Archive | October, 2010

Sewing + Dictionary = Sewtionary!

Isn’t that a fun word – Sewtionary? I’ve created a page for all the tutorial and how-to posts I’ve written so far, so they’re all in one easy-to-find place! The more posts I write, the more that the older ones get buried in the archives. Especially since I wrote detailed posts on the making of […]

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Finishing Simplicity 3965

Ok, enough daydreaming about sewing tools and sewing books under the Christmas tree – and back to the Simplicity vintage dress! If you’re just joining this series of posts, here are the first few posts: This is what the muslin is for! How to make a muslin for a dress bodice Altering the Dress Bodice: […]

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Sewaholic Patterns: An Update

I want to apologize for the delay of my first pattern! Things are taking much longer than I expected. It’s very important to me that you get the best quality product possible, so I’m working hard to make sure everything is just so. In my sewing projects, I talk a lot about making better quality […]

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Using Stay Tape on Necklines and Seams

Stay tape is applied to necklines and other garment edges to stabilize and support them, avoiding the dreaded stretched-out gaping neckline! Stay tape also prevents shoulder seams from stretching out as well. I picked this up at Fabricana’s last half-price notions sale, figuring it would come in handy. And look, it did! For this dress […]

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