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About Jill

I write for the Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery blogs. I love sewing, vintage and would love to get a comment from you!

Fashion School Crash Course Episode 22: Michele Lesnaik Functional Design

Get an inside look into fashion design with Project Runway alumni as your guide! Join us each week to learn about a new topic that will help take your sewing, your fashion and/or your career path, to new heights. Explore … Continue reading

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Fashion School Crash Course: Episode 21 Althea Harper Fashion Branding

Get an inside look into fashion design with Project Runway alumni as your guide! Move to Trash Join us each week to learn about a new topic that will help take your sewing, your fashion and/or your career path, to … Continue reading

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Monica Bravo Panty Sew Along: Elastics and Construction Tips

We are just about done with the Monica Bravo Panty Sew Along. If you have any questions please leave them in the comments section. Thanks to Monica for doing our sew along! We’d love to hear your experience and how … Continue reading

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Monica Bravo Panty Sew Along: Construction

We’re moving along here. Sometimes it’s helpful to read through the entire sew along and then begin to construct your undies. The entire sew along remain on the blog and you can access it any time. You can purchase your … Continue reading

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Want To Learn More About Your Serger? This Class Is For You! Serger 101 Starting Soon!

Are you ready to overcome your serging fears by learning all about your serger? In Serger 101, our latest class from Craft Online University you’ll learn: how your serger works threading techniques basic construction skills serger curves and corners different … Continue reading

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What To Sew Right Now + Find Out How I’m Doing With My NY Resolutions (Hint: Not Good)

I Can Resist Everything Except Temptation (Oscar Wilde) January is almost over. Did you stick to your sewing resolutions? Or, perhaps you crumbled like a day old cookie. If you did, you’re not alone. I think I made it eight … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday Meg Nielsen Pattern Pack

Happy Friday! I would like to announce the winners of the last Freebie Friday. This is for the stack of hand embroidery books and the winner is Andie! I will be in touch with you shortly to tell you how … Continue reading

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Fashion School Crash Course Episode 20: Peach Carr Production Dos & Don’ts

Get an inside look into fashion design with Project Runway alumni as your guide! Join us each week to learn about a new topic that will help take your sewing, your fashion and/or your career path, to new heights. Explore … Continue reading

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Monica Bravo Panty Sew Along: Week 2 Cutting Out, Tips & Embellisment Ideas!

Let’s get going on the Week 2 of the Monica Bravo Panty Sew Along. This week Monica will give her tips on cutting out your pattern and embellishment ideas. Next week we’ll start to sew. If you haven’t picked up … Continue reading

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Monica Bravo Panty Sew-Along: Week 1 Fabrics, Elastics & Patterns

I’m excited to bring you a quick sew along featuring Monica Bravo of Bravo Bella. Monica is the go-to person for learning to sew your own undies, bras and other lovely under things. If you’re lucky enough to be in … Continue reading

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