Life changes and Sewing

I know its been really quiet on my blogs, but in truth, my life has been a little crazy. I am moving to the United States and with that move comes a new job, old friends, and a new place to live. Things were very vague and tentative until about the middle of August. Now…

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Talking Print Selection with a Stylist

As seamstresses we get to be our own stylists, for better or for worse. Therefore, as part of my Silhouette Project, I asked stylist and print guru Reachel of the Cardigan Empire to help us all with selecting print fabrics. 1. Seamstresses are spoiled for choice. When looking at walls of printed fabrics or racks…

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Last Winter Update on my Wool Jacket

I threw the bloody thing away! Not really, but it was a near miss. I am at the point where I need to add bound button holes, before inserting the lining. (Check out Julia Bobbin’s great tutorial here, and she isn’t joking about chocolate being a necessary tool. Chocolate is the only reason my jacket’s…

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