I am adding the romantically named Misty Top to my favorite pattern list. The designer, Andrea Davis of Sew To Fit, put her heart and soul into this design and ended up with a pattern sized for, and flattering to, “normal” women. Plus, we have help from designer Andrea via YouTube. She did a recent… Read More What I Wore to the Eclipse. The Misty Top
It’s true. It helps to have friends who have friends. In my case, it helped that my friend Maria has a friend who is an upholstery shop owner. Through the friend (twice removed), I was the recipient of some discontinued samples of home decor fabric; the samples range from 8 inches, 16 inches and 24… Read More Found Fabric: Home Decor Samples
This post was originally titled “Making the Impossible, Possible”. Say you’re sewing up a see-through, diaphanous, loosely woven and therefore ravel-prone item. You’ve decided to use French seams throughout. Good! But hold on; there are side slits in this here garment. A French seam and a side slit do not mix – not really. Impossible… Read More Combining a French Seam and a Side Slit. Impossible.
Does a blog post have to focus on one particular project, technique or idea? Maybe, but not today. Lets just have a sewing “conversation” about nothing in particular. Like an episode of Seinfeld, which was “a show about nothing”. Lets just hang around and talk. Join in with your comments. Pins should face the same… Read More Sewing “Bits and Bobs”