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My LBD* Project: One Final Design Choice

It’s April and spring is upon us in the northern hemisphere – at least that’s what the calendar says. And that usually means I’m heading down to Toronto’s “garment district” to shop for fabrics. 823 more words


Quilt Making: Pressing and Squaring Your Squares

Another week, another quilt making post brought to you by my ADORNit Ambassadorship. Last week I taught you how to cut the half triangle squares from your fabric strips. 705 more words

How To

Fashion School: What to expect/ First Sewing Class

Welcome to another fashion post, today I wanted to piggy-back off the last post and talk about Studio Methods again. In studio methods, I learned the core skills that it takes to construct a garment. 385 more words

Fashion Design

A Small Drafting Victory

So, as with just about everything, it has been a while since I have drafted anything on the duplicate I so painstakingly made nearly a year ago. 203 more words

Pattern Drafting - toile number two!

You may have seen some of my more recent posts about my attempts at drafting a pattern using software rather than a paper pattern. This post is a continuation on a theme. 171 more words


Quilt Making: Cutting Your Fabric Strips

Last week I went over how to calculate your entire quilt start to finish. This week I will be continuing my ADORNit project by teaching you how to cut out your strips, sew, an then cut the half triangle squares at 45 degree angle. 460 more words

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The Sweater that Wasn't 

I started out with the Year Round Cardigan, available on Ravelry free, here, but immediately fell off the trail because the pattern and my yarn just didn’t seem to work. 281 more words