Category Archives: Sewing

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Mint Julep

I know, I know. Hiatus is a fairly lax word for what I’ve been on lately. Sheesh. Rather than apologize and tellClick here to view the full post »

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Carpet Jacket: Fusibly Tailored

Thanks everyone for your lovely thoughts in my last post about this jacket and my need for a bit of a catharsis throughClick here to view the full post »

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Carpet Jacket

I haven’t been sewing for a few weeks now. Well, I’ve tried to sew a couple of t-shirts and just foundClick here to view the full post »

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coming up roses

Well friends, thanks so much for your feedback, insight and encouragement in my last post. Meant so much, I’m at aClick here to view the full post »

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Blast from the Past: Invisible Zipper Tutorial

I’ve decided that every now and then, it would be nice to have a blast from the past post – meaning a postClick here to view the full post »

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best dressed

Here’s the Simplicity 1654 finale! Ha ha! Since I already had this white leather jacket that I made and neverClick here to view the full post »

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Something Splendid

Though we specialize in fine apparel fabric at the store front shop, we have a wide variety of customers who do thingsClick here to view the full post »

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Enter Simplicity 1654 Fitting Muslin

First things first. I did rub-off a pattern for my Garnet Hill inspired dress. I then proceeded to cut out fabric, sewClick here to view the full post »

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Meet Winifred

Abby from Blue Ginger Doll emailed me a bit back and wanted to know if I could cough up a prize for her Winifred DressClick here to view the full post »

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On the Sewing Table: Garnet Hill Inspired Dress

Since I’m asked all the time what I’m working on, I thought it would be good for me and you if I let youClick here to view the full post »

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Pairing Pattern & Fabric

The other day I received the latest Garnet Hill catalogue in the mail. It’s one of those that I didn’tClick here to view the full post »

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Behind the Seams: Pink Walrus Jacket

First things first. Today was my farewell to Project Sewn. Thank you everyone for your support and sweet comments aboutClick here to view the full post »

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How to: Sew & Attach a Patch Pocket

I know, I know. It’s been a seriously long space of time since I did a tutorial. I love tutorials and at oneClick here to view the full post »

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Behind the Seams | Fashion Icon Challenge

Today, I thought I would answer a few questions I received about my green jacket that I made for Project Sewn. But firstClick here to view the full post »

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and now for something fun

To everyone! Thank you for your comments on my last post about a certain comment. I’ve taken the post down becauseClick here to view the full post »

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There’s Something About Kollabora…

So after my post on Pattern Review last week, I have to admit that I too completely agree with the feeling of most ofClick here to view the full post »

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I see your silk peau de soie and raise you DUCK DYNASTY!

I totally don’t get why more people don’t want to sew. I mean what is double faced wool, or Liberty ofClick here to view the full post »

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Country Cutie

Having not tried any of Steph’s Cake patterns as yet, several months ago there was a call for pattern testers andClick here to view the full post »

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Plaid Jacket Chronicles: Prepping the Pattern Pieces

Mahahaha! And you thought I wasn’t going to finish this series just like everything else I’ve been doingClick here to view the full post »

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Thoughts on Teaching

I completely forgot to say anything – bad Sunni! – but I’m teaching at Sewing Summit again this year.Click here to view the full post »

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Off the Beaten Path

I decided just the other day that I wanted to join in the Fall for Cotton Sewing Challenge, hosted by Rochelle andClick here to view the full post »

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Tyleretta

This is another Tyler shirt. Compared to jackets (and I’ve been on a jacket kick for sometime) shirts whip up inClick here to view the full post »

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T is for Tyler

So have y’all heard about Named Patterns? There are so many indie pattern companies now (its so awesome, dontchaClick here to view the full post »

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Understanding Lining Fabric + Resources

This is a follow-up post to this post and again, if you don’t have Easy Guide to Sewing Linings by Connie Long,Click here to view the full post »