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Coat Progress, Barely

Hey, everyone! Happy Monday! What, it’s not Monday? I’m kidding, I know what day it is. Did you miss me yesterday? Sorry I didn’t get a post up! It was a busy weekend here at Sewaholic Patterns headquarters and while I didn’t run out of time, I ran out of energy. Hard to believe, I […]

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Next Up: Strictly Ballroom Dress

Remember this dress pattern? It’s a Vintage Vogue reissue from 1943, and my next sewing project! Among the Lonsdale Dresses I’m going to make this summer, I wanted a chance of pace and a challenge – and this dress was exactly what I was looking for! Since it’s looking like fall weather most days, I […]

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Sewing a Boned Bodice With Plastic Boning

Hey, remember this dress? Here’s the third post in the Padded Bust Series! First we sewed abutted seams in cotton batting, and then we made padded bra cups by layering cotton batting. Today I’ll finish up the tutorial! We’ll sew a muslin version of our bodice, and add plastic boning to the seams. I’ll show […]

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Crescent Sew-Along #10: A Pre-Sewing Checklist

Hi Sew-Alongers! How’s everything going? Are your patterns all adjusted and ready to cut out? Have you cut out your fabric yet? Do you have all your fabric and supplies ready to go? In the next Sew-Along post, we’ll start sewing! It’s time to finish fitting the muslin, make the changes to the pattern pieces, […]

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