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Sewing A Plaid Granville Shirt: Deciding What to Cut on the Bias

I’m starting a plaid version of the Granville shirt soon. It’ll be perfect for fall, for layering under warm cabled sweaters and wearing under jackets. What’s cool about plaid fabric is the lines. Cutting pieces on the bias turns these into diagonal lines, which adds visual interest and can draw attention to different parts of the garment. […]

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Plaid Flared Skirt: Burda 9/2014 #104

My first Burda magazine pattern! Ever since I started blogging, I wondered where to find these elusive Burda magazines with dozens of patterns that other bloggers talked about. It’s true what they say about Burda magazine patterns. The pattern sheet is a roadmap of overlapping lines. The instructions are text-only with no diagrams, and quite […]

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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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