Archive | September, 2011

Chantilly: A Late Summer Sundress

If you guessed the sewing project in last week’s sneak peek was a dress, you’re right! It’s the Chantilly Dress by Colette Patterns. Isn’t it just the loveliest colour combo for late summer? Equally gorgeous with tights and boots! (I bet I can ride a bike in it, too. Haven’t tried it yet but you […]

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How to Sew Clothing that Lasts

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post (How Long Should Clothing Last?) I thought it would be appropriate to share ideas on how to make our clothing last longer. A lot of you left comments on how to repair the lining, and tricks to sew stronger garments in the future. I was riding my bike to […]

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