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Pattern Hacking the Iris Top

Pattern Hacking the Iris Top

This experiment was inspired by one of my Instagram followers who went ahead and totally disregarded my instructions to sew the Iris top in a wove...

4 Spring 2019 Trends for Your Handmade Wardrobe

4 Spring 2019 Trends for Your Handmade Wardrobe

Love them or hate them runway fashion trends influence the silhouettes you'll be coveting next season, and the colours and prints of the fabrics ...

Hello A0!

Hello A0!

Say Hello to A0 copy shop formatting!

Sewing 101: SERGING... 2 Easy Rules for Better Serging

Sewing 101: SERGING... 2 Easy Rules for Better Serging

In a quest to have our sewing projects look more "professional" and less "home sewn", let's talk about serging, or overlocking seams. I have a very...

Irises in January

Irises in January

Hello Everyone! Happy New Sewing Year!!  With my first post of 2019 II'd like to send out a big heartfelt thank you to all of my followers who have...

Ready, Set, SHOP!!

Ready, Set, SHOP!!

  It's that time of the year again!  Time to set aside the Thanksgiving dinner plans for a little bit of indulgent sewing project planning.  The ...

Introducing the Evi Dress Pattern

Introducing the Evi Dress Pattern

Hello Everyone! Allow me to introduce the Evi dress!  I love this deceptively simple but oh so not boring dress.  The Evi is v-necked with...

Leone Coat Sew-Along 3: Pockets

Hello Again! Are you ready to sew some pockets?  I know the thought of welt pockets and slashing any garment you are working on makes most sewists ...

Leone Coat Sew-Along 2: Prep

Leone Coat Sew-Along 2: Prep

Hi Everyone!  Before we talk about prep I'd like to take a minute and mention that I am going to try to use as much contrast fusing and thread as I...

Leone Coat Sew-Along 1: Choosing Fabric

Leone Coat Sew-Along 1: Choosing Fabric

Part 1 of your Leone Sew-Along and how to choose the right fabric.

Say Hello to Leone!

Say Hello to Leone!

Summer was fun but lets be honest, whether we like it or not, Fall is coming.  Personally, after a hot, hot summer I'm finding myself looking forwa...

Sewing 101: Pattern Layout and Grainlines

Sewing 101: Pattern Layout and Grainlines

Before cutting your fabric you have to prep it first,  but I already wrote about that in one of my very first posts here.  Now that your fabric is ...