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Shirring with elastic thread

Shirring with Elastic Thread

Shirring with elastic thread is easier than it looks. Sure, it does take some time, but you can succeed without a whole lot of practice. Even if you think it does not look perfect, the truth is that when the garment is worn, any imperfection will not be visible. You can put shirring on just […]

Itch to Stitch Varzim Overalls PDF Sewing Patterns

New Pattern: Varzim Overalls

The Varzim Overalls pattern seems to be a departure from my usual style, isn’t it? But when I first saw a pair of overall joggers, I was so enamored that I knew I must have a pattern. I imagined that when the leaves turned yellow and the trees got bare, these jogger overalls would keep […]

Itch to Stitch Foz Top PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Foz Top

Over the years of sewing, I have gotten to know what self-made garments I wear the most. I call them my “best value garments” because they give me the highest return on investment in sewing time and material.  It’s a garment the new Foz Top is such a pattern. It’s a garment that I can […]

Itch to Stitch Lagan Coat PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Lagan Coat

Itch to Stitch’s first coat pattern, the Lagan, is now in the shop! It’s not too early to plan to make a coat. Before you know it, the leaves will turn red and yellow, and the chill will arrive! Coat-making is such a satisfying project. If you have been wanting to try it, you know […]

Itch to Stitch Celeste Dress PDF Sewing Pattern (Expanded Sizes)

Expanded Sizes: Celeste Dress

Originally released in 2020 with sizes 00 to 20, the Celeste Dress is one of the most popular patterns at Itch to Stitch. Personally, I lived in the dress during the summer of 2020. It’s cute, comfortable, and flattering. I can’t ask for more! So I decided to expand the size range to size 40. […]

Itch to Stitch Spirren Tank PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Spirren Tank

It’s great that for some of us, summer is finally (and solidly) here! I’ve experienced temperatures from 65°F to 108°F (18°C to 42°C) in various places in the last month! I found that a good tank top is really versatile. On the chillier side, I can wear my cardigan or jean jacket over it, on […]

Itch to Stitch Glenelly Top & Dress PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Glenelly Top & Dress

Want a casual, simple knit top that looks different? Look no further than Itch to Stitch’s latest sewing pattern, the Glenelly Top & Dress! For one week (through June 28, 2021), the Glenelly Top & Dress sewing pattern is 20% off. The volume discount still applies—get 15% off your entire cart if your purchase is […]

Itch to Stitch Nittany Top PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Nittany Top

I always love pleats on necklines. I think it adds interest, but not overly frilly for my taste. The new Itch to Stitch pattern, a woven top called the Nittany Top, is my latest design with this lovely feature. For one week (through June 7, 2021), the Nittany Top sewing pattern is 20% off. The […]

Itch to Stitch Recoleta Dress PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Recoleta Dress

A breezy woven dress is always a good idea for spring and summer—you will want to reach out to the Recoleta Dress again and again. For one week (through May 5, 2021), the Recoleta Dress sewing pattern is 20% off. The volume discount still applies—get 15% off your entire cart if your purchase is $20 […]

Itch to Stitch Upland Trousers PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Upland Trousers

It’s been a while since I think about wearing clothes that is not sweatpants, t-shirt and sweatshirt. While I love wearing comfy clothing, I also feel that elegant, “go-out” clothes give me a sense of returning to normalcy. Hence, let me introduce you to my latest sewing pattern, the Upland Trousers! For one week (through […]

Itch to Stitch Seychelles Top PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Seychelles Top

There’s nothing not to love about Itch to Stitch’s latest pattern, the Seychelles Top, a basic woven top that is versatile, comfortable, and cute! I know that the Seychelles Top will be the workhorse of your wardrobe. The Seychelles comes in sizes 00 to 40 and cup sizes. That means the pattern comes in a […]

Itch to Stitch Gothenburg Top PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Gothenburg Top

Instant gratification is pretty awesome sometimes, isn’t it? It is especially nice if you need a pick-me-up in the sewjo department. Not only is the new pattern, the Gothenburg Top, a super quick sew, but it’s also super cute! And hooray for cup sizes! You can get a great bust fit without fuss! Of course, […]