Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

My collection of sewing tutorials. I want you to know what I know and that’s that.

I did this post back in May for Christine Haynes and for those of you who didn’t read it, I decided, why not repost it here today? Truth be told, this is one of the hardest things about sewing for me to keep under control. I keep finding that I just purchase and carefully stow […]

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For today’s installment of the Plaid Jacket Chronicles, I thought I would go over something that I wish I could have found somewhere. Where and when is it OK that the plaid doesn’t match up? To think that the plaids will match perfectly at every seamline in every garment will give you much agony when […]

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Sorry for my absence last week. Gosh, the week seriously got away from me and it was all I could do to keep above water – metaphorically speaking. Crazy! Anyway, here’s the next installment of my plaid jacket chronicles. I think that picking an appropriate pattern for plaids can be a big deal. It can […]

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With plaid fabrics there comes the additional factor of whether or not your plaid has a dominant stripe and how that can affect the outcome of the garment you are planning. Before we jump into this concept, let’s review really quick about what we’ve covered so far. We know that plaid fabrics can be balanced […]

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