DIY Beach Duster

May 6, 2020By Laura PiferApparel, Fashion, Garment 1 Comment

With warmer temperatures around the corner and hopefully some fun in the sun soon, I thought it would be fun to create a DIY Duster. This can be worn as a swimsuit cover up, robe, or even a part of your look. You can alter the length as you’d like and make in several fabrics. … Read More

A Buzzzy Bee T-Shirt Tutorial

April 27, 2020By Tabitha SewerApparel, Appliqué 3 Comments

Here is a fun quick project to celebrate our love of bees. Materials: Brother embroidery sewing machine (I used my Brother Stellaire XJ1) Black embroidery thread Yellow embroidery thread Off-White embroidery thread Embroidery stabilizer Marking tool Heavy weight fabric such as canvas Optional: Seam sealant Instructions: 1. Purchase a bee embroidery file of your choosing … Read More

Adding Puffy Sleeves to a T-Shirt

April 13, 2020By Jane MonzuresApparel, DIY, Fashion No Comments

Exaggerated sleeves are the new staple in fashion this year. So, if you’re looking for a way to update your wardrobe, this is a great trick to add puffy sleeves to an old shirt. You will need: Brother sewing machine (I used the Brother Pacesetter PS5234) Fitted t-shirt Coordinating fabric Pattern paper Ruler Scissors Straight … Read More

Easy V Neckline T-shirt

April 8, 2020By Emily ThompsonApparel, Garment, Serger 1 Comment

I just love comfy tee’s, don’t you? And while I’ve sewn hundreds of t-shirts for my kids and myself, I’m still nervous about sewing a V neck t-shirt. All my confidence goes out the window when I think about trying to get that perfect point on the V. I’ve come up with a way to … Read More

Cozy Plaid Poncho Project

January 23, 2020By Laura PiferApparel, Serger, Sewing 1 Comment

It must be the Scottish heritage in me, but I love all things plaid, it’s my favorite print. Our Campbell Clan has our own tartan print known as the “Campbell plaid” (green, white, with a thin yellow stripe). Every year my Grandma use to make us ponchos for winter. She’d use wool blankets or scarves … Read More

Get Glamorous with a Simple Stretch Gold Metallic Skirt

January 15, 2020By Jane MonzuresApparel, Fashion, Garment No Comments

Please give a warm Stitching Sewcial welcome to fashion sewer, crafty DIYer, and EMMY winning major market television and radio personality, Jane Monzures! Jane will be showcasing her couture talents monthly on the Stitching Sewcial blog with fun, fashion-friendly projects, and DIY videos. Welcome, Jane! Hi friends and thanks! Today, let’s get your glamour on … Read More

DIY Fun Scrunchie Project

March 11, 2019By Laura PiferApparel, Sewing, Tutorial 6 Comments

If you haven’t already noticed scrunchies have made a comeback in the past couple months. Everyone from my 7-year-old niece to the top fashion bloggers are using them. I grew up in the 90’s so scrunchies are a nostalgic accessory to me. I remember wanting one in every color and print to match my looks. … Read More

Let’s Sew a Coat

February 22, 2019By Laura PiferApparel, DIY, Projects 6 Comments

One of my Sewing New Year Resolutions this year is to make more separates like coats and pants. I’ve sewn a couple coats before, but I really wanted a fun one to add to my wardrobe. My motto has always been “why sew boring clothes??” I had this idea I really wanted to recreate this … Read More