Category Archives: Sewing

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2-in-1 Sewalong: Attaching Sleeves

So, how are you guys coming along on your dresses? Where’s everyone at? So that you are aware, I don’tClick here to view the full post »

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2-in-1 Sewalong: Bodice Construction

Yowza! Yowza! This post is a day late and a dollar short and I’m sorry! I’m gettin a little behind over hereClick here to view the full post »

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2-in-1 Sewalong: Skirt Construction

The pattern instructions for Simplicity 1880 (well, most pattern instructions really) tell you to construct the skirtClick here to view the full post »

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2-in-1 Sewalong: the Shirt Dress Buttonhole Placement

You might be wondering why I’m doing a post on buttonhole placement and that’s totally fine. This is a tip IClick here to view the full post »

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2-in-1 Sewalong: Muslin Making

I’ve actually gotten in the habit of not making a muslin every time I go to sew something up these days. It’Click here to view the full post »

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a Serious Opinion about PDF Sewing Patterns

I was emailing Karen back and forth today and it prompted me to weigh in on everyone’s opinion about PDF sewingClick here to view the full post »

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Calculating Fabric Requirements

I thought it wouldn’t hurt anything to do a post on fabric requirements since we’re at that point in theClick here to view the full post »

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from the Tailor’s Front

After dragging my feet in the sewing room for what seems to have been an eternity, I decided to delve into Gertie’Click here to view the full post »

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Random Thoughts on Pattern Gathers

image source This might be a subject of disinterest and possibly even ridiculousness for some. Maybe. Maybe not. But I&#Click here to view the full post »

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What’s Old is New – Thoughts on Refashioning

image source – a totally mind-blowing refashion I’ve been working on a project for sometime now (OK, so I&#Click here to view the full post »

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Pyjama Party Extravaganza!

Friends, here they are! I’ve been talking about these a bit on me old facebook page. I didn’t even finishClick here to view the full post »

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How to: Create Armscye Princess Seams

For my upcoming wrap dress, I decided to draft armscye princess seams for the back bodice (in plain old english, thisClick here to view the full post »

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How to: Move a Dart

This is an easy peasy trick and if you’ve ever dabbled in a little bit of pattern drafting, you’ve probablyClick here to view the full post »

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Refashioned Post Updates

Hey friends! I spent a good deal of last week making little pencil skirts so that I could update my pencil skirt w/ventClick here to view the full post »

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Simplicity Blog Hop!

I was contacted a bit ago by Simplicity to participate in a blog hop along with several other bloggers! (Hey guys,Click here to view the full post »

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the Belts

Aren’t they fun? So, I decided this month that I was going to tackle making each and every belt and buckle kitClick here to view the full post »

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Sloper Sweetness – Pt. I

I’ve wanted to talk about my experience with my bodice sloper since Christmas – when I finally got down toClick here to view the full post »

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Mustard Seed

This knit top and skirt were projects two and three from February. Aren’t you terribly proud of me? I’veClick here to view the full post »

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a Cheater’s Guide to Setting in a Sleeve

It’s a brand new week! Yay! Friends, I’m sorry I missed Stitching Spotlights last week. I missed a lot ofClick here to view the full post »

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Sweetheart Blouse

This blouse has been done for a time, but I haven’t had the opportunity yet to wear it. It’s too chillClick here to view the full post »

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Two Ways to Thinner Seams – a Sewing Diet

I’ve been using my fair share of thick fabrics lately. The denim shirtdress, the Green with Envy shirtdress and myClick here to view the full post »

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Sew Grateful Giveaway!

Lovely Friends, in accordance with the Sew Grateful schedule, we’re holding a giveaway here at A FashionableClick here to view the full post »

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Inside Look at the Dress that Nearly Killed Me!

Many of you requested to see the inner workings and details of things I had mentioned but did not show pictures of forClick here to view the full post »

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the Dress that Nearly Killed Me!

Here it is. That dress. Pretty cute huh? I’m so completely in love with it, that I’m just about to cut outClick here to view the full post »