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How to scale sewing patterns larger or smaller

How to scale sewing patterns larger or smaller

Have you ever seen a sewing pattern you love and then check out the sizing and realise it’s just not quite right for you? Seen a tote bag that’s not big enough or a clutch bag that’s larger than you would like? But resizing the pattern is just too difficult, too much hard work or you just don’t know where to start? Well, you might be surprised to know that actually, it’s really easy to…

How to print a PDF sewing pattern at home

How to print a PDF sewing pattern at home

Once you have downloaded your pattern files (see this article if you need help with downloading – How to Download A Digital PDF Sewing Pattern), then it’s time to open the file, review the instructions and pages and print out just the parts of the PDF document that you need. I’ll give you some tips on how to successfully print your PDF sewing patterns at home. These tips apply to all PDF sewing patterns, not…

How to download a digital PDF sewing pattern

How to download a digital PDF sewing pattern

Firstly, a massive thank you if you have bought one of my sewing patterns or the other digital downloads available from the store. It truly does mean a lot to me. I’ll soon have you on your way with your file so you can start sewing right away. Here’s a quick set of step by step instructions on how you can download a digital PDF sewing pattern or other digital files from the store or…

How to perfect your stitching with printable sewing practice sheets

How to perfect your stitching with printable sewing practice sheets

Sewing practice sheets, printable sewing sheets for beginners to practice stitching and sewing. No thread required, sew on your machine to punch holes in the paper! These printable sewing practice sheets have been designed with the total beginner in mind. I don’t know about you, but I remember when I first started out sewing, I found it difficult to even sew a straight line. I thought I was doing just fine, but then I’d take…