2019 Make Nine Challenge

2019 Make Nine Challenge

If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen my post in December announcing my plans to take part in the 2019 Make Nine Challenge ( #makenine ). It was going to the first time I took part in this challenge which began in 2015 with Lucky Lucille. I loved the idea of...
Custom Dressmaking

Custom Dressmaking

In a previous post I kind of did an overview of my sewing experience but I wanted to give a little bit more detail so let me tell you a bit more of my story. When I was young I was very interested in sewing. I remember a doll I made from fabric scraps when I was maybe...
Rolled Hem Tips

Rolled Hem Tips

I love a good rolled hem. It’s tiny and cute. It’s great to use on finer fabrics like silk, satin and cotton lawn. I have 3 different rolled hem feet for my sewing machine. They are for 2, 4, and 6 millimeter hems. I use the most narrow one for the finest...
Scraps

Scraps

Today I just have a question. I have been sewing a lot. Which means I have a LOT of fabric scraps. What do you do with them all? Of course the ones that are at least 1/4 of a yard I put back on the shelf but all the other little bits. Tell me what you...
Zipper Installation

Zipper Installation

When I took a sewing class in high school there were no zippers. And it’s funny that even though my mom sewed for other people my whole life I never paid attention to her zipper installation. When I went to Pennsylvania in January I asked her to walk me through...

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