Tag Archives: sewing

Studio Dreams

My husband and I have recently made one of the biggest decisions of our adult lives:  to become homeowners.  So scary and so grown up and so logical (?) in this market and with these interest rates.  And exciting.  Because … Continue reading

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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.  This week I wanted to try to help unveil the mystery with … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of Custom Undies

This week, I bring you the custom undie, care of an amazing customer, A., who agreed to let me photograph the process for you, dear Reader!  🙂 A. took the plunge, emailed me just after Christmas asking about whether she … 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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