Category Archives: Garment Sewing

Project Runway Week in Review

Project Runway: Week in Review One Size Does Not Fit All Woo-hoo! Another season of Project Runway started last night and we are giddy with glee! all photos courtesy of Lifetime. My absolute favorite part of this season is that … Continue reading

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Favorite Shirt Dress Sewing Patterns

If there’s a dress style we love for its ability to transition from summer to fall, it’s the shirtdress. Inspired by the button-up shirt, modern shirtdress patterns take on a variety of forms from shifts to vintage-inspired fit-and-flare designs and … Continue reading

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Tips For Using The Rolled Hem Foot

The rolled hem foot is easily recognizable by its characteristic scroll where the fabric is inserted. The rolled hem foot takes a bit of getting use to, but once you master this specialty foot, you’ll never be without it. Read … Continue reading

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Sewing for the Bump: Maternity (and Beyond!) Sewing Patterns

Being a pregnant sewist is kind of amazing. Not only are you busy making a human, you’ve got so many options to make a wardrobe that will fit and flatter and give you an extra boost of confidence as your … Continue reading

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Top 5 Raglan Sewing Patterns for Women

I love a raglan sleeve. Or rather, I really hate setting in sleeves so apparently I’ll go to great ends to avoid them. But raglans: an easier fit for wide shoulders (at least that’s been my experience!), super quick and … Continue reading

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Maternity Sewing

If you watched the Golden Globes on Sunday, you may have noticed the glowing pregnant beauties walking the red carpet. Kerry Washington sported a beautiful cream gown by Balenciaga and called her bump her “little accessory.” The lovely Olivia Wilde … Continue reading

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Hospital Gown Tutorials

Yours truly has a baby on the way. I’m super excited to grow a little bump that I can dress with cute maternity clothes (not an oxymoron, I promise you). But what about when I get to the hospital? Yes, … Continue reading

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