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Sew News Grainline Studio Portside Travel Set Sew Along Week 3

We are moving along on the Portside Travel Set Sew Along. Remember you can always post what you are creating on Flickr or on Facebook , we would love to see what you are doing.  If you haven’t started yet  … 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 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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Decades of Style – Arches Skirt Sew Along: Week 3 Professional Waistband Options

Today’s post is a special edition for waistband construction and the use of buckrum in garment construction. Also, please note that the You-tube video has a grey screen, but the video portion is there, just click to play. We hope … 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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Clover Pant Sew Along Week 4 – Finishing

I’ve got to admit, I’m a little behind in the pant sew along (insert rimshot). But, I am eager to finish up this week and post my progress on Flickr. How is everyone doing? It’s nice that we have an … 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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The Hot Patterns Summer Breeze Sew Along Week 2 – Converting a top to a dress

The Summer Breeze Top is appropriately named as it is such a light and breezy top to wear. To me, there is nothing better than taking a garment off the hanger, looking inside and seeing pretty finished seams. It just … Continue reading

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Hot Patterns Summer Breeze Sew Along – Week 1

Now that summer has finally arrived, at least in the northern hemisphere, I’m sure cool and easy to wear garments are what you are longing for. The Summer Breeze Top from Hot Patterns is perfect for just about any summer … Continue reading

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Clara Dress Sew Along Final Week! Finishing Details

We are down to the final steps in completing our Sew Liberated Clara Dress. At this point, all that is left to do is finish the hem, sew in the buttonholes and attach the buttons. If you have not added … Continue reading

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Clara Dress Sew Along Week 5 – Lining, Skirt & Fitting the Waist

This week, our dress really begins to take shape with the addition of the skirt. Before we attach the skirt to the bodice, we’ll sew in the side seam pockets. Side seam pockets are a wonderful addition to almost any … Continue reading

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Clara Dress Sew-Along Week 2

  Welcome back to Week 2 of the Sew Liberated Clara Dress Sew Along! Hopefully you have had a chance to purchase your fabric. Or, if you’re like me, you’ve made a choice from your own personal store!! Hey, there’s … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Fabric from Westminster Fabrics for the Clara Dress Sew-Along!

Get ready for spring with the Clara Dress Sew-Along! This dress is so sweet and lovely for spring and summer. The Clara dress is from Sew Liberated, indie pattern maker of all sorts of wonderful garment patterns. Head to Sew … Continue reading

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