Crescent Sew-Along #4: Ready, Set, Prepare!

Hi everyone! Thought I’d jump in with a Sew-Along update post. We’ll be starting the Sew-Along officially on Monday, beginning with our Crescent Skirt muslins. As promised, here are some helpful links on preparing to sew! Just joining us? Here are links to the previous Sew-Along posts: Crescent Sew-Along #1: Q&A and Schedule Crescent Sew-Along […]

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Spotted!

It finally happened – I was spotted by a reader this weekend! I was at Dressew, perusing the silk section, and a fellow shopper asked if I was me! The lovely Deborah recognized me from my blog, and we chatted briefly in the busy store. How cool is that? We didn’t talk long, but it […]

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Is Your Fabric Taxed?

Happy Monday, everyone! Today I have a question: are fabric purchases taxed where you live? I’m curious what the laws are in your state, province or country! Here in British Columbia, Canada, fabrics have a 12% sales tax. Ouch! Same with notions, patterns – basically everything you buy at the fabric store. Whatever you buy […]

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Crescent Sew-Along #3: My Fabric Choice

Hey everyone! Remember your suggestion about using a solid fabric for the next Sew-Along, so you can see the construction steps better? Well, I heard you! I’ve picked a fabric that has a distinct right and wrong side, that’s (mostly) solid coloured, and that isn’t shiny. You’ll be able to follow along with the sewing […]

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Crescent Sew-Along #2: Choosing Your Fabric

The best part of any sewing project? Choosing fabric! There’s nothing like heading into the fabric store with purpose. Today, I’ll share my fabric recommendations for the Crescent Skirt. I know they’re on the back of the envelope, but it’s nice to have some reasons why certain fabrics are more suitable. Knowledge is power, even […]

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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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