Author Archives: Amanda Carestio

Pick Your Perfect Pants – Exploring Leg Shape

Rae Cumbie is our resident pants expert, with a particular penchant for pants fitting. However, pants fitting is irrelevant if you haven’t first picked the right pattern for your body. Read on for Rae’s tips on selecting the right leg … Continue reading

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Kaylee Tunic Sew Along, Week 3: Adding Decorative Details

Join us for week 3 of the Kaylee Tunic Sew Along with designer, Kay Whitt! In week 1, we discussed fabric selection, and for week 2, we covered lace trims. Today, we’re all about the decorative details. There’s still time to join … Continue reading

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Top Tunic Sewing Patterns

So it’s officially fall, friends! And around here, that means tunic season! We’ve rounded up our favorite tunic sewing patterns for your perusal. Are tunics a staple in your closet? Let us know what you love about tunics in the … Continue reading

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Kaylee Tunic Sew Along, week 2: Adding Lace Trim

Thanks for joining us for week two of the Kaylee Tunic Sew Along! Last week, we discussed fabric selection, and this week, we’re covering lace trims. There’s still time to join us – grab the pattern, grab your supplies and sew up … Continue reading

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Sew News October/November 2017 Issue

The October/November issue of Sew News is always one of my favorites. I’m not sure if it’s because, by mid-September, I’m ready to hunker down for the cooler months…and sew more, of course! Or if I just like fall fabrics … Continue reading

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Kaylee Tunic Sew Along, week 1: Selecting Garment Fabrics

Thanks for joining us for week one of the Kaylee Tunic Sew Along! Today, we’re joined by Kay Whitt, who will be walking us through everything fabric-oriented. There’s still time to join us – grab the pattern and join us … Continue reading

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Sew it All 11: Walking on Sunset Knit Dress Pattern

Have you grabbed your copy of Sew it All Volume 11 yet? I mentioned that a few projects have jumped to the top of my to-sew list. The Walking on Sunset Dress Pattern by Charise Randell did just that! We … Continue reading

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