Archive | April, 2011

Crescent Sew-Along #6: Making the Muslin, Part 1

Hello everyone and happy Wednesday! I’m back with another Sew-Along post. If you’ve cut your muslin, and machine-stitched your seamlines, you’re all caught up! Today we’re going to take those muslin pieces and get them closer to something we can try on. Isn’t that a great moment in the sewing process, the point at which […]

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Inserting Lace into Seams

Remember my Common Thread project on the Sew Weekly? Today’s post is on how to insert lace into seams, just like I did on my ‘Summer in the City’ dress. It seems simple, and it is, but I did figure out some tips that might help if you wanted to re-create the same look on […]

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Crescent Sew-Along #5: Supply List & Let’s Get Started!

Happy Monday, everyone! The Crescent Sew-Along starts today, yay! Today we’ll go over the Supply List, to make sure you’re covered, and to give you a chance to pick up or order any last-minute notions and trims. We’ll also start making our muslins! If you’ve stumbled upon this post by accident and want to get […]

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School’s Out!

And I’m free to lead Sew-Alongs, design sewing patterns, and build up the Sewtionary! Four weeks of daily seminars are finally done! It’s been an intense four weeks. We had the amazing opportunity to learn from professionals and past graduates of the Self-Employment Program, all of them successful business owners who came in to share […]

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