It’s been a while since I brought Penelope home, and she’s been sat there taunting me for a while. I admit, I put on a few (quite a few) pounds over Christmas and New Year. I really intended to loose them again before fitting out Penelope but well, its nearly … Continue reading →
As the readership here at So Sew Easy has been increasing, and I’ve got more and more pattern downloads every month, so the number of emails I get asking for advice on how to download and print PDF sewing patterns has also increased. This also seems to coincide with the … Continue reading →
Earlier this month we looked at making bias tape or bias binding (is there a difference?) How to make continuous bias tape and use the Clover bias maker tool How to work out how much a square of fabric will make, or how to decide how big a square you … Continue reading →
I recalled a conversation hubby and I had some time back. Me: How many times do I have to ask you nicely not to put your cold cans on that table. The condensation just keeps making big puddles. Husband: You are always looking for something to sew. Why don’t you … Continue reading →
Did you meet Penelope my new dress form? I’m so excited to be having some help with fitting my clothes this year, and in designing my sewing patterns. But Penelope is young and perky and needs to put on 20 years and 20lbs in order to be a perfect … Continue reading →
I want to introduce you to my newest best friend. This is Penelope. Penelope started out life as a PGM Pro 601 Dress Form, but she is soon destined to become me. I’m sure the poor girl has mixed feelings about this. At the moment, she is young, firm, … Continue reading →
I know that I have readers of all levels of sewing ability visiting the site. From those who are just starting out, or are interesting in learning, to those readers with decades of sewing experience and an expert level of sewing ability. And everyone in between. So today I’d like … Continue reading →
I recently received this comment on the site from Krista in response to my teaser post about the upcoming Little Black Dress pattern: Hi Deby, it already looks amazing, can’t wait to see what the finished project will look like! I love reading your blog by the way. I was … Continue reading →
I’m embarking upon an epic fitting exercise and learning to sew the perfect fit this year, following along with the Craftsy course of the same name and the lovely instructor Lynda Maynard. You can read Part 1 of the series at 2013 is the year of Sew the Perfect Fit, Part 2 … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 10 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: Sewing an Invisible Hem Our skirt is nearly finished. For me, it’s been a marathon of not just sewing, but taking notes, taking photos and blogging too. My new skirt is … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 9 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: Lining a Skirt with Zipper – part 2 If you have been following along in the Sew A Skirt series, then you have your basic skirt shape finished complete with … Continue reading →
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