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13 Sewing Blogs for Over 50

Sometimes it can be difficult to find sewing blogs for older ladies. That's why we've done the research for you!

By: Jaji Hammer for AllFreeSewing.com
13 Sewing Blogs for Over 50

Are you a fabulous human who just happens to be over 50 years of age? Do you love sewing? Well, ladies and gentlemen, do we ever have the perfect 13 Sewing Blogs for Over 50! These are the best sewing blogs for older ladies in 2020.

While many of these bloggers themselves might not have achieved five decades of sewing love quite yet, their designs are super creative, expertly developed, and offer perfect inspiration for a lady of refined and fun taste.

From flattering tops and dresses that smooth and accentuate as needed, to beautiful handbags and totes that help make life more fun, stylish, and convenient, these blogs boast all the best content for women in the prime of their lives. 

Beginner and experienced sewists alike will find a wealth of stunning designs in each blog. So inspire your sewing machines this National Sewing Month and click through to find sewing patterns just perfect for your next project!


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Valerie from Insatiable Need

Image shows Valerie on the left and the Mini Pocketbook on the right.

"Hello! I'm Valerie. I'm a designer, sewer, and sewing teacher at Holland Cox. I think about fabric and color and pattern. It has always been my goal to make things for you that make you feel happy and confident, that add color and style to your outfits, and that make sure you never fade into the background."

Pictured above: Mini Pocketbook Tutorial


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Jill from Jembellish

Image shows Jill on the left and the Woven Denim Drinks Coasters on the right.

"Hi, I'm Jill and I blog over at Jembellish. I love to sew and have a great belief than anyone can sew. I try to make lots of clear, photo laden tutorials to encourage people to give it a go and make something they can use! I'm also a big fan of recycling, upcycling and creating with whatever comes to hand!"

Pictured above: Woven Denim Drinks Coasters


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Gloria from Domestic Diva

Image shows Gloria on the left and the Zulilly Knockoff Shirt on the right.

"So much fabric, so little time! I'm a designer/writer and have been sewing since I was 11-years-old. I've created costumes for dance studios, and stitched everything from wedding gowns to home decor. Sometimes I sew for days at a clip but when I leave the machine, you'll find me sharing my project tutorials on AllFreeSewing, Burdastyle, and on my own website, Domestic Diva."

Pictured above: Zulilly Knockoff Shirt


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Lori from Lori Miller Designs

Image shows Lori on the left and the Stardrop Table Topper on the right.

"Hello Kindred Spirit! I’m Lori and I am happiest when I am sewing, quilting and designing. When I was 11, I begged my mom to teach me to sew. I have been sewing in one form or another ever since, creating sewn and useful gifts for my family and friends. My joy is in experimenting with fun colors, patterns and designs, and I love making playful and clever products for the modern stitcher at my blog, Lori Miller Designs."

Pictured above: Stardrop Table Topper


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Remona from The Stitching Scientist

Image shows Remona on the left and the Classically Simple Top on the right.

"I am a DIY enthusiast and single mom to a little girl and a slobbering dog. I enjoy my full-time job as a research scientist during the week but like to experiment on sewing and crafty projects on the weekends. Join me as we explore the beautiful world of fabrics together."

Pictured above: Classically Simple Top


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Vicky from Vicky Myers Creations

Image shows Vicky on the left and the Refashioned Kimono on the right.

"I am passionate about sewing and upcycling. Recycling clothes for fabric provides the material to be creative without impacting on the world's precious resources. You will find me either browsing in charity shops or snatching a moment at my favourite tool, the sewing machine. I love sharing many tutorials over on my blog, Vicky Myers Creations, where there are lots of bags, purses, and more to inspire you."

Pictured above: Refashioned Kimono


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Autumn from It's Always Autumn

Image shows Autumn on the left and the Breezy Tee on the right.

"I'm Autumn, and I blog at It's Always Autumn, where I share sewing, craft, and photography tutorials as well as recipes and printables. I've always had a love/hate relationship with sewing: I love creating something awesome from fabric and thread, but I hate it when I mess up! Keep calm and grab the seam ripper :)."

Pictured above: Breezy Tee


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Sheila from Sew Petite Gal

Image shows Sheila on the left and the LOFT-Inspired Ruffle Front Cardigan on the right.

"I am a happily married Mommy of 2 dear little ones, a DIY enthusiast - sewing, jewelry-making, knitting, and crocheting, a shopaholic / deal-hunter who got into DIYing to get looks for a much lower price, petite in stature (5'2") and smallish in build (XSP / 0 on top) with a mommy gut and hips (sz 4 on bottom)."

Pictured above: LOFT-Inspired Ruffle Front Cardigan


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Pam from Threading My Way

Image shows Pam on the left and the Denim Jeans Drawstring Bag on the right.

"Pam spends most of her time sewing and blogging about sewing, over at Threading My Way. She has been sewing since she was a young girl and loves to share the varied projects and tutorials she creates. On her blog Pam hosts ongoing, themed sewing link parties, where readers are invited to add their own sewing projects.  When not sewing, Pam can be found out in her garden."

Pictured above: Denim Jeans Drawstring Bag


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Bev from Flamingo Toes

Image shows Bev on the left and the Vintage Travel Poster Pillow on the right.

"I started sewing and crafting over 25 years ago, and it has always been a love of mine. I started Flamingo Toes as a way to keep track of all my adventures, and I have found a love for blogging that I never expected. I didn't start out planning on any one particular niche, but I find myself focusing more and more on sewing, embroidery, and jewelry making. I have learned new things and I am constantly challenged and inspired by my readers and the other great blogs out there."

Pictured above: Vintage Travel Poster Pillow


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Ashley from Make It & Love It

Image shows Ashley on the left and the Double Pot Holder with Pockets on the right.

"I am a busy mom to 3 little ones with a love for creating new things. My kids are often my subjects and my inspiration for my projects; Okay, and whoever may be walking down the street! I started to blog as a way to document my little projects and eventually decided to just share them with everyone else. Make It and Love It is now an inspirational Do-It-Yourself themed blog that showcases crafting, sewing, home decor, an occasional recipe and all things beautiful. There are hundreds of free step-by-step picture tutorials available on the site, geared towards all skill levels and interests. The goal of the site is to help readers MAKE something and then LOVE it."

Pictured above: Double Pot Holder with Pockets


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Staci from Crafty Staci

Image shows Staci on the left and the Fabric Pentagon Bowl on the right.

"My first memory of sewing was on my grandmother's quilt when I was three years old. It's been a tumultuous relationship ever since, full of victories and losses. These days, if there's a craft technique I haven't tried, it's probably on my wish list. I want to inspire my blog visitors to jump in, stretch their creativity and not be afraid to make mistakes along the way. When I'm not on my blog, Crafty Staci, you'll find me at my shop, where I focus on handmade accessories for makers, artists, photographers, teachers and people on the go."

Pictured above: Fabric Pentagon Bowl


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Merrick from Merrick's Art

Image shows Merrick on the left and the Bow Collar Dress on the right.

"Merrick White is a style blogger, clothing designer, and mom of three little boys based out of sunny Southern California. She is a self-taught seamstress and shares style advice and apparel sewing tutorials on her blog, Merrick's Art."

Pictured above: Bow Collar Dress


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