Category Archives: Sewing

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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 »

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Zippy Skippy Trippy

I have a rather large announcement to make today. Something that I’ve been dying to get off my chest for a bit nowClick here to view the full post »

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Side by Side Tailoring: On Tailoring

Click on the image for a great discussion on tailoring for women! Y’all seemed pretty keen on the idea of watchingClick here to view the full post »

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the Myth that is Perfect Fit

image source – note that the image says just right, not perfect I was teaching a class on fit just last night andClick here to view the full post »

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Obsession

Finished! My obsession jacket – a rub-off of my mom’s vintage 70′s jacket, with fitting alterations &#Click here to view the full post »

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WIP

the original jacket, my mother’s I’ve been working on a rub-off of my mom’s old 70s boyfriend jacket.Click here to view the full post »

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Japanese Pattern Book Giveaway!

Hello Dear Readers – Comments on this post are now closed. Winner announced tomorrow! Yay! There must beClick here to view the full post »

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Wearable Muslin

If you’ve read me for any length of time, you’ll know that I don’t make wearable muslins. In fact, IClick here to view the full post »

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On Pants/Trousers

After my Season Opener Pants post, I received several comments and lots of emails on pants. I posed a question on myClick here to view the full post »

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Study in Scarlet

Here is my second pair of Burda 7447. Here’s a quick and dirty fact list for you: Pattern: Burda 7447 Fabric: RedClick here to view the full post »

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How to Trace Sewing Patterns

I distinctly recall my first purchase of a Burda World of Fashion magazine (which by the way, is now BurdaStyleClick here to view the full post »

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Season Opener

Here is my first project of 2013. Pants. Told ya! To boot, I made these pants to go specifically with this top. Kind ofClick here to view the full post »

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the Naughty List

Sigh… I really hope you all had a wonderful holiday season (with just a little bit more around the corner, itClick here to view the full post »

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Winter Coat for My Man: Finish Line

Drum roll please. Here it is! The COAT! The finished coat and its on my man and he loves it. It’s a prettyClick here to view the full post »

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Winter Coat for My Man: the Home Stretch

I’m sure that you can already sense that in the next photo session of this coat, Mr. S will be wearing it. We areClick here to view the full post »

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Winter Coat for My Man: Progress

I thought I would give you all a sneaky peak of what’s happening with the coat these days. It’s prettyClick here to view the full post »

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Easy Peasy Sew-In Clothing Labels

I have a certain fascination with clothing labels and I’m not talking about the size labels either. When I getClick here to view the full post »

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Tried & True

I’ve been in a bit of slump lately. Actually, that’s not quite true. I’ve been so busy that I haven&#Click here to view the full post »

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For the Love of Seam Binding

Rayon seam binding has been in the shop for a little while now (and I just updated some new colors too!) and since I&#Click here to view the full post »

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Winter Coat for My Man – the Muslins

With a project like this that’s going to take quite some time to finish, I think its always a good idea to make aClick here to view the full post »