Readers, I’m getting serious about sewing my seasonal wardrobe additions in conjunction with the Fashion Weeks of the world. This way, there will be fresh new clothes to wear during the actual season. If I sew my Spring 2016 items in the autumn of 2015 (right now), I’ll have things to wear in the spring.… Read More Sewing Along with Fashion Week
The title of this post is a partial quote from the book “The Pink Suit”. Here’s more of the quote to put it in context: “Cut. Trim. Baste. Tuck. Pin. Trim. Stitch. That was what most people thought sewing was about, but they were wrong. It was really about perfection. Each stitch must be exactly… Read More Sewing, “……it was really about perfection………”
Dear Readers, today’s post is about a challenging shortage of cloth, which turned into an exercise in pattern placement and piecing together. Pattern Vogue 9112 designed by Marcy Tilton has elements which concerned me a little, but the end result was so picturesque that I bought the pattern. You know, that moment of identifying with the young, tall and slender model… Read More 7 Ideas For Overcoming Fabric Shortage.