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.
Paulette – Q&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!
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
Paulette – Friday 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
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!
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!