How to Make an Easy Facing

First, welcome to my first tutorial! This is the method I developed to make facings on patterns that don’t come with them. I hope this is clear and concise as well as informative for all levels of seamstresses. I would love to hear your feedback in order to improve! Thanks! Difficulty: Easy-Peasy Now why would…

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Free Panties, Assembly Required!

That’s right ladies, there’s a free PDF pattern for the Rosy Ladyshorts over on Cloth Habit’s blog and they are adorable! Now why would I want to spend precious sewing time on underwear? First, because in Brazil 100% cotton underwear is expensive. Hanes and Fruit of the Loom bikinis at Wal-Mart in FL were always…

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Love this stuff!

I have found a new notion that I love: Tracing Paper! I was introduced to tracing paper on the roll (also known as drafting paper) during my jacket class this summer. I brought home a roll and stashed it until today. I want to make Burda Mag 07-2012 dress #102. To be honest, I have…

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A Quick and Easy dress

As in I needed a break from all the hand finishing woven fabric requires! Pattern: New Look 6936, knee length with the flutter sleeve Fabric: 1/2 yd remnant of leopard print cotton jersey and 1 & 1/4 yds of black cotton jersey. To make it fit, I only cut the front bodice on the remnant…

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