Make It, Wear It! Month in Review

on July 1 | in Sewing Inspiration | by | with 16 Comments

June’s clothing focus was great fun and we had lots of really positive feedback from you too… We hope you were inspired to “Make It & Wear It,” and that you learned something new. Thanks to all of our fantastic contributors and to our sponsors, SINGER and Ottobre, as well.

Here are our Make It, Wear It! tutorials all in one handy, linkable page:

spacer Sewing Clothes? Get the Right Tools! by Sally
spacer Interview with Natalie Purschwitz from MakeShift
spacer Skirt Sew-Along Part One, Part Two & Part Three by Kathie
spacer Easy Patch Pockets by Mo
spacer The Mighty Dart ~ The Role of Darts in your Fitted Clothing by Sarai
spacer All About Lining a Garment by Irene
spacer Tips and Techniques for Hems by Carla
spacer Finishing Touches for Garment Sewing by Sally
spacer Tips for Working With Knits & Mock-Coverstitch Tutorial by Meg
spacer Yoga Skirt Tutorial (Toddler + Child + Women) by Patty
spacer Tips for Embellishing Knits + Knit Appliqué Tutorial by Shelly & Karen
spacer How to Refashion with Color-Blocking by Tina
spacer Tips for Sewing with Vintage Patterns by Mena
spacer How to Make a Collar with a Collar Stand by Kathie
spacer How to Make a Buttondown Shirt Cuff with Placket by Kathie
spacer Jennifer’s Fabric Focus ~ Free Summer Top Pattern by Jennifer
spacer Women’s Clothing Month Links
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16 Responses to Make It, Wear It! Month in Review

  1. Trish B. says:

    thanks for putting it all together…

  2. Greta Barron says:

    Such great motivation to make some really fun new outfits!! Thank you!! 🙂

  3. ~Helena~ says:

    Great month thanks to all.

  4. April says:

    loved this month! cant wait for the next theme!

  5. amber says:

    i am going to bookmark this page as a resource. i am so sad that the month is over.

  6. kerri says:

    I think this was my favorite of all the themes. So useful and helpful!

  7. Rebecca says:

    so much fun! I did some garment sewing in June, but never managed to get any pics up. Very inspiring.

  8. Debbie Bishop says:

    No time to sew this past month but I’ve got some great resources now for when the time allows. Thanks for everything.

  9. Mama Lusco says:

    So many fun ideas and tutorials. Thank you!

  10. Melissa says:

    I attempted to sew my first garment, a Simplicity Easy-To-Sew skirt, but F’d it up and called it quits for now. Oh, well.

  11. Valerie says:

    A fun month! I learned a lot!

  12. Millie says:

    I have learned so much this month! Thank you, sewmamsew, for consistently providing such great inspiration and instruction!

  13. Jenny says:

    It was a lovely month! Thanks for all the hard work! 🙂

  14. Lola says:

    I have been wanting to sew for myself for a few years now. The Make it, Wear it sewing challenge helped me to achieve it!

    I posted the blouse I made on my blog.

  15. qsogirl says:

    I have really thoroughly enjoyed this month’s theme! Thank you!! I hope you’ll do more clothing features in the future.

  16. I loved this challenge! It was motivating and inspiring. Thanks so much! Happy Sewin! 🙂

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