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Rate the Lonsdale Sew-Along!

Hello Lonsdale Sew-Alongers! Now that the Sew-Along has ended – and before it’s been so long that we all forget – I want to know: what did you think of the Lonsdale Sew-Along? I want to make the sew-alongs better and better each time! Every time, there are so many positive, happy comments, so it […]

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More Coat Talk

Wow! All of the comments to yesterday’s post were really, really interesting to read. (So much that I didn’t get a proper post up for today! So I thought I’d continue the coat talk.) Many of you are hesistant to sew coats. Either for fear of getting it wrong, making something you aren’t absolutely in […]

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Sewing A Coat: What Scares You?

A couple of you admired my coat fabric in this week’s post, and were excited about the possibility of sewing your own coat too, but admitted you were fearful of coat sewing. I’m curious, what scares you about sewing a coat? (And how can I help?) What’s getting in the way between you and the […]

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How to Sew Clothing that Lasts

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post (How Long Should Clothing Last?) I thought it would be appropriate to share ideas on how to make our clothing last longer. A lot of you left comments on how to repair the lining, and tricks to sew stronger garments in the future. I was riding my bike to […]

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