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What i Heart Now: Granny Panties

posted on 04/18/2013, by

I’ll keep this post short. Who says grannies are the only people who can wear high(er) waisted undies? (did I just use the p-word? In the case of granny panties, I think it’s okay to say and write).

What i Heart (Or Admire): White (Or Grey) Hair

posted on 04/4/2013, by

White and grey hair. It’s not something I want to do – I like my red hair – but it’s something I came to admire it through dun, dun, dun… sewing! My red taffeta dress was coming along nicely. I researched the fabric, bought the right supplies, and started sewing just as the textbooks and  Continue Reading »

What i Heart Now: Mustard Yellow, Cobalt Blue, and Springtime

posted on 03/14/2013, by

My color palette has become more neutral over the years – I gravitate towards cream, grey, or any other pastel color more and more – but the weather this past weekend put me into a colorful mood, both in terms of my state of mind and my state of wardrobe. I spent Saturday without a  Continue Reading »

What i Heart Now: Bodysuits

posted on 02/25/2013, by

Amy beat me to the punch when she posted about bodysuits in her series Lingerie Friday’s but it just meant that great minds think alike. Or maybe it meant that great minds think a lot about lingerie. Considering the fact that my eight month anniversary sewing lingerie is coming up, it’s an obvious progression that  Continue Reading »













      Did you hear that I'm teaching an online bra making class? In 1 hour, I walk you through constructing a bra from start to finish, and I'll cover choosing a bra pattern, finding your size, tracing and cutting tips and construction. Click HERE to sign up now! If you can't attend the class, I will be teaching it in person this winter here in Philadelphia; EMAIL ME to be put on the waiting list.

       

      Another famous bra maker is teaching an online class! BEVERLY JOHNSON just announced that she will be teaching a class on Crafty and the release date is Tuesday, September 23rd. Enter now to win a free spot!

       

      If you're like me and you live in the northern hemisphere, then fall is upon us. Join the ladies at CASHMERETTE as they make on spectacular, green coat.

       

      Have you heard? SARAI and the ladies and Colette Patterns are dedicating the entire month to hems. Called SEPT-HEM-BER, they will cover how to make sure a hem is even, everything you need to know about stabilizing hems, several options to finish the raw edge of your hem, how to stitch a hem by hand, how to sew basic turned hem by machines (and a few different options for doing it), how to sew a machine rolled hem, how to sew a faced or shaped hem, how to sew a baby hem and how to sew a mitered corner. Whoa! That's a lot!

       

      Congratulations MADY on your second year blog anniversary! I've been following you for only a short time, but I'm excited to get to know you even more. Here's to many more years of happy and healthy sewing!

       

      For her engagement shoot, ANGIE made a striped Emery dress and looks stunning next to her forever partner and fiancé.