Sleeve Placket Tutorial

Tutorial: Sleeve Placket

A tower-style sleeve placket is used on men’s shirts, but some of women’s shirts also use this same type of placket. I think it is suitable when you want your shirt to have a more masculine, strong, powerful look. It looks a bit intimidating, but like any technique, with some practice, you will be able […]

Itch to Stitch Birthday Celebration

Itch to Stitch is 4 years old!

I am not good at celebrations, I am used to keeping my head down and work. But this is worth some celebration! Itch to Stitch turns 4 years old today! AND, our little Itch to Stitch Facebook group just reached 10000 members! PLUS, Itch to Stitch now has 50 patterns. A celebration is really a […]

Flat felled seam tutorial

Tutorial: Flat Felled Seam

When it comes to a seam that conceals all raw edges, French seam and Hong Kong seam finish seem to be first that come to people’s mind. But I think the flat felled seam deserves equal accolade. Flat felled seam is, well, flat. Unlike French seam and Hong Kong seam, there is nothing that sticks […]

Itch to Stitch Aveiro Cardigan PDF Sewing Pattern

New Sewing Pattern: Aveiro Cardigan

You speak, and I listen! Since the well-loved cardigan pattern Lisbon was born, you have been asking for a V-neck cardigan. That’s why I am bringing you the Aveiro Cardigan pattern! But that’s not all. The Aveiro comes in 4 bodice lengths and 4 sleeve lengths! I think all your cardigan needs should be covered […]

Itch to Stitch ITS Time to Sew Blog Tour 2018

ITS Time to Sew Blog Tour

Welcome to Itch to Stitch’s ITS Time to Sew Blog Tour! Indeed, it’s about time! I am excited about the lineup of bloggers and their makes using Itch to Stitch patterns, as well as the prizes that you have a chance to win! Oh, accompanied the tour is a sale as well! It’s all around […]

Itch to Stitch Petaluma Faux Wrap Dress PDF Sewing Pattern

New Sewing Pattern: Petaluma Faux Wrap Dress

Who’s ready for a new dress sewing pattern? I am (I hope you are too)! I feel so feminine and pretty in this Petaluma Faux Wrap Dress. I firmly believe that the wrap dress is one of the most figure-flattering wardrobe staple; the diagonal lines of the surplice bodice and skirt make the body look […]

Itch to Stitch Dana Point Top PDF Sewing Pattern

New Sewing Pattern: Dana Point Top

Hi lovelies! Are you ready for another fabulous and flattering woven top sewing pattern that comes in A, B, C, D and DD cups? Here we have the out-of-the-oven-hot Dana Point Top! For one week, the Dana Point Top sewing pattern is 20% off. The volume discount still applies—get 15% off your entire cart if your […]

How to sew a dart

Sewing a Dart

Someone requested that I write about sewing a dart. This is not a topic I think about writing, so I appreciate feedback from you all. I use this method *most* of the time. As you can see below, there’s some limitation. But we don’t have to go into all the other scenarios now. We will […]

Itch to Stitch Chirripo Top PDF Sewing Pattern

New Sewing Pattern: Chirripo Top

Are you dreaming about wearing something cool and breezy these days? I have the exact top you need in the shop—the Chirripo Top! This Chirripo Top is designed to be make with lightweight woven fabric. My favorite feature? The square neckline! You don’t see square neckline these days much, but the uniqueness is exactly why […]

Itch to Stitch Plitvice Top PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Plitvice Top

Kick your everyday wear up another notch with the latest addition to the Itch to Stitch catalog—the Plitvice Top! You know why I name this sewing pattern Plitvice? Plitvice Lakes National Park is in Croatia. It has the most amazing cascading lakes with an astonishing color. The front of this top reminds me these lakes; […]

Itch to Stitch Crystal Cove Cami PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Crystal Cove Cami

As the heat is approaching, I want to wear something light, flowy and cool. The Crystal Cove Cami fits that bill perfectly. Even if you are not the type wearing spaghetti straps, the cami can also work as a base layer underneath another top. For one week, the Crystal Cove Cami pattern is 20% off. […]

How to turn loops - spaghetti straps, button loops, waist ties, shoe laces

Turning Loops/Spaghetti Straps – Three Ways

You may encounter a project where thin, skinny, fabric loops will be required—spaghetti straps, button loops, waist ties, shoe laces or whatever. These loops are usually made of fabric cut on the bias, sewn together with right sides together, and then are turned right side out. There are many ways to turn loops, way more […]