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Crescent Sew-Along #11: Fusible Interfacing Tips

Happy Monday! Hope you had a great weekend and are pumped up, ready to sew Crescent Skirts! Today is all about working with fusible interfacing. I have a few tips to get the best results, from my own experience working with fusible interfacing. Of course, you’re welcome to jump in with your own tips at […]

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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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Tips and Tricks and Other Sewing News

Hey everyone! It’s Friday, and it’s the first of April. No, I’m not going to play any sort of silly April Fool’s joke on you. That’s not my style! (And I’m a very literal person, so that kind of joke just makes me mad, as I always fall for it.) Anyways, it’s finally happened. I […]

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Scrap Overload: What to do with Leftover Fabric Scraps?

Hey everyone! So excited to Sew-Along with all of you guys again! If you missed yesterday’s post, I’m hosting another Sew-Along here, this time for the Crescent Skirt. We’ll aim for a start date of April 18th, as that works for most of you. I will post the fabric requirements and envelope back this week, […]

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Bound Buttonholes: My Favourite Method

Today’s topic: bound buttonholes! If you’re doing regular buttonholes, they’re often the last thing you do on your garment.¬† But if you’re doing bound buttonholes, they’re usually one of the first steps! They’re one of the first steps in sewing the O Dress, so that’s what I’m working on. Let me show you my favourite […]

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How to Sew On a Button

Using the Tartan Plaid Cape as an example, let me show you how to sew on a button! It’s the ‘joke’ task, when people talk about not knowing how to sew, they say they can’t even sew on a button. It’s amazing that people will throw out perfectly good suits, coats, and trousers, all because […]

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