I’ve had a couple of nice lightweight cotton fabrics in my stash since last summer, meaning to make myself a couple more skirts. I’ve got quite a few patterns I’ve designed I could choose from now, but one of the skirts has a border print and I wanted to make … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 6 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: All about Zipper Feet What do those Zipper Feet do? If you plan to sew any kind of woven garment you will usually need to include a closure of some sort to … Continue reading →
This racerback A-line dress is called NINA and is the second project in a small line that I’m sharing with you. My goal is to show you how to make beautiful garments with simple material all the way from the print to the finished product. Why is it called NINA? … Continue reading →
I’ve had so much fun working with Batik fabric since my recent trip to Indonesia. This is another in the series of projects featuring Batik. If you missed any of the prior articles, please have a look at The Ancient Art of Batik Printing for an introduction to Batik as well … Continue reading →
I have a new, easy pleated skirt pattern to share with you that will help streamline your figure and look great. This A-line shaped skirt style is so easy to sew that you’ll want to make a few skirts and they should last you for many years. Warning: This is a … Continue reading →
This is the second part of the denim midi skirt pattern. I shared the first part with you last weekend, you can grab the pattern here if you haven’t yet. Denim Midi Skirt Pattern – A Skirt For Mid-Seasons: Part 1 Many of you have expressed the intention of making … Continue reading →
This weekend we jump on the bandwagon of fashion trends with one of the most versatile and easy to wear things for all ages… the denim midi skirt pattern. This denim midi skirt pattern will be perfect for a lady who wants to hide a bit of a tummy or … Continue reading →
We will be continuing with sewing the skirt lining, the second part of our Easy Pleated Skirt Pattern sew-along. You will need the first part of this series if you’re just seeing this episode for the first time. You can download the FREE pattern below if you missed it but you will … Continue reading →
In our sewing chat group, sometimes we chat about seeing clothes and thinking “I could make that!” I carry around a notebook and make a quick sketch – my book is nearly full. Others sneak around the mall taking pictures of strangers in clothes they’d like to make for themselves! … Continue reading →
I’ve had this skirt design in mind for a while now and with the warm weather coming, now seems the perfect time to show a little leg and put some wiggle in my walk. With this skirt you’ll certainly be swinging your hips and swishing your hemline at every opportunity. … Continue reading →
“A tale of love and loss.” I once owned a skirt. I believed it to be the perfect skirt and I wore it everywhere. I wore it for years – we were inseparable. It was my more favorite-est ever skirt. Then a couple of years ago I noticed it was … Continue reading →
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