Sewing with Denim [guest post]

Sewing with Denim [guest post]

Join us in welcoming Jane Marland from Handmade Jane to Swatch & Stitch. The talented and prolific sewist has some great advice to share about sewing with denims and we're thrilled to have her as a guest blogger. And check out her blog for the beautiful denim shirt dress she just finished! Jane, take it away! 

Today I've put together a few simple tips and hints on sewing with denim. Denim really isn't difficult to work with, all you have to do is to use a bit of common sense. These tips have all worked for me with good results, so hopefully they'll work for you too. Enjoy! 

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Make It Your Own: Paper Bag Dress

Make It Your Own: Paper Bag Dress

Summer's not over yet! You still have time to whip up a dress or two for the littles ones and this version of a paper bag dress from Caila Made is adorable. Super simple, with a little elastic around the top and coordinating straps, Caila made one using Ann Kelle's new and extra-sweet Girl Friends fabric collection. It would be cute in so many of our novelty cottons!

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