Soma Swimsuit Sew Along Week 3: Construction

We hope you are doing well with the Soma Swimsuit Sew Along. We are moving into the construction part of it and how to make your suit look like RTW. Once you make one suit you’ll most likely never go back to buying a swimsuit. You’ll love the fit so much. So, let’s have Rhonda take it away.

 Soma Swimsuit Sew Along Week 3: Construction

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Common Threads 2016

I was the lucky “chosen one” to attend this year’s Baby Lock Common Threads event. And boy the hype did not disappoint! For those of you who do not know about the Common Threads event, it is a place where the top industry professionals and the best bloggers out there get together and make magic happen!

Off to St. Louis, MO!

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Soma Swimsuit Sew Along Week 2: Sewing With Spandex Fabrics

Sewing with Spandex and other stretchy fabrics can be troublesome if you’ve never sewn with them before. Rhonda offers up great tips and tricks for sewing with this fabric. If you haven’t gotten your pattern you can do so now. Next week we’ll begin construction of the suit so there’s still time to grab one. Continue reading

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7 Easy Summer Pieces To Add To Your Wardrobe

Summer Time Sewing

Currently I am in the stages of finishing up my dress for a 1940s ball that I’m attending this weekend.  This is the first costume type event that I’ve ever attended. It will be interesting to see what others are wearing. I’m wondering if there will be a lot of store-bought outfits.

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Naturally, I’m sewing my dress, but I did have a dress I purchased at a vintage clothing store years ago on stand-by in case things didn’t work out. Overall, my dress is a basic sundress but it is an authentic pattern from 1948. Continue reading

 7 Easy Summer Pieces To Add To Your Wardrobe
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Absolute Beginner Machine Embroidery Episode 3 Preview

Hello everyone. We are excited about the latest launch of a new machine embroidery series. This series teaches and inspires both new and experienced machine embroiderers to get the most out of their machine investment and create beautiful embroidered projects.

You can purchase this as a single video with a subscription to QNNtv.com or purchase the entire series (26 episodes) here for 24.99

Absolute Beginner Machine Embroidery will guide you through a variety of topics including:

  • different types of embroidery designs
  • stabilizers and threads that are available
  • how to embroider on ready-made-projects
  • embroidering on difficult fabrics
  • the basics of embroidery software, and so much more.

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This series is great for those that sew garments, quilts and/or crafts. As long as you have an embroidery machine and you want to learn all there is to it, you’re all set! Just sit back and find out how fun machine embroidery can be.

Episode 3 is all about embroidery designs. This is the art with which you create beautiful garments, quilts and other projects. Learn about line art, redwork, fill, lettering monograms and more.

Watch a quick preview of Episode 3 of Absolute Beginner Machine Embroidery:

You can purchase this as a single video with a subscription to QNNtv.com or purchase the entire series (26 episodes) here for 24.99

 Absolute Beginner Machine Embroidery Episode 3 Preview
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Soma Swimsuit Sew Along Week 1: Fabric Choice & Pattern Elements

To kick off summer in style we’re having our first swimsuit sew along. The pattern, from Papercut Patterns is as versatile as it is flattering. There are lots of options that come with this pattern and Rhonda will show you all in this week’s post. If you haven’t purchased the pattern yet there is still time! Grab a pattern and let’s get started.

 Soma Swimsuit Sew Along Week 1: Fabric Choice & Pattern Elements

When it comes to looking for a swimsuit, we all wish for a suit that is somehow magical. The suit that we put on and transforms us into bathing beauties. More often than not, we leave the store beating ourselves up as nothing met the vision of what we had hoped for. My philosophy is, “why put myself through the agony?” Why not make a suit in the comfort of my home where the lighting is not atrocious and I don’t feel exposed to the world? Continue reading

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Tell Me Your Bra Wearing Pet Peeves + Enter To Win A Lingerie Project E-book

In the past I didn’t really think too much about making my own lingerie or bras. I just excepted itchy, pokey and ill-fitting bras. But no more! I’m dipping my toe into the bra making fun that I see all over the web.

Besides, why should I be uncomfortable? I don’t think it matters what size you are, an ill-fitting bra is a horrible thing to wear.

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The Deadliest Bra Ever?

My biggest issues are itchy and weird shaped cups. Itchy is hands down my biggest pet peeve. What do they make these bras with, fiber glass insulation? Continue reading

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