Archive | January, 2011

Pendrell Sew-Along #9: Checking In

Hello everyone and happy Monday! I wanted to check in and see how everyone’s doing so far with the Pendrell Blouse Sew-Along. How are you doing? Are you finished cutting your fabric, and ready to start sewing this week? If your fabric is cut and marked, then you’re good to start sewing! You’ll need matching […]

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Sewaholic Patterns in the UK: Off to a Great Start!

More good news: Sewaholic Patterns are now stocked internationally! Backstitch is the first retailer to stock Sewaholic Patterns in the UK. Backstitch is a lovely online shop that carries several independent pattern lines, fabric and pre-cut kits. I’m thrilled to be included in her offering! The owner, Alice, is a wonderful and friendly person, and […]

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Pendrell Sew-Along #7: Cutting Your Fabric

Today, we’re going to cut our fabric! I’ll be cutting View A in a teal polyester print, and View B in a cream silk satin. For today’s demo, I’m cutting the teal polyester print in the draped sleeve version. I’m thinking I will just show you how to cut once, instead of showing you the […]

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Pendrell Sew-Along #5: Altering The Hip and Waist

Today, I’ll show you how to narrow the hip width on the Pendrell Blouse. It’s ironic, don’t you think, that I’m showing you how to un-pear-shape the blouse? That’s the great thing about sewing – you can adjust anything to fit your body no matter what your shape! What we’ll be doing today is the […]

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