The other day I needed to make an Easy Party Dress for Summer in a hurry. A long-forgotten invitation at the bottom of my daughter’s school backpack and just a few hours of warning led me to realize that she had nothing appropriate to wear. I’m sure all those that … Continue reading →
We’ve all heard it, seen it, worn it. It’s the fashion phenomenon which swept the globe at the turn of the century and it’s firmly taken hold in our society. The majority of women, from teenage girls to middle age moms, are rocking some sort of boho-chic these days. For … Continue reading →
It’s been a while since I had the chance to get out my Kraft Tex again and try something new. If you’ve never heard of Kraft Tex before then check out these previous articles and you can see how versatile it can be. It’s often described as paper-fabric or just … Continue reading →
I wanted to try something different today. I really liked the JOY Christmas Pillow that Jennifer shared with us for the Seasonal Sewing series and I wanted to try my hand at applique. But nothing on too big a scale in case it turned into something terrible and wasted my … Continue reading →
Imagine the freedom of wearing a tank top without the worry of the straps of your bra peeking out, or the discomfort of the elastic band digging into your skin. Imagine a world where your tank top offers the support and coverage of a bra without actually having to wear … Continue reading →
Jeans, that enduring staple in our wardrobes, have traveled a long way since their birth in the gold mines of the 19th century. As they evolved, they witnessed countless transformations – from a symbol of rebellion in the mid-20th century to a canvas of artistic expression in the present day. … Continue reading →
Challis (pronounced “shall-ee”) stands out as an incredibly versatile and popular fabric choice. As the world of fashion continually evolves, so does our understanding and appreciation of various fabrics. Today, we’re exploring this fabric that you’ve probably come across but might not know by name. Challis, a lightweight, soft, and … Continue reading →
In previous articles, we’ve looked at sewing tools and sewing machines, with one of the main questions being “how much should you spend?” Will buying an expensive machine make you a better sewer or get you better results? Or should you just go with the best machine your budget allows? I’m … Continue reading →
When I was pregnant with my first child, my husband and I were living in Sydney, Australia. The beach was never far –take your pick north or south you are bound to find one of the finest quality water lifestyles known to man. Pristine, unpolluted water that can go on for … Continue reading →
Article Summary What Makes A Good Pair Of Fabric Scissors? At the top of every sewing enthusiast’s must-have list are the perfect pair of fabric scissors. Sharp, precise, and comfortable to use, these essential tools are crucial for creating flawless garments and projects. But that begs the question: What makes … Continue reading →
Moleskin fabric is a curious and fairly misleading word. Not only is it often mistaken for the similar-sounding brand Moleskine, but also for the slightly more related mole fur. Unlike what it sounds like moleskin fabric is not in any way the fur or skin of moles (which can also … Continue reading →
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