Tag Archives: Rhonda Buss

Sew News Portside Travel Set Sew Along Week 2

We love the Grainline Studio Portside Travel Set. And, Rhonda as usual does a stunning interpretation of it. You will see our cover here with the beautiful set. The set that she is making just for this sew along is … Continue reading

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Dixie DIY Shorts! -Finishing Details

By now, I’m sure you’ve realized that not only are the Dixie DIY Movies In The Park Shorts a super cute pattern, they’re a lot of fun to make as well! If you are finishing up your shorts, we thought … Continue reading

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Dixie DIY Shorts Week 3 – Binding & Facings

Thanks for joining in the Dixie DIY shorts sew along. This sew along went fast, and we hope you enjoyed making the shorts. I would really like to see these made up in a light weight wool for fall. Currently, … Continue reading

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Dixie DIY Shorts Sew Along: Week 1 Pattern Prep

No other garment screams summer quite like a pair of shorts. Visions of sitting on a beach, or poolside, riding bikes, a leisurely evening stroll, or even movies in the park  all come to my mind when thinking about the … Continue reading

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Decades of Style Arches Skirt Sew Along: Week 4 Finishing

At this point in the sew along, you have now experienced just how easy the Decades of Style Arches Skirt is to put together. It’s a beautiful skirt that has a lovely elegant look and because of its a-line cut, … Continue reading

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Sew Chic Valentine Slip Sew Along Part 4 – Finishing Touches

Thanks everyone for joining the Sew New Sew Chic Valentine Slip Sew Along. It’s been great as usual working with Rhonda Buss of Rhonda’s Creative Life and I hope you have a wonderful slip at the end of the sew … Continue reading

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Sew Chic Valentine Slip Sew Along Part 3: Bodice

In this post, we will concentrate on putting together the bodice of the Sew Chic Valentine slip. The pieces are small and can seem a little intimidating, but you will see that they go together very easily. There are 5 … Continue reading

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Sew Chic Valentine Slip Sew Along Part 1 – Fabric Choices

Many think that slips have gone the way of the dinosaur, but if you enjoy wearing skirts and dresses, a slip is a must, especially if the garment is not lined. A slip will give you the the added layer … Continue reading

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Special Post on The Robson Coat Sew Along – Pockets!

The Sewaholic Robson Trench Coat Sew Along/Constructing The Pockets There is a trick to doing inseam pockets and it’s a simple one, be precise! It would be nice if there was a magic trick, but sadly, there isn’t. Be sure … Continue reading

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Robson Coat Sew Along – Week 2

The Sewaholic Robson Trench lends itself  to everything from a conservative look, to all out funky. I have chosen all out funky for my sew along coat. I had this rather interesting piece of fabric in my fabric closet for … Continue reading

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Robson Coat Sew Along Sleeves

Thank you for joining in to the Robson Coat Sew Along. I’ve gotten many comments asking if it’s too late to join in and no it is not! We’ve got plenty of time, so I do hope all those thinking … Continue reading

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Robson Coat Sew Along Week 1

The Sewaholic Robson Coat Sew Along ~ This is our final sew-along of the year and I’m so glad we capped it off the with Sewaholic Robson Coat. This is such a great coat and is a multi-season item that … Continue reading

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Meet the designer – Rhonda Buss and enter to win a prize!

 Rhonda Buss is a long time contributor to Sew News and Sew It All magazines. She is also the winner of the Sew It All Casting Call and is currently working towards her Master Sewing and Design Professional Certification from … Continue reading

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Final Week of the Summer Breeze Sew Along

It’s been so much fun watching the Summer Breeze top from Hot Patterns go from fabric to completion. We hope you bookmark these posts and come back and make the dress, the sleeve version and now a ruffled version. Rhonda … Continue reading

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Sew-Along Extra – Summer Breeze Top Adding Sleeves

Hi Everyone! We’ve got a special extra here for those following along on the Summer Breeze Sew-Along. Rhonda is giving everyone the chance to put in sleeves to their Summer Breeze Top. For those that sleeves are a must or … Continue reading

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Summer Breeze Top Sew-Along Week 4 – Binding & Facings

Thank you for coming back for the Hot Pattern Summer Breeze Sew Along. We’re sewing away here and heading into week 4. Don’t forget, in each issue of Sew News magazine we’ll introduce each sew along with pattern details, schedule … Continue reading

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Summer Breeze – Sew Along Week 3 Ties, Pleats, Gathering & Notches

This week is a packed post! We will be sewing up the ties, creating the front drape and sewing the shoulder and side seams. So let’s just jump right in!! Begin by sewing the ties. Remember, all seam allowances are … Continue reading

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