Author Archives: Amanda Carestio

Sew News 2018 – New Year, New Columns!

The start of the new year is always kind of exciting around here. We all like starting anew (ahem, new projects), and we’re so excited to present our new line-up to you! The Common Thread – Explore the stories that … Continue reading

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Wardrobe Planning with Riva la Diva: 4 Steps to Developing Your Style

We’re so excited to launch a brand new column for 2018. Clothes Minded will focus on wardrobe planning, style considerations, finding your style and more, featuring a great list of sewists, bloggers and fashionistas. First up is Riva la Diva, … Continue reading

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New Years (Sewing) Resolutions for 2018 – Amanda’s Picks!

This week, the Sew News editorial staff will be sharing their sewing goals for 2018. I’ll go first! Friends, I sewed somewhere in the neighborhood of 65 garments this year. In that number, there’s a good mix of gifts (for … Continue reading

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Top 10 Trends to Sew in 2018

At then end of the year we can’t help but get excited about the upcoming trends in sewing for 2018. All of us here, love nothing more than flipping through magazines and browsing through our favorite feeds spotting new sewing … Continue reading

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LBD Sewing Pattern Review: Davie Dress by Sewaholic

If you’re in need of a fun and kicky dress for New Year’s Eve there are easy dress patterns that you still have time to make. Check out the editor’s picks for their favorite LBD. Some are black, others are … Continue reading

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LBD Sewing Pattern Review: New Look 6206

More than any time of the year the last few months require us to have a little black dress to wear to holiday office parties, family gatherings, or watching the local Nutcracker ballet. We’ve have our very own editors showing … Continue reading

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LBD Sewing Pattern Review: Vogue V1531 & Giveaway

More than any time of the year the last few months require us to have a little black dress to wear to holiday office parties, family gatherings, or watching the local Nutcracker ballet. We’ve have our very own editors showing … Continue reading

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