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Two new retro inspired sewing patterns!

You kept begging so I had no choice but to obey! The two newest WhatTheCraft sewing patterns are my retro swing dress:

And my high-waisted zipper back pencil skirt:

Both patterns are available XS-XL and use stretch knit fabrics! And don’t forget: the more patterns you buy, the more


How To Sew a Circle Skirt – DIY Fashion Tutorial

The moment you’ve all been waiting for: a circle skirt tutorial that has the math already done for you! Download my FREE circle skirt template, and you’re ready to go!

For detailed instructions, watch my video tutorial here:

I tried to address all the questions you guys have asked about


New Ruffle Bustle Skirt Pattern in the Shop!

Well, so far I have not met my New Year’s Resolution goal of one new pattern a month. But I did at least meet the goal of having this pattern ready before Halloween!

The newest WhatTheCraft Pattern is the Ruffle Bustle Skirt!This voluminous tie-on bustle skirt is the perfect accessory for any steampunk, burlesque, or


New Vintage Style Apron Pattern, plus a freebie!

I am happy to share the newest WhatTheCraft Pattern has arrived in the shop! It’s a vintage style apron with lots of retro flair- a flouncy twirly circle skirt, sweetheart bust, ruffled hem, and adjustable neck and waist ties!

And to compliment the apron, I’ve also released a free pattern


January’s New Pattern!

Keeping up with my New Year’s Resolution to have at least one new sewing pattern in the shop each month, here’s the new pattern for January!

Fingerless Gloves! This is a super easy pattern- PERFECT as a beginner’s first project, or as a quickie project for a seasoned seamstress!



O Tannenbaum! New Christmas Tree Applique Pattern!

To celebrate the official start of holiday madness, I’ve got another free applique template up in the shop – a pair of cute little trees!

I used my Silhouette cutter to transfer the designs to red and green flocked heat transfer material from Silhouette and made this cute Christmas apron!


New Free Pattern: Holiday Ornaments!

There’s a new applique pattern in the shop, and it’s available for free!

And remember that my applique templates aren’t just for applique! You can use them to make felt christmas ornaments, coasters, holiday cards, and more!

Here’s a quick tutorial that shows what you can do when you combine one of my templates with


How to Make Christmas Ornament Charms with Sharpies and Shrink Plastic

This post brought to you by Sharpie®. All opinions are 100% mine.

Have I mentioned that I love Sharpie®? My Sharpie + Contact Paper stained glass window tutorial might have given you a hint. Or my Sharpie'd Sewing Machine.

And it doesn't matter how many Sharpies I have in my collection, I can


New Applique Patterns: Fruit Collection!

I’ve just stocked the WhatTheCraft Shop with a 10 piece collection of fruitastic applique templates!

Apples, pears, strawberries, bananas, lemons, limes, oranges!Cherries, blueberries, watermelon, pineapple, and a pumpkin!

Each template is only $1.50 so you can pick and choose from the collection, or you can buy it all as a


New Pattern: Cheeky Bikini Panties DIY Sewing Pattern

If you follow my Twitter or Facebook page, you might have seen me mention a super big secret surprise project I’ve been working on, and I’m happy to announce (and you probably are too, because I’ll stop with the cryptic updates now) that It Has Arrived!

The new WhatTheCraft shop is now officially stocked with