Category Archives: Sewing

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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 »

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Coatmaking

Like Tasia, I have had dreams of making a soft, fluffy wrap coat. I’ve had this vintage pattern for some time nowClick here to view the full post »

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Knitty

I’m showing you two things today that you haven’t yet seen. For starters, there’s my pencil skirt hereClick here to view the full post »

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the Belt Kit Belt

Today I’m going to be showing you how to make a belt from a belt and buckle kit. I’m a “kit”Click here to view the full post »

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Show Off

After last week’s diversion to New York City, I got home and was completely inspired to sew. I usually don’tClick here to view the full post »

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Anything-But-Basic Belt

The title of this post was originally going to be “the Basic Belt” but there are so many ways that you canClick here to view the full post »

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Shirring Up Your Lonsdale

Want to know how I shirred the back panels on my Lonsdale Dress? Hop on over to the Sewaholic’s blog where I gaveClick here to view the full post »

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Beltmaking – Toolkit

Fellow Stitchers – meet the beltmaking hardware! Yay! I’m pretty excited to show you some really funClick here to view the full post »

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Beltmaking – Eyelets & Snaps

Today I wanted to talk about the closures on belts. I know the buckle plays a key role in this, but I wanted those toClick here to view the full post »

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29 going on 5….

A quicky about the fabrics! After I received a number of comments about the bird fabric I thought you might like to knowClick here to view the full post »

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Beltmaking – Belting

Oh friends! Last week was the crux of a big project that I was working on so, my sincerest apologies for tantalizingClick here to view the full post »

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Beltmaking – Buckles

For my beltmaking series, I thought it would be good to get a feel for all of the elements of a belt, so to start I&#Click here to view the full post »

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Beltmaking Party!

It’s high time that I showed you how to make some fabulous belts and give you some tips and tutorials onClick here to view the full post »