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

Basics Rolled hem feet come in a variety of sizes depending on the brand. The most common sizes are 2mm, 4mm and 6mm. The 2mm is best for lightweight fabrics, while the 4mm and 6mm work best on various light- … 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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