Coat FREE Pattern – Amelia

The Amelia Coat FREE Pattern combines the best of edgy and classical coating into one pretty little retro package. The wide collar lends a glam touch, and a flattering fit works for many figures. This pattern is available in sizes XS to XL. The pattern does not include … Read More

Shift Dress FREE Pattern – Jackie

The Jackie Shift Dress FREE Pattern is a figure flattering shift dress that is very simple and easy to sew.  You can dress it up or down depending on the fabric you use. Thanks to one of our members for sharing … Read More

Vintage Dress FREE Pattern – Bette

Thanks to one of our members for sharing this Vintage Dress FREE Pattern in our MHS Facebook Group .  This pattern is available in European sizes 8-16. Bette is a figure flattering flirty frock, with stunning bodice and skirt that can … Read More

Jumpsuit FREE Pattern

Thanks to Amanda for sharing this Jumpsuit FREE Pattern in our MHS Facebook Group .  The Pattern was published in Peppermint Magazine and is for a relaxed and loose fitting garment, perfect to wear day-to-day with a T-shirt underneath or dressed up with a pair … Read More

Cute Zipper Pouch – FREE Pattern

I made these cute zipper pouches with the Teeny Tiny Zipper Coin Purse Pattern.  You can download the FREE pattern on Craftsy. They are very small and easy to sew. You can learn how to sew a cute Teeny Tiny zipper pouch … Read More

How to Make a Cushion

Are you interested in how to make a cushion? Cushions are very easy to make and you can use them to add accents in any space of your home.  Sometimes we look for specific colors or styles and sometimes it … Read More

Nautical Zippered Pouch Tutorial

. This tutorial is for an easy zippered pouch with a  nautical theme – it is perfect to carry your essentials during the summer! You can use it as a makeup bag or as a wristlet to carry your sunglasses, … Read More

Ruby Dress: Finishing

Finishing The Ruby Dress includes: Hemming the Circle Skirt securing the lining on the waist   Step 1: Hemming the Circle Skirt Since this is a circle skirt, the bottom part of the hem is larger.  To have a flat hem, … Read More

Ruby Dress: How to Attach an Exposed Zipper?

Ruby Dress: How to Attach an Exposed Zipper includes? Zipper preparation Piece preparation Installation of the zipper You’ll Need: 14″ of zipper Zipper Pull Double Tape SF101 Interfacing (optional) lighter (to burn the zipper edges)   Preparing the Zipper If … Read More

Ruby Dress: Attaching the Circle Skirt

The Ruby Dress Circle Skirt Constructions includes: Attaching the Circle Skirt to the Bodice Sewing and finishing the back seam Finishing the hemline   Step 1: Attaching the Circle Skirt RST (right sides together), pin the bodice to the circle skirt. … Read More

Ruby Dress: Bodice Construction

The Ruby Dress Bodice Constructions includes: Sewing the darts Sewing the shoulder seams Sewing the side seams Lining the bodice Step 1: Sewing the Front Darts RST (right sides together), pin the front dart in place. For accuracy, use tailor’s chalk … Read More

Ruby Dress: Preparing Your Pattern & Cutting

In this post you’ll find instructions to cut your fabric to sew the Ruby Dress. The Ruby Dress has 8 pages and only 3 pattern pieces: Bodice Front, Bodice Back, and a Circle Skirt Template. MHS Free Ruby Dress pattern … Read More

How to make a Bodice Sloper

Sloper is a mold of the body with wearing ease and they don’t have any design details and no seam allowances. Once you get a perfect fit in your sloper, you’ll get a perfect fit in any of your other patterns. … Read More

Ruby Dress: Fabric & Supplies

  Welcome to the Ruby Dress Sew Along!   The Ruby Dress is very versatile.  You can dress up or down depending on the fabric that you use.  Your fabric options for this dress are unlimited.  I suggest medium weight … Read More

Ruby Dress Sew Along

The Ruby Dress is a versatile pattern that you can use for many different styles. It is a very simple dress and it is very easy to sew. This pattern is suitable for beginners, but everybody is welcome to join. … Read More

Valentine’s Day Craft Ideas & FREE Patterns

Below I listed five Valentine’s Day Craft Ideas using free patterns.  For any of these projects you can use heart fabrics and the Valentine’s Day Zipper Kit. (with the cute heart zipper pull).  I hope this post inspires you to make something … Read More

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