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Books too!

You pick up one here and two there, the next thing you know you have a pile of vintage sewing books. Tons of expert advice and some long lost techniques. 13 more words

Micaiah Progress Update 1

Let’s start with the whole picture!

Just as a refresher, this is Micaiah from Fire Emblem.

These are the supplies for the costume and the pattern pieces I’ll be using for the dress. 841 more words

Pattern weights, making and using.

I often get comments that people really like my pattern weights, at least once every time I post a picture of a project where they can be seen on a photo or two so I thought that I would tell you how they are made, as they were dead simple to do! 419 more words


my failed attempt to draft a pattern

I fell in love when I saw this coat on the cover of a tailoring textbook in Amazon.co.jp

So I asked my husband last summer to buy this book. 738 more words

Past Creations

Just wanted to quickly show off a couple of things I made when I was in college, looking back i’m quite proud of some pieces and wish I could burn others but that’s a learning curve. 131 more words


Another sewing contest

http://www.sewingpatternreveiew.com is having another sewing contest next month. I am going to enter at least once. I can’t start until the first but I can trace/make alterations to the pattern now. 106 more words


Spandex 101: Fabric Prep, Patterns and Basic Modifications

Hello and welcome to part 2 of my Spandex 101 series! If you need a refresher on part 1, you can view that here. 1,521 more words

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