Free sewing pattern design - Back pocket

You love pockets. You don't understand, why 'fashion' seems to not know that. Why so many clothes come without pockets. Why even so many sewing patterns come without pockets.
Sounds familiar?

Long story below, short story here: I prepared my back pocket pattern for you and you'll find it here to download for free.
free sewing pattern back pocket for pants jeans skirts minn's things

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Sewing a half circle skirt - Spinn me right round, Baby!

One of my sewing goals is to try out and wear more styles. After refusing to wear skirts and dresses for years, it is now time to explore the crotch-free world!

I've tried a wrap skirt, I've tried a pencil skirt, and now curtains up for the half circle skirt!

half circle skirt sewing Minn's Things calculator self drafted handmade diy free front view

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Sewing pattern review: Nita wrap skirt from Sew diy

This post refers to a sewing pattern, which I received for free as part of testing another pattern. 

In January I admitted that I never owned a pencil skirt, so I sewed my own (check out my Pirate Pencil Skirt here). Another garment I never owned is a wrap skirt. I've had wrap shirts, yes, though they do look a bit strange on me and they are definitely not my style - at least not anymore. But since then, I developed a lot - my mind as well as my body - and nowadays I think I made good progress defining my style. Now I just need to make the corresponding garments!

So when Beth from Sew diy offered me one of her patterns (as a 'thank you' for testing one of here awesome patterns, the Ali Sweatshirt), I just had to take the opportunity. There are many other posts about the Nita out there, and each one of them is such a beautiful make. I couldn't resist.

Was it worth it? Read on to find out!

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'Hoo' let the Sun(ny Dress) out? 'Owl' present: A Friday Pattern Company sewing pattern


'Hoo'ray for owl puns!
I'm 'talon' you, there is a reason for this: Owl fabric!

The Sunny Dress was part of project SewMyStyle 2018 and - maybe you 'owl'ready guessed it - I made this a looot of months ago.
Take a cup of coffee or chocolate and read on about my make and what I think about this pattern.

Minn's Things sewing review Sunny Dress Top by Friday Pattern Company
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Knock knock knock - Penny! Sewing the Sinclair Patterns leggings (Jeggings edition)

This post refers to a sewing pattern, which I received for free to review it.
* Affiliate link - see page bottom


Damn, that title is a cheap joke, I know!
But do you want to know, what doesn't look cheap? (Yep, that's another one!)

These leggings are, at least for me - and who am I to care about what some stranger thinks. 😉
Long story short, I love them and I wear them a lot. Sewing goals accomplished!

sinclair patterns penny leggings / jeggings / stretch jeans sewing by minn's things
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Faulty Fashion: Cover holes with (selfmade) patches


Got a hole in your favourite shirt?
The jeans you love so much ripped apart?

You don't have to throw it away. There are many ways to fix your clothes easy and fast.
As in this post, simply stitch the hole together and then conceal it using one of many options.


Faulty Fashion is a series of posts to help when your clothes have flaws.
So far this includes the following posts:


faulty fashion how to fix broken torn clothes garments tutorial series minn's things
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Pattern testing: The Love Dress by Sewera

This post refers to a sewing pattern, which I received for free as part of the testing. 

Looking for a slim fit knit dress with a great shape? Do you have big differences in your circumferences and often struggle to get a good fit with knit patterns? Then this might just be the right sewing pattern for you!

Sewera Love Dress sewing pattern minn's things knit darts
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