Category Archives: Tutorials

Tutorial: How to read the back of a home sewing pattern

Sooooo hard to read the back of a pattern for the first time. The guidance of a patient friend, relative, teacher or fabric store clerk can be invaluable. ┬áThis week I wanted to try to help unveil the mystery with … Continue reading

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How much do you want to work?

So in the spirit of getting organized in the New Years and keeping up with resolutions, this week I thought I’d share the way I keep track of all that’s going on with La Vie en Orange. It helps me … Continue reading

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Tutorial: How to sew a straight line

Hooray! Welcome to my first ever tutorial- a sometimes illusive sewing basic: how to sew a straight line. I’ll walk you through the steps and some great ways to practice, then we’ll use your new skill to embellish a fun … Continue reading

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