Archive | January, 2012

Introducing the next pattern…the Renfrew Top!

I’m excited to interrupt the Minoru Sew-Along to introduce the latest pattern from Sewaholic Patterns… the Renfrew Top! The Renfrew Top is the perfect basic tee. Great for layering, it fits perfectly under the Minoru Jacket. Cosy and comfortable for wearing on the weekend! This is the knit top pattern for people who dislike sewing […]

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Minoru Sew-Along #4: Sewing the Hood

Hey everyone! If you’re making View B, the hood-less jacket, you get the day off today! Today’s sew-along post is all about constructing the hood. Those of us who are making the hooded jacket will sew the hood, hem it and just like that our hoods will be ready to attach to our jackets. I’ll […]

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How to Make Your Own Piping

I saw this post called ‘How I Make Piping’ on Vicki Kate’s blog, VickikateMakes and instantly thought “Hey, maybe the rest of you Sew-alongers would be interested in making your own piping too!’ Click the image or click here to see how she’s made the piping for her Minoru Jacket. You can buy piping in […]

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Minoru Sew-Along #3: Gathering!

Hello, Sew-Alongers and those watching from the bleachers! How are you all doing? Who’s all caught up? Who’s waiting until the weekend to sew like a madwoman and catch up? Today’s sewing step is quite easy. All we’re going to do is gather the neckline, in preparation for sewing it to the collar. You’ll be […]

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What is Triple Stitch?

Vicki asked “What is a Triple Stitch” so I thought I’d show you guys, rather than try and explain it! Your sewing machine may or may not have this stitch option. It’s Option #2 on my machine out of its seventy-five settings, which makes me think it’s fairly common on newer machines. It’s also known […]

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