How to add pockets to knit shorts [FREE POCKET PATTERN]

Now I can’t tell you for the life of me why I didn’t add pockets to the #206 Ladies Retro Gym Shorts pattern to start with. But I thought it presented a good opportunity to do a post about adding pockets to, not only this pattern, but to pretty much any knit shorts (or pants for that matter) pattern that you have.

Nifty Knit Buttonholes [Tutorial]

So, I have been working on another pattern for you guys, and was hoping to get that up this week, but my smallest little lady is at home with the flu, so it was not to be. I will get that up for you next week, but in the mean time… I have been putting…

2 x t-shirt = summer dress tutorial sew4bub.com

2 x T-Shirts = Cute Summer Dress [Tutorial]

A couple of weeks ago my daughter (4 yo) decided that wearing a skirt and t-shirt to daycare was unfashionable and embarrassing, and each morning sobbed about getting dressed into this sun safe but ’embarrassing’ combination. Being the dutiful (read tired of arguing about it) mother that I am, I whipped up this little sun…

Higher waist swim bottoms for kids

High Waist Kids Swim Bottoms Hack [using our Pattern-for-pennies pattern]

If you are sewing up some swimwear for your kids you might want to check out my other kids swimwear posts: Sew… Some Stretchy Swimming caps [Pattern-for-pennies], Are freezer paper stencils possible on Lycra/Spandex??,  Super Summer Swim Bottoms [Pattern-for-pennies], and How to Sew $3 Rash Vests for Kids [Pattern-for-pennies]. But for today… high waist swim bottoms. Now I…