Rosie’s Tips & Tricks

Here you will find free tutorials that can help you get started, giving extra detail to your creation or tips how to make specific pattern alterations.

Also, please let us know if there is any information you think needs to be improved or that you believe should be added in the provided tutorials. Don’t worry, we will not feel upset, but it will help us get better and more complete. So your feedback is welcome!

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Measuring / Sample / Washing

Rosie’s Tips & Tricks before you start.

Glossary of Sewing Terms

Here you will find a Glossary with commonly used sewing terms. Especially handy for beginner sewists.

How to pdf

All the need to knows when ordering, downloading, printing, cutting and gluing a digital pattern (pdf format).

Woven vs. Knit

Using knit fabric for a pattern that was designed for woven fabric.

Invisible zipper without presser foot

How to add an invisible zipper without an invisible zipper presser foot (tutorial by Sincha from Het Stoffenhuis).


How to make your own piping


How to lay out & cut the pattern pieces when using checkered or gingham fabric.


Finishing of the collar with piping (tutorial by Sincha from Het Stoffenhuis).


How to completely line the Brooke dress (tutorial by Sincha from Het Stoffenhuis).


Cutting Layout when using fabric that is 1,10 meter wide.

Charlie Cap Sleeve

To help you make a Charlie for the summer we have drafted a cap sleeve. You can download the pdf pattern here for Free!


How to lay out & cut the pattern pieces when using checkered or gingham fabric.


Finishing of Daisy with pipingcord

Make your own circular skirt!

How to draft a circular skirt using your own measurements.
You can for example use this circle skirt to stitch to your Daisy top or wear it over your Daisy romper.

Elise - Breast Width Adjustment

In addition to the Breast Width adjustment described in the Elise pattern booklet, we have made a more detailed tutorial,  including step by step photos. You can download this Free tutorial here!