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Vintage Pattern Giveaway

posted on 04/16/2014, by

Sewers always say, “patterns aren’t made the way they used to be.” Just like your grandma who complains about the better ways of yesteryear, sewers who were around in the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s gripe about the accoutrements that current patterns don’t have. Whether we’re at a better place in the pattern making world  Continue Reading »

Weekend: Bulk Vs Frequent Shopper + Update on Mishka

posted on 04/11/2014, by

The planning phase is over. I thought about color, fit and silhouettes, and I thought about my current and aspirational closet, specifically how they will go together. Now, it’s time to build – to sew and to shop the wardrobe that, with the help of Sarai and her series, I created. It surprises people when I  Continue Reading »

I’m Back to Bra Making!

posted on 04/9/2014, by

When I joined Lauren last month in NYC for a meet-up, one of the women there was Norma Loehr. A huge fan of hers, I was ecstatic to meet the author and the bra maker whose book I devoured at the height of my bra making last year. In January, I consciously pushed lingerie making  Continue Reading »

Weekend: My Sewing Mother

posted on 04/4/2014, by

The best way I can describe this year so far is that it has been a bag of MnMs. I’ve has the blues, the reds, the greens, the yellows and all the other colors in that candy package. Analogy? I’ve had highs, but I’ve also had lows. Life will always be a roller coaster, but  Continue Reading »















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      What kind of fabric shopper are you? JENNY AND LAUREN ask this very question. Let's discuss!

       

      I'm so jealous I can't make it, but SONJA, MARCE, AND JENNIFER are hosting a Manhattan pop-up studio. If you're in town or live around the area, this is a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon (believe me, Sonja + Marce + Jennifer = a good time!)

       

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      RACHEL is a vision wearing her newest make, the Betty Dress. She's offering a giveaway, so hurry on over to enter!

       

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      Do you come from a long lineage of sewers, or are you the only one is your family who knows more than how to sew a button (that's me)? TASIA asks this and reflects on her own past

       

      MORGAN takes another stab at yokes and gathers.

       

      A tattoo and lots of fabric later, CLAIRE recaps her recent trip to NYC (she's one rad Brit).