Archive | March, 2012

Minoru Sew-Along #18: Hemming, and Then We’re Done!

Thirty-five blog posts and several hundred comments later, we’re finishing up the Minoru Sew-Along! Today’s the last post of sewing instructions. We’ll follow with a series of posts showing off your finished jackets, and I’ll post some photos of my finished jacket too! Today we’ll hem the jacket to finish it off. After the sewing […]

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Minoru Sew-Along #17: The Waistline

Today we’ll give our loose, baggy jackets a sleek, flattering silhouette! We’ll sew a casing for the elastic waistline, insert the elastic, and pull it tight until we’re happy with the fit. The jacket is nearly complete at this point, so it’s easy to fit the elastic and know how it will feel in the […]

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Minoru Sew-Along #16: Stitching in the Ditch

Today we’ll do a quick sewing step: stitch in the ditch of our collar and neckline seam. I remember mentioning stitch-in-the-ditch a while back and it was a new term to many of you! Have you heard the term ‘stitch in the ditch’ before? It’s not that common in sewing patterns, which tend to favor […]

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One Week, One Pattern

Tilly from Tilly and the Buttons is leading a sewing blog group project this month, called ‘One Week, One Pattern.’ The project will feature sewing bloggers wearing garments they’ve made from one sewing pattern every day for a week, Saturday 24th to Friday 30th March 2012. Why would you do that? Good question, and Tilly […]

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10% Off at Hart’s Fabric! (With Discount Code)

Hey, everyone! I have good news for anyone that entered to win the Hart’s Fabric Giveaway last week. Hart’s Fabric is offering a 10% discount to all Sewaholic readers! From now until March 12th, enter the secret code ‘sewaholic’ at the checkout to get ten percent off. This coupon is even good for sale items, […]

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