Category Archives: Sewing

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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 »

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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 »