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Fifteen Minutes In the Notions Box

Here’s a suggestion for organizing something dreadful. Do you have a sewing task that’s so overwhelming it scares you to even think about tackling it? For me, that’s my notions box. It’s a disaster! I used to have small boxes, one for each type of notion. Somehow I ended up tossing everything into one large […]

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Sewing the Lining into the Cambie Dress

Today, I’ll demonstrate how to sew the lining into the Cambie Dress. This part of the sewing instructions makes a lot more sense when you’re actually doing it yourself. The next best thing? Watching someone else do it first! So I’ll do it and show you how it’s done, with plenty of pictures and explanations. […]

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Minoru Sew-Along #9: Front Plackets, Front Zipper

Hey, everyone! Happy Tuesday! I am pleased to report that I’m feeling well enough to sew again. Isn’t that the worst, feeling too sick to sew? When it hurts to concentrate and focus your eyes on those tiny little stitches? Well, I feel much better now! Thanks for your patience and well wishes! I think […]

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A Hand-Picked Zipper: Progress on the Picnic Dress

Happy Monday everyone! Today I’m going to show you how I hand-picking a zipper, on my Picnic Dress. I used a combination of Gertie’s tutorial and my own experience, since I’ve handpicked a few zippers earlier this year. If you’re just joining us now, here are links to the first few posts on this dress: […]

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