Patch Pocket Placement: Yep, There’s a Formula.

There really is a formula, and it fulfills all the pocket sewing nerdiness you would expect from the Sew Everything Blog. Did you think sewing on patch pockets is the easiest sewing task ever? You’re right.  However, there are details to consider when applying one. I bet you didn’t know that there’s an entire book… Read More Patch Pocket Placement: Yep, There’s a Formula.

Yellow Polka Dot Robe. Pattern by the #GreatBritishSewingBee

What seamstress worth her salt doesn’t love the Great British Sewing Bee?  Unfortunately, it’s not aired in the US. Does the production company know it’s missing out on millions of American viewers?  Are there official DVDs of the latest GBSB season?That’s a serious question… Well, on to the robe. “From Stitch to Style” — this… Read More Yellow Polka Dot Robe. Pattern by the #GreatBritishSewingBee

Haute Couture Collections Worthy of Titania, Queen of Fairies.

All images in this post from the Vogue Runway site. I am so beholden to them. Iris Van Helpern, Haute Couture Fall 2019 If William Shakespeare’s play “Midsummer Night’s Dream” was set in a modern, futuristic backdrop, Titania would wear everything here.  Kidding aside, Haute Couture designer Iris Van Helpern has blown my mind with her… Read More Haute Couture Collections Worthy of Titania, Queen of Fairies.

Just Another Daily Wardrobe Piece

Hello, people of the sewing community!  I write my usual weekly post with the intention of  including a sewing lesson/tutorial for beginners, a sewing question for the experienced seamstresses, spew some sewing philosophy, or some snark at Fashion Weeks’ design and execution aesthetics.  Not today. Today, I’ll share with you the latest summer wardrobe addition… Read More Just Another Daily Wardrobe Piece

Annual Event: Picking on the Fall 2019 Haute Couture

Featured Image from Vogue Runway Every year I wait for the Couture collections to seek out over-the-top and apparently unwearable looks.  That said, most haute couture offerings have underlying wearability if you look beyond what’s attention grabbing.  Some of them are extremely inspiring for seamstresses like me.   And, some designs are ripe for a bit… Read More Annual Event: Picking on the Fall 2019 Haute Couture

Random Water Cooler Sewing Talk

The Ladies Waldegrave painted by Joshua Reynolds, 1780. This image is in the book “Women Sewing”.  This painting sits in a museum in Edinburgh, Scotland. —————————————————- When I get writer’s block, this is what you get; random sewing thoughts.  There’s plenty of sewing blog material in a folder containing half-written posts; I just cannot seem… Read More Random Water Cooler Sewing Talk