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Hollyburn Sew-Along with Rachel from My Messings!

Happy Friday, everyone! Would you like to join a sew-along for the new Hollyburn Skirt? Now’s the perfect time! Rachel from My Messings is going to host a sew-along on her blog! Meet Rachel, and her lovely Hollyburn Skirt: Rachel was a pattern tester for the skirt pattern, and she enjoyed it so much she’s […]

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Thurlow Sew-Along with Lauren from Lladybird!

Want to sew the Thurlow Trousers (or shorts), but need a little guidance?¬† You’re in luck! Lauren from Lladybird is hosting a Thurlow Sew-Along! I’m so excited that she’s doing this. She’s made a few pairs of Thurlows already and they’ve all turned out wonderfully. Here’s the link to her sew-along announcement post for more […]

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Pants, Trousers, and Shorts: Fitting Resources

Why do people fear sewing pants? The number one answer is likely fit. After all, the actual sewing part of making pants is easy to master. Starting with a pants pattern that is close to your proportions is a good idea – like the new Thurlow pattern! Pants are considered one of the hardest things […]

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A Big List of Tips for Sewing Knits!

Hey, everyone! Happy Monday! I’ve been asked for tips on sewing knit fabrics, to help with sewing up the Renfrew Top pattern. So I’ve compiled a whole bunch of links, tutorials and tips that might help you! Tips for Sewing Knits: Conquering Knits: A Self-Help¬†Guide Lauren from Lladybird’s no-nonsense guide to sewing with knit fabrics, […]

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How to Make a Chain Hanging Loop

This gorgeous, ready-to-wear inspired tutorial comes from Sophia Sews – how to add a chain hanging loop to your coat project! If you haven’t added the fabric loop to your Minoru jacket yet, this is a fantastic idea to try! I love this detail. It’s brilliant for heavy coating fabrics, where a fabric loop would […]

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Flap Pockets on the Minoru Jacket

I thought I’d point out these great-looking flap pockets that Kirsty from Rocket Sews is adding to her Minoru Jacket. Isn’t the fabric fantastic? Talk about brightening up a dull rainy day! If you’re up to speed with or ahead of the sew-along, it may be too late for some of you to add these […]

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