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Thanks for the great pattern ideas!

Thank you all so very much for the pattern design ideas on my last post, What’s On Your Sewing Pattern Wishlist? I loved the enthusiasm and response in the comments. I expected some strong feelings about designs, but I didn’t expect that many comments! Some of the suggestions surprised me, like skinny jeans and blazers, […]

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What’s On Your Sewing Pattern Wishlist?

Hey everyone! I’ve started to get a few requests for pattern designs, and I thought I’d open it up to everyone. What do you wish there was a sewing pattern for? What do us pear-shaped women need a pattern for, that isn’t out there yet? Here are some of the requests so far – in […]

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Do You Care About Fashion Trends?

Here’s an interesting question for people who sew. Especially people who sew most or all of their own clothing, as opposed to people who shop for their clothing. Do you care about fashion trends? Do you listen when the media says certain styles are in and out? Do you plan your sewing projects and fabric […]

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I say muslin, you say toile…

In the post about re-using muslins, Nic pointed out in the comments that it’s called “making a toile” in the UK, and the fabric itself is called calico. So here in North America, that means that both the fabric and the act of making a test garment are called muslin! (Kind of confusing to have […]

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