Category Archives: Sewing

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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. ButClick 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 downClick 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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Focus on Fit: Pattern Review

This is something that I always do before I start out on a new pattern. Always. Pattern Review is such a greatClick here to view the full post »

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Focus on Fit: Suggestions for Pattern Size Picking

OK, so my last post went over the system that I use to pick pattern size. It’s the one that I prefer for myselfClick here to view the full post »

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Focus on Fit: Picking Your Pattern Size (updated)

Hey everyone! This post has been updated (updates in italics) with regards to the questions being asked! Also thanks soClick here to view the full post »

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Focus on Fit: Starting with a Basic Sewing Pattern

So what do I mean by “start with a basic sewing pattern/build a collection of basic patterns?” When I thinkClick here to view the full post »

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Focus on Fit: the Birth of a Sewing Pattern

I debated whether or not to include this post in this series, but I’m becoming more and more passionate aboutClick 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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Focus on Fit

After my class at Sewing Summit, I’ve been receiving numerous requests from the ladies who attended to publishClick 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 »