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National Sewing Month: What Sewing Means to Kate

For National Sewing Month, I was asked to answer this question: “What does sewing mean to you?” It took me a bit to figure out the answer, but once it popped into my mind, it was obvious: Sewing to me … Continue reading

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Cosplay Is So Much Fun

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Every September, there’s a local anime convention. Some friends of mine run the registration desk, and for many years I have been volunteering for them. This year the con was Labor Day weekend. While Registration can get very busy, there … Continue reading

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Up in Arms Blouse featuring Art Gallery Fabrics

Shortly after I started working for Sew News in March, I was looking through recent issues and spotted the Up in Arms Blouse (Feb/Mar 2016). I thought it was super cute, and it promptly went on my list of projects … Continue reading

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Gallery Tunic Sew Along Day 4: Sleeves, Cuffs, and Hems

Welcome to the fourth and final day of our Gallery Tunic Sew-Along! Last week we discussed fabric options, then created a back pleat, inserted a placket, and stitched the shoulder seams. On Monday, we made and inserted the collar. Today … Continue reading

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Gallery Tunic Sew Along Day 3: Collar

Welcome back! Today is Day 3 of our Gallery Tunic Sew-Along. Last week we went over fabric options, then we made a back pleat, put in a placket and stitched up the shoulder seams. Today we’ll be putting the collar … Continue reading

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Gallery Tunic Sew Along Day 2: Back, Placket, and Shoulders

Welcome to Day 2 of the Gallery Tunic Sew-Along! On Monday we talked about fabrics and what works well with this pattern—the answer is that it’s so versatile that almost any top-weight fabric will do. By this point, you should … Continue reading

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Canvas Pyramid Pillows

  At the end of summer I always feel like I want to update my home decor. When I saw this pattern from Stitch Spring 2015, I thought what a fun and simple way to do so.

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