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"Website that matches sewing patterns to store-bought outfits." I think I may have posted this before.

The basic lines of this dress— v-neck, shaped midriff, and flared skirt— can be achieved with a pattern like Vogue 8727. Don't miss the kimono sleeve extension and wider neck band.

Sewing Machine Repair - Common problems with stitches, threading, tension and bobbins!

Oh Sew Fashion: Body Measurements How to take body measurements correctly- makes such a difference to how it fits your body. The difference between looking ok to fabulous.vma.

Website with tons of free easy patterns for men, women and children. You name it and this site seems to have it!

Free Sewing Pattern: Woman's dress with notch neck, 3/4 sleeves, and pleated, knee-length skirt with embellished hem. I love the pleats at the waist instead of gathers.

Instructables.comfrom Instructables.com

Projects to Sew in an Afternoon

Projects to Sew in an Afternoon - a collection of simple and quick sewing pattern and projects for beginners

One of the most brilliant sewing sites I've seen. She has tons and tons of tutorials for altering clothes (bigger or smaller, pants or tops), refashioning tutorials, and from-scratch tutorials for tops and skirts.

Your Modern Familyfrom Your Modern Family

Should you learn to sew

tips for learning how to sew