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 […]

Itch to Stitch Nottingham Top PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Nottingham Top

Ready for something simple but with a unique twist? Please welcome the new lineup of Itch to Stitch Designs—the Nottingham Top pattern! My husband named this top, but he said I should name it “KNottingham”. lol! No, I am not doing that, but Nottingham it is! For one week, the Nottingham Top pattern is 20% […]

Itch to Stitch Danube Jean Skirt PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Danube Jean Skirt

Jeans are the basic workhorse in my wardrobe, but my love for jeans also extends to jean skirts. I don’t have many jeans skirts in my life, but that’s only because one skirt can already go with so many tops; one made with denim with a classic wash is very versatile. The Danube Jean Skirt […]

Itch to Stitch Giverny Dress PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Giverny Dress

Today we welcome a new lineup to the Itch to Stitch pattern catalogue—The Giverny Dress. It’s a vintage-inspired, elegant dress that will turn heads and stop traffic! The Giverny Dress is a bit of a departure from my casual garment patterns. But a girl can sometimes make something fancy, right? I think you would feel […]

Itch to Stitch Bellavista Top PDF Sewing Pattern

New Pattern: Bellavista Top

Happy new year everyone! Did you have a good holiday season? I did. Mine was pretty mellow but I really enjoyed it anyway. Are we ready to get back to sewing and building an amazing wardrobe? I am! This new pattern, Bellavista Top, is right there for you. For one week, the Bellavista Top is […]