Archive | July, 2010

How to match prints along seams

One of the biggest pet peeves is seeing unmatched prints, stripes and plaids on RTW (ready-to-wear) garments. It seems so lazy! Especially on higher end garments. (This shirt isn’t high-end but still! Not even the slightest effort to match the plaids..) Since I’m a production manager as my day job, I know that it costs […]

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Happy birthday Mr. Sewaholic!

Happy birthday to a wonderful man and the love of my life! Thanks for your love and support and everything you do for me… From photography to¬† technical computer assistance, allowing me to drag you to fabric stores on vacation and of course, understanding how important it is for a sewaholic to have her own […]

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Office-Party Gold Dress – or not

Ok, here’s the story I owe you guys, from yesterday’s Top 10 Sewing Projects recap: Last winter, I absolutely loved Reese Witherspoon’s look on the cover of InStyle magazine. What a perfect office-party look, don’t you think? I even managed to find nearly-identical fabric at Fabricana to recreate the dress. See! Look how close the […]

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