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Madalynne Book Update

posted on 04/2/2014, by

Remember the book I told you I was writing? You know, the one that compiles the Portrait of a Seamstress interviews with patternmaking tutorials and inspirational and comical commentary on the sewing world. A few months after I revealed the project, I wanted to give you an update so that you knew it was still in the works and  Continue Reading »

Madalynne’s Guide to Rhinestones and Beading

posted on 03/30/2014, by

Weekend: My Next Project

posted on 03/28/2014, by

For some sewers, completing a jacket is a signifying moment. Combining both hand and machine sewing, a jacket takes at least an intermediate understanding of garment construction, so finishing one says, “I have arrived as a stitcher.” For me, what proclaims I have made it as a seamstress is sewing an entire outfit, including the  Continue Reading »

Fabric Giveaway: Victoria Westbury

posted on 03/26/2014, by

She teased you in late January, the heart of winter for those living in the US, by giving away 1 yard of floral fabric. Well, she’s back! Victoria Westbury is offering another lot of fabric. This time, she has approximately 3 yards of a heavy, dense cotton rayon with a peachskin texture. The pattern is a muted  Continue Reading »















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      Congratulations to ERIN for being nominated for next season's Project Sewn!

       

      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!)

       

      Congratulations to GERTIE on the success of her inaugural Beacon Sewing Retreat

       

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

       

      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

       

      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).