Category Archives: Sewing

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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 »

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Plaid Jacket Chronicles: Planning the Plaid

Hip Hip Hooray! We are finally to the stage of making final decisions about planning the jacket. In this video, I’Click here to view the full post »

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Happy Accidents

Several months ago, I was gifted a Boden catalog from a lady I work with. It was love at first sight! This clothingClick here to view the full post »

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Repost – On Fabric Stashes: a Cautionary Tale

I did this post back in May for Christine Haynes and for those of you who didn’t read it, I decided, why notClick here to view the full post »

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slippery

I banged (bunged?) out a dress last week (post still pending) and found that the only way to go about not having itClick here to view the full post »

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Plaid Jacket Chronicles: Match-ups

For today’s installment of the Plaid Jacket Chronicles, I thought I would go over something that I wish I couldClick here to view the full post »

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Plaid Jacket Chronicles: Picking a Pattern for Plaids

Sorry for my absence last week. Gosh, the week seriously got away from me and it was all I could do to keep above waterClick here to view the full post »

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Yea or Nay: Iron Teflon Shoe

image source When I posted about my vintage iron (which is still kicking a$$ compared to my old Rowenta!!! jealous muchClick here to view the full post »

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Plaid Jacket Chronicles: Finding the Dominant Stripe

With plaid fabrics there comes the additional factor of whether or not your plaid has a dominant stripe and how that canClick here to view the full post »

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Plaid Jacket Chronicles: a Peek into my Plaid Stash!

Today, for fun, I thought I would share some of my plaid fabrics with you. There are so many plaids out there (much moreClick here to view the full post »

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Plaid Jacket Chronicles: the beginning

It seems like awhile since I did some serious tutorials here on the blog and so I think its high time to get back toClick here to view the full post »

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Head of the Class

For a little while, I guess (fine fine, for a quite awhile, I admit) I’ve had an obsession with finding, fittingClick here to view the full post »

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Giveaway Winner! & My Vintage GE Iron

Everyone, thank you so much for entering the Sew Better, Sew Faster Giveaway. Lisa G – from notes from a madClick here to view the full post »

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Genius

Whoops! Sorry about the class link everyone, here is the correct link for the 20% off Sew Better, Sew Faster. When JanetClick here to view the full post »

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Guest Posting on City Stitching

Hey Everyone! Just thought I would pop in and tell you that I did a guest post over on Christine Haynes’ blog,Click here to view the full post »

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Craftsy Class Winner + 50% off Beginner Serging

And the winner for the free access pass to the Beginner Serging Craftsy class is Sarah, who said: Thank you for yourClick here to view the full post »

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Leopard Twist

It seems like foreva since I shared a sewing project with you. Shame on me! I would love to just say, “I’veClick here to view the full post »

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Reader Request: My Serger

So after my last post on my Janome Coverpro Coverstitch machine, I had a few of you ask what serger I own. So I thoughtClick here to view the full post »

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Lucky Me

Happy Summer Everyone! Ok, well maybe not all of you are experiencing summer like I am (its already hot and tottie hereClick here to view the full post »

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Handmade

I find that meeting people who share your passion wonderful. Meeting someone who shares your passion, has sewnClick here to view the full post »

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Back to the Business of Sewing: the Robson Trench

I know I’ve promised a lot of stuff lately and I’m still planning to deliver, but as I juggle several ballsClick here to view the full post »

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Using Fusible Web

Today I thought I would tell you about some of the uses that I use fusible web for. Don’t know what fusible web isClick here to view the full post »

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Hype

I wanted to give a little blurb today about a notion that I used in my Craftsy class – fusible web. There are manyClick here to view the full post »