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The tale of two “muslins”

Are you a muslin (toile) maker? Or do you get straight into the pattern with your fabric and fit as you go (or, like me, hope for the best)? 645 more words


Learning New Sewing Skills: Simplicity 2444 Draft

When I started sewing, learning new skills was my main goal–it still is. Here’s one of my early hits/misses, a first draft of Simplicity 2444, sewn in February 2014: 250 more words


Trying to Underline

This happens to me more times than I care to admit. :D


Silk chiffon dress: nothing at all like a Chux!

Felicity fell in love with this beautiful blue and white silk chiffon at one of Gay Naffine’s recent fabric sales.

He who Cooks thought it looked like a… 631 more words


Completed: The Marlborough Bra

Omg, you guys! I made a bra!

And not only that – it actually fits! It’s comfortable! And it’s PRETTY!

Besides the little bralettes I played around with a couple months ago (which totally don’t count), this is actually the first bra I have ever made. 2,469 more words

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V1419 Sewalong: Cutting and Prepping

Good morning, sewalongers! (sewalongees?) Today we are going to go over the final prep work before we start sewing (next week! Eep!). This is the last slow post of the sewalong, which gives you another week to perfect your muslin and choose your fabric. 1,465 more words

Work In Progress

Vogue 1419 Sew-a-long under/inter-lining

So I did a lot of googling and came across the suggestion of glueing my fabric to the underlining. Or in my case, the outer fabric and under-lining to the inter-lining. 178 more words

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