Category Archives: Sewing

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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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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 »

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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,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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Reader Requests: Now Taking Ideas!

There comes in a time in every blogger’s life when you start wondering if your ideas are really worth sharing orClick 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!!! jealousClick 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 thatClick here to view the full post »