Sew Your Very First Skirt!

Have you always wanted to sew a skirt for yourself, but don’t know where to start? Now is the perfect time to learn! Sunni from A Fashionable Stitch is hosting a beginner level sew-along, for the lovely Ginger Skirt! I’ve borrowed this photo of her fantastic Ginger skirt to get you excited. Isn’t it great? […]

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Step Into My Office

Well, I’m completely settled into my new office space. Yay! Furniture has been built, fabric has been moved, sewing machines have been set up and plugged in. Thread racks have been hung up and loaded. I’m feeling at home and comfortable in my office. It’s like a home away from home! Want to see what […]

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Crescent Sew-Along #18: Attaching the Waistband

Happy Monday, everyone! Today we’ll attach the waistband to the skirt, getting us one step closer to finishing our Crescent Skirts. We’ll pin the waistband to the skirt, adjust the gathers to fit, sew the seam, and trim and press. Need to catch up? Here are all the previous posts! Crescent Sew-Along #1: Q&A and […]

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Crescent Sew-Along #17: Trim Ideas for the Waistband

Happy Friday, everyone! Wishing you a weekend full of relaxing and sewing – and sunshine if we’re lucky! This is going to be the first weekend I’m not coming into the office, so if you have any troubles following the sewing steps, leave a comment and I’ll get back to you Monday! Today’s Sew-Along post […]

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How to Eliminate a Slash Front Pocket

Not everyone likes pockets. Surprising, I know! I love pockets personally, but there are some instances where you might not want them in your sewing projects. If you’re using a very lightweight fabric, you might not want pockets in your garments, so you aren’t tempted to put heavy things in them and ruin your garment. […]

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