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Category Archives: Sewing

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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 »

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the Quest for a Perfect Fit

I have a thing with getting just the right fit in a garment. It’s one of the plethora of reasons why I sew nowClick here to view the full post »

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That Touch of Mink

I had an absolutely fabulous Christmas Vacation. Rest and relaxation as far as the eye can see! Granted I did try to getClick here to view the full post »

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Gettin My Fix

I know exactly what you’re thinking. That skirt….again. I know. I just couldn’t leave the dumb thingClick here to view the full post »

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How to: Draft a Vent Lining

Hey friends! Please note that as of 4/6/2012, this tutorial has been refashioned, just a bit. The instructions andClick here to view the full post »

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Blanket Skirt

Here she is! My Blanket Skirt is all finished! Yay! Now there are several things I love about the skirt and severalClick here to view the full post »

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Raiding Grandma’s Stash

Over Thanksgiving weekend, I ran over to my grandma’s and raided her sewing stash. Now, I did just have one of myClick here to view the full post »

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How to: Petersham Ribbon Waistband

It’s been crazy here Dearhearts – so please, if my posts are a bit scatter-brained, forgive me. Now thatClick here to view the full post »

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Petersham vs. Grosgrain

I remember the first time I handled petersham ribbon. It was on a skirt that I prize and still have and I went in searchClick here to view the full post »

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Simply Biased

For whatever reason, I’m having a hard time coming up with post names these days. So, if you feel that the nameClick here to view the full post »

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giving the slip

Sheesh! I daresay its been the most horrible last few weeks of my life. Moving and loosing a close grandma + a nice mixClick here to view the full post »

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Colette Sewing Handbook Blog Tour!

Friends, I’m so excited to be apart of the Colette Sewing Handbook Blog Tour! Yay! For those of you who have pre-Click here to view the full post »

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Thoughts on Tissue Fitting

I love this book on Tailoring. I think its THE perfect supplement for making a tailored jacket at home. I was reading itClick here to view the full post »