are topstitched. At home, I try to achieve that same look too. But it’s not just a matter of esthetic; by topstitching the waistband, the elastic inside does not roll or move anymore, so you will never have to fuss with it. […]

Itch to Stitch Paro Cardigan PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern Release: Paro Cardigan

You can’t go wrong with a cozy cardigan. I am not exaggerating when I say that I’ve been wearing my three Paro Cardigans almost every day since I made them. They are so cozy, and more importantly, I feel pretty in them. And today, you too can make your very own Paro Cardigan. I know that […]

Itch to Stitch Paro Cardigan PDF Sewing Pattern

Testing Call: Paro Cardigan

TESTING CALL CLOSED The testing call is now closed. Thank you so much for your support! The Paro Cardigan pattern is now available in the shop. +++++++++++++ Happy new year! I hope you had a wonderful break and are ready to rock and roll in this sure-to-be-amazing year! For me, I can’t wait to jump […]

New Pattern Release: Vientiane Skirt

The Vientiane Skirt PDF sewing pattern is available today! I am so excited about the possibilities that the Vientiane brings. Depending on the fabric used, it can be your biking buddy (tested and proven cycling attire by one tester), or it can part of your power office ensemble (work clothes doesn’t have to be boring). This […]

Itch to Stitch Vientiane Skirt

Testing Call: Vientiane Skirt

TESTING CALL CLOSED The testing call is now closed. Thank you so much for your support! The Vientiane Skirt is now available in the shop. +++++++++++++ The Vientiane Skirt is ready to be tested! Are you interested in testing? If so, please read on! I think the Vientiane Skirt is great for the holiday season; […]

Arenal Top PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern Release: Arenal Top

Hi everyone! The Arenal Top sewing pattern is released today! I made 3 Arenal Tops for myself and they are already in heavy rotation in this chillier weather. I think you will love yours as much as I love mine. The new pattern is 20% now for one week. And if you purchase any two […]

An Easy Way to Create a Curved Narrow Hem

How to Make a Narrow Hem on Curves

There are many tutorials out there on how to create a narrow hem. The problem is they mostly demonstrate on a rectangular piece of fabric, which makes the process deceivingly easy. With a few exceptions, that usually is not how I use a narrow hem. If I need to hem something straight, a wide hem of 1″ or […]

single-welt-pocket

Single Welt Pocket Tutorial

Hello sewing world! Today I’m going to share with you how to sew a welt pocket to the Belize Shorts, but you can really use this tutorial to put a welt pocket on anything that you think needs one. When the Belize Shorts were released I just knew I would love these shorts and adding […]