Too Much Thread Can be a Good Thing: Multiple Rows of Top-Stitching

In most general sewing, it’s best to avoid stitching in areas where it’s unnecessary – to avoid the too much thread syndrome. Yes, there is such a thing, although the concept can be quite subjective. However, too much thread can be useful in certain areas of dressmaking and general fashion sewing.  Such as, designs where… Read More Too Much Thread Can be a Good Thing: Multiple Rows of Top-Stitching

Faced Neckline:  Lesson Learned From a South Asian Tailor

Hey kids, you’ve been doing it all wrong!  How do you face a neckline? The tailor is Sajid of Sajid Designs, and you may not understand the language because he is Indian, but the videos are visually clear and understandable.  He, like tailors from that part of the world, works a little differently than us… Read More Faced Neckline:  Lesson Learned From a South Asian Tailor

Random Sewing Stuff in Lieu of a Proper Sewing Post

I die a little when a blog post is missed because I’m a creature of habit where this blog is concerned.  Being disorganized with the editorial calendar lately has resulted in no interesting sewing stuff to share with you, unless you want to see a couple of miscellaneous works in progress — nothing earthshaking, but… Read More Random Sewing Stuff in Lieu of a Proper Sewing Post