Learn how to sew an ear flap hat. This makes the perfect winter hast for your toddler. You can easily upsize the hat with this tool: http://DadSews.com/SeamAllowance Make sure you download the FREE Pattern at http://DadSews.com/FlapHat Need help closing the hole where you turned out your fabric? Check out http://DadSews.com/ladderstitch This video is brought to […]
Are you tired of those damp and dank bathing suits at the beach? Tired of that ill fitting bathing suit? This sewing hack will give you a quick and easy way to dry out those trunks and adjust the waist of those stretched out swim trunks. Want to buy a set of clips like Christian […]
Christian’s wife threw down a sewing challenge: Take a $0.04 valance from a thrift store and turn it into, not only a shirt, but a dress. Can it be done? Stay tuned as Christian makes a dress for his 1 year old toddler and a shirt for 8 year old daughter. In this episode we […]
Bias tape has many uses. From aprons, to baprons (our next project), bathing suits, and more. It’s always something you should have on hand. Problem is, you can’t always find pre-made bias tape to match your project. And if you do, it costs. So how do you make bias tape? Well, it’s pretty easy actually. […]
This episode Dad Sews an elastic skirt for his 7 year old daughter. I originally saw this tutorial on +junctionfabric.com. I wanted to see if it really was that simple and easy to make. Turns out – it is! Just cut your fabric straight, sew to connect the ends, then hem at each end leaving […]
This week, Christian sews a headband? Does he fail? Ummmm is this Dad Sews? OF COURSE HE FAILS! Check it out at 9:25 and see how and if he recovers. You can download a FREE headband pattern (sized for kids and adults) at DadSews.com/headband. Keeping with our Batman theme – leave a comment and you […]
This week, Christian sews a pillowcase. And not just a simple pillowcase, one with a hidden french seam. Why? Because when he fails, he fails BIG. (you can check it out at 18:30) Don’t forget: SEW. FAIL. REPEAT. Check out DadSews.com for more videos and for parenting articles and videos, visit our main site, PlaidDadBlog.com.