Fabric Too Beautiful to Cut

Have you ever bought a piece of fabric that was just too beautiful to cut? I have. It’s the most luscious peachy-pink silk brocade, much lighter weight that you’d expect from a brocade, with glimmering gold thread woven in. A friend brought it back from India and now it’s not only beautiful but travelled halfway […]

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Get a Sneak Peek of Your Pattern

Have you ever wished you could see what a pattern would look like sewn up FOR REAL? Not a lovely sketch of what it should look like, or a photo of a 7-foot model wearing the finished product,┬ábut how it would look on a real person? Check out patternreview.com – a site where members post […]

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Top 10 Sewing Projects for 2010

Some people make New Year’s Resolutions. I’m going to make Sewing Resolutions instead! Here is my Top 10 list of the projects I want to make this year: 1. A Statement Coat, in a bright colour. One of those coats that you can throw on over any outfit and look instantly put-together (even over old […]

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