Patterns

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

February Sewing Club Patterns

It’s that time of month again when we’re putting all the finishing touches onto the sewing patterns going out to our Sewing Club members! That’s right, Saturday is the 25th February, and this month’s pattern pack includes a fun summer dress, two ladies hoodie patterns, a ladies formal shirt and a shirt dress. All of them are really easy and fashionable!
If you still haven’t signed up for Sewing Club yet, there’s still time, SIGN UP TODAY to make sure that you’re the first to receive these sewing patterns.
 

This week’s pattern for subscribers

Bea Dress

 
This week our subscribers and Sewing Club members will be receiving the fun asymmetrical Bea Dress sewing pattern.

Featured pattern of the week

Bea Jumpsuit

 
A fun jumpsuit that has become a hit, have you got yours yet? If not CLICK HERE to get yours now!

Tutorial of the week

 

Rockabilly Style Headband

This week we decided to create the free pattern and tutorial for this incredibly cute Rockabilly style headband, because what’s a Rockabilly outfit without the matching headband?
What you need:
The sewing pattern, CLICK HERE  to download it now
30cm / 12” of fabric with sewing thread to match
Sewing Instructions
  • Cut out the pattern size of your choosing, and cut fabric accordingly. Transfer any necessary markings.
  • Right sides facing, sew the two pieces of fabric together, leaving a space about 1” / 2.5cm open.
 
  • Clip all corners, turn headband right side out and press flat into shape.
 
  • Sew around the edge of your headband about 5mm / 1/8” near the edge to finish off
 
Your headband is now ready to wear! Enjoy and happy sewing.


Tuesday, February 14, 2017

WE LOVE SEWING

Happy Valentine’s Day! From all of us at Boo Le Heart Patterns and NonStopCraft, we would like to wish our followers a day and year to come packed with love, and doing the things you love to do... which is exactly what we do!
We are just crazy about sewing, it’s our passion... and we love to share our sewing patterns and projects with you! Follow us on Facebook, twitter, Instagram or Pinterest to keep up to date with all of our latest news and sewing patterns.
    

Our gift to this Valentine’s Day, take advantage of our discount coupon, which you can use throughout the month of February!

 This week’s pattern for subscribers

Ladies Tights

If you have signed up as a newsletter subscriber, or if you have joined our Sewing Club, then this Friday in our weekly newsletter you will be receiving the FREE sewing pattern for our ladies tights.

Featured pattern of the week

Strap Dress

We just love it because it makes the perfect Little Black Dress!
 

Tutorial of the week

 
This week we have created a FREE lunch bag sewing pattern just for you!
CLICK HERE to download your free pattern now, below are the sewing instructions.
Lunch Bag Pattern instructions
Suggested fabrics
     Main bag:
      • Polycotton
      • Cotton
      • Woven fabrics, twills, denims, etc
    • Lining:
      • Canvas
      • PVC
      • Plastic tablecloth, etc
     Other items required to complete garment:
    •  Matching thread for sewing machine
    • Large, decorative button
       Fabric yardage (amount of fabric required)
      • Main Fabric:
        • 115cm / 45” width / 150cm / 60” width – 0.5 meters / 0.55 yards length
      • Lining:
        • 115cm / 45” width / 150cm / 60” width – 0.5 meters / 0.55 yards length
      Skills required
      • Basic knowledge on how to you use a sewing machine
      Note on seams: Unless specifically stated, seams will always be 1.5cm / 5/8”
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        Sewing Instructions

        • Cut out the pattern size of your choosing, and cut fabric accordingly. Transfer any necessary markings.
        • Main bag:
        • Right sides facing, match up the markings with the base of the bag of the sides of the bag and sew seam closed.
          
        • Right sides of fabric facing, sew side sections together
         
        • Right sides facing, sew the base of the bag to the side seams – fold out the corners at the base to fit the width of the side seam.
         
        • Button loops:
          • Fold the raw side edges of the loop sections inwards and press flat

          • Fold sections in half (closing the raw edges inwards and press flat. Stitch closed

          • Bring the ends together in a loop

        • Attach button loop to bag and marking
        • On the opposite side to the side with the button loop, attaché the button at the button marking
         
        • Handle:
        • Right sides facing, fold handle section width ways and sew down one side and the length of the handle section
        • Clip corners and turn right side out.
        • Turn in the open end by 1.5cm / 5/8” and press your handle flat.
         
        • Stitch along the edge of your handles
         
        • On the right side of the fabric, match up your handle to your main bag sides, and stitch into place along the sewing guide lines.
         
        • Lining
        • Sew lining sections together, the same way you did the main fabric in steps 2 to 4.
        • Right sides facing, join lining and main bag sections together along the top seam, but leave open a space about 2” / 5cm wide.
         
        • Turn bag right side out, and stitch along top of bag, finishing the top seam off and closing the opening
         
        • Finishing off:
        • To finish off bag, at each of the four corners, in line with the base corners, press the corner into shape. Stitch along this pressed line, from top to bottom, as close to the edge as possible, creating a piping effect.
         
        Your lunch bag is now ready to use! Enjoy and happy sewing.

           

          Tuesday, February 7, 2017

          A much needed update

          We are currently updating all of our sewing patterns to ensure that they all meet imperial and metric requirements. The description of each pattern will state whether or not it has been updated already to meet these requirements, and all of our clients will receive the update patterns FREE if they had already purchased it.
          Thank you for your patience during the process.

          This week’s pattern for subscribers

          The Clare Vest Dress

           
          A little dress with a lot of attitude--- and its FREE to our newsletter subscribers and sewing club members. Sign up by Thursday to make sure you get you pattern this Friday!

          Featured pattern of the week

          The Nathalie Dress

          Timeless and elegant, this sewing pattern was inspired by the 1940’s vintage style evening gowns.
           
          Have you joined The Sewing Club yet, for all its exclusive benefits?