Mannequin with red measuring tape around shoulders and handbrushed lettering overlayed reading Resources Sew My Style 2020 #SMS20

Did you miss an #SMS20 newsletter (sign up here)? Looking for a tip from one of our leaders? Here are all the links to resources that have been posted by our leadership team throughout the year.

Updated with each newsletter release.

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January

PauletteQ&A with Featured Designer Megan Nielsen: a quick interview with one of the two featured designers for #SMS20 January

Michele – How to Remove KAM Snaps Fast: a quick tutorial for getting them out of your clothes (video)

Laura – Sew My Style 2020 #sms20: the patterns Laura is planning to make this year (video)

Paulette – Enhance Your Closet with Sew My Style 2020: how do you integrate this year’s patterns into your existing wardrobe?

Michele – Pants Fitting Tips: great tips for making pants! (IG video highlight)

Kelsey – Style Inspiration for Your Tania Culottes: different ways to wear these pants that look like skirts

Kelsey – 3 Simple Tips for How to Style Your Culottes in Winter: how to wear possibly thin pants in cold weather

Ari – Sew My Style 2020: a look at all the patterns

Ari – Kortney Bodysuit Inspiration: styling inspiration as well as tips for making a bodysuit

Paulette – Q&A with Featured Designer Stephanie Thiel of Rad Patterns: a quick interview with one of the two featured designers for #SMS20 January

Ari – Kortney Bodysuit & Tania Culottes: a recap of both January patterns with many hilarious pictures!


February

Michele –  Minimum Ease/Wearing Ease: those tricky numbers demystified!

Carol –  Summit Pack Tutorial/Sew Along (Pt 1): an overview of the Summit Pack and resources for buying bag-making supplies

Carol – Summit Pack Tutorial/ Sew Along (Pt 2): a step-by-step photo tutorial of the Summit Pack

Michele – Where to Measure on a Pattern: if you need help figuring out where to measure fit points on a pattern, use this in-depth guide

PauletteFriday Pattern Company Designer Q&A: a fun interview with Chelsea Gurnoe, the pattern designer behind Friday Pattern Company

Julian Sew My Style 2020 Ilford Jacket: read about Julian’s adjustments to the pattern and how he matches it with shiny Chucks

Sarah Ilford Jacket: Sarah’s take on the pattern, with exquisite embroidery details

Paulette Laela Jeyne Patterns – Sew My Style 2020 Designer Q&A: get to know Marisa Ryniak, the designer behind Laela Jeyne Patterns

Ari – Sailor Moon Inspired Ilford Jacket & Tania Culottes: see how Ari paired January’s and February’s patterns into this great outfit

Paulette Turning the Ilford Jacket into a Shirt: the Ilford makes a pretty easy-to-sew shirt too!


March

Minna Meet the Gelato Blouse + Dress: Minna introduces the pattern and shows you how to make it, with some adjustment tips and a tutorial.

Laura Willa Week Part 1: Laura reviews the pattern, shows her 2 versions, and the changes she made

Minna Gelato Blouse + Dress Pattern Hacks: Minna lists nearly every conceivable pattern hack for the neckline, sleeves, placket, ruffles, pockets, hem flare, back closure. You name it!


Mannequin with red measuring tape around shoulders and handbrushed lettering overlayed reading Resources Sew My Style 2020 #SMS20