Warmer weather is the perfect time for denim skirts and we think every me-made wardrobe should include an easy-to-wear denim skirt that can be quickly transitioned from day to night, and even summer to fall when paired with a bold pair of tights. Using our Dogwood Denim™, we’ll take you through all the steps you need for creating a skirt in the video below using our free PDF pattern (available in sizes 0-18). If you prefer a shorter or longer length, we’ve included two additional versions just for you! Find the full instructions and download your pattern below. [Read more…] about Make Your Own Denim Skirt for Any Occasion | Free Pattern
Introducing: an affordable, airy and beautiful DIY summer kimono. Using Spoonflower’s Chiffon, this kimono sews up quickly, and can be worn around the house or layered for a breezy boho look that is music festival and Sunday picnic-approved! Keep reading to see the complete video tutorial or jump ahead for the step-by-step photo instructions. [Read more…] about A Beginner-Friendly Kimono for Festival Season | Video Tutorial
Searching for something to keep your little one stylish AND comfortable? This DIY Toddler Tee tutorial (free pattern included!) is guaranteed to make everyone happy. These are a cinch to sew up, and you can customize them to your child’s style. Pair with leggings for the ultimate comfy and crafty outfit. Check out the video tutorial below, or jump down to follow along with the step by step guide.
What do you get when you mix Ms. Frizzle, Martha Stewart and a passion for teaching children all about the wonders of art? It’s got to be Cassie Stephens, the whimsical and creative elementary school art teacher behind the blog cassiestephens.com. Stepping into Cassie’s technicolor world of handmade dresses inspired by famous works of art, it’s no secret why her students can’t wait to get to class. Today she’s stopping by the blog to show how a recent Spoonflower purchase inspired a complete classroom transformation and a one-of-a-kind outfit to add to her me-made wardrobe.
Take your seat and sharpen those colored pencils because art class is now in session!
If you’ve been looking for your new go-to top, something that is easy to wear but still packs a stylish punch, we’ve got the pattern for you! The wrapped silhouette and wide boat neckline of the Wrap Blouse by BurdaStyle makes your soon-to-be favorite top elegant and suitable for both the office and going out. Want to know what’s even better? You can now make this blouse and five other BurdaStyle patterns using Sprout Patterns’ cut & sew technology thanks to an exciting Sprout Patterns + BurdaStyle collaboration! To kick things off, we’re unwrapping the Wrap Blouse with Sharadha R, the talented DIY enthusiast behind the blog Sweet Shard.
This fall, we’re all about layering. In our free time you can find us knitting up a chunky scarf or sewing the Lonetree Jacket in Lightweight Twill. Want to know one more me-made piece that’s an essential basic behind any collection of layers? The bodysuit! Today, Maddie Flanigan, the seamstress behind Madalynne, is here to give us a twist on her iconic bodysuit pattern from Simplicity.
Have you ever found a sewing pattern that you instantly know you’ll be making seven more versions of as soon as you can get more fabric? For Spoonflower team member Meredith, the combination of Celosia Velvet™ and the Cleo by Tilly and the Buttons has become the fall wardrobe piece she can’t live without. Keep reading to find out why she’ll be living in this pattern all Fall!
Meredith: If you’ve been following the blog this year, you may remember when I shared my love story with the Kielo Wrap Dress by Named Clothing, available on Sprout Patterns. I’m five wrap dresses in and still can’t get enough but these past few weeks had me on the quest for a fall version of this go-to dress.
Things I knew I wanted in my next sewing project: [Read more…] about This Velvet Dress Will Be Your Go-To Fall Look
Have you been dreaming of one day having a wardrobe that’s 100% handmade? For today’s guest blogger, Sara Johansen from The Sara Project, she’s one blouse closer to achieving her me-made goal with today’s tutorial! Sara is joining us (for the first time!) to share her take on a boho blouse featuring our Organic Sweet Pea Gauze™. If you’re looking for a light and airy top to add to your wardrobe, this is the pattern for you! Add a gorgeous print from holli_zollinger and you’ve got the perfect day to night blouse.
Spend this weekend working on updating your wardrobe. Whether you need to do a good purge of your closet or add a few handmade pieces, the next two days give you a perfect opportunity to get started! We've rounded up a few patterns we can't wait to stitch up into new additons for our wardrobe.
GET TO WORK: Create a stylish and sophisticated top that easily transitions from the office to happy hour!
GET STUFF DONE: For busy days running errands or weekends with a full schedule, a comfortable yet cute top is a must.
GET COZY: Whip up a Linden sweatshirt for cozy evenings around the house, or dress it up for every day wear.
GET ALL DOLLED UP: A chic flattering silhouette is the perfect garment for date night. Pair with red lipstick, cute shoes, and a fun bag and you're good to go!
BONUS: For baby, because this is just way too cute not to share!