5 Tips for Sewing with Double Brushed Poly Knits

5 Tips for Sewing with Double Brushed Poly Knits

Created by Tie Dye Diva Sewing Patterns

Let’s dispel some fear about working with one of our favorite super soft fabrics, Double Brushed Poly (DBP)! DBP fabric has gained popularity recently as the perfect leggings fabric, but we’re beginning to see it being used for many more types of garments that call for a light to mid-weight knit fabric.

It’s not surprising either! Who wouldn’t want to drape their bodies in this incredibly soft fabric? DBP

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Best Fabrics for Babies

Best Fabrics for Babies

We often celebrate new life with presents, cards and, of course, a lot of baby clothes! But what about creating your own baby clothes and accessories? Whether you’re sewing clothes for your own bundle of joy or making them as a gift, handmade items are especially perfect for babies. Before you get started on your next baby project, however, we suggest paying special attention to a baby’s needs, especially when it comes to choosing fabrics. Babies have sensitive

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Knit Baby Romper Tutorial

Knit Baby Romper Tutorial

Created by Shannon McBride

Rompers are always a wardrobe staple for babies and toddlers, and this closure-free knit romper provides ultimate comfort while showcasing major style. I know it’s ultra-comfortable for little ones and a one-stop-shop for a quick outfit.

In this tutorial, I’ll provide step by step instructions to create your own pattern and construct a baby/toddler romper. While the construction of the romper itself is an advanced sewist project that requires the use of a

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DIY Diaper Bag

DIY Diaper Bag

Created by: Blue Susan Makes

Hello sewing friends! Sarah from Blue Susan Makes here. My “baby” just turned 2 and he is busy, busy, busy! Since he can run now and is becoming a little more independent, I don’t need to bring along so many things when we are out and about these days. So, I designed a smaller diaper bag that still has plenty of pockets to help me stay organized.

Diaper Bag

It has a wide base so it

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How to Sew an Underlining

How to Sew an Underlining

Created by: Tie Dye Diva Patterns

Today we’re going to share with you a simple lining technique that can be used when sewing lightweight fabrics that are semi-transparent or need a bit of structure. With just a few extra steps, you can sew up those lovely fabrics you’ve been avoiding because they might be “see-through!”

Underlinings are different from traditional linings in that they are considered a part of the main fabric after they are basted together. This

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Pullover Toddler Bib Tutorial

Pullover Toddler Bib Tutorial

Created by: Blue Susan Makes

Hi sewing friends! This is Sarah from Blue Susan Makes. Today I'm happy to share with you a tutorial for a fun Pullover Toddler Bib. This style of baby bib has become a staple in my household. It goes on easily, is tough for my toddler to pull off, and provides great coverage for all those messy toddler meals. I recently sewed these up in several fun prints with things on them that he recognizes.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pillowcase & Blanket Tutorial

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pillowcase & Blanket Tutorial

Check out this TMNT pillowcase and fleece blanket tutorial! Perfect for kids, gifts and super fans of all ages.

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Materials:
For the Fleece Blanket:

Cut labeled selvedge off and trim the fabric so that the orientation is a proportional rectangle. Use the fabric’s print as a guide.
Sew ½’’ double fold hem along each selvedge
Sew 1’’ double

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