Tutorials

Hey friends! I'm excited to share with you a quick tutorial on how to create your own custom piping and how to add it to your Simple Life Pattern creations. You can also use pre-made piping and we'll go over that too. For this tutorial I've chosen Wendy as my

Hello fellow sewists! My name is Victoria Strong, and this is my first time doing a showcase for Simple Life Patterns. I have been sewing for over fifteen years, but made my first garment only eight years ago. I had my youngest daughter three years ago and have been sewing

Hello everyone! My name is Holly and this is my very first blog post here at Simple Life Pattern Co.  I am excited to be with you today to show you how to turn the Tinsley dress pattern from a single scallop hemline into a 3-tier scalloped skirt.  The scallop hemline

Welcome to the final day of the Trixie sew-along. You all have done such a wonderful job and I'm so excited to see your finished creations! To finish we are working through steps 24 through 31 of the Trixie pattern tutorial. Collar The first thing we need to do is sew our

Welcome to day 4 of the Trixie sew-along. I'm glad everyone got their henley plackets done and it looks like everyone is caught back up! Today we are going to work on adding sleeves/sleeve binding. We will work through steps 15 through 24 of the pattern tutorial. Sleeve Binding If you decided

Welcome back for day three of the Trixie sew-along. I only saw a couple completed henley plackets so if you are still struggling, please reach out to me. Today we will work through steps  11 through 14 to add the optional pockets and attach the shoulder seams. Preparing Your Fabric Pieces Before