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Sewing Seams that Look Like Flatlock

Hey, everyone! It’s great to see all the buzz and excitement about the Vancouver Collection. I’m thrilled that you like it! We’ve been super busy assembling the new patterns and shipping all of your orders. Finally, we’re caught up! Today I have a tutorial using the Pacific Leggings pattern. It has interesting details, yet it’s still quick […]

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Sewing A Plaid Granville Shirt: Deciding What to Cut on the Bias

I’m starting a plaid version of the Granville shirt soon. It’ll be perfect for fall, for layering under warm cabled sweaters and wearing under jackets. What’s cool about plaid fabric is the lines. Cutting pieces on the bias turns these into diagonal lines, which adds visual interest and can draw attention to different parts of the garment. […]

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Tips for Taking Project Photos, For Sewing Bloggers

Hey, everyone! I’ve read all of the comments on last week’s post  – Who Loves Taking Finished Project Photos? and I really enjoyed hearing your thoughts. It’s rather surprising that many sewing bloggers don’t enjoy getting their photo taken. Don’t you think that’s interesting? It’s the sort of blogging that requires photos, and photos of yourself most likely. Yet […]

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