sewing · Tips, Tricks, Techniques

There’s a Sewing App For That

Sewing in the cyber age is amazing! The amount of information we have at our fingertips, the opportunity to connect with sewists from all over the world and then YouTube - oh, my!!! So, what about apps? I've got a list for you!

Fabric · Tips, Tricks, Techniques

What Kind of Fabric is That?

We all do it. We buy a gorgeous fabric, or we're given one, or we fall in love with a Thrift Store find, take it home, put it on the shelf and don't touch it again for a while.

sewing · Tips, Tricks, Techniques

A New Trick for Waistband Elastic

While I love a stylish pair of zip front pants or jeans, my self-sewn pants usually sport an elastic waistband. It's easy, quick and oh-so-comfy to wear......factors that are often important when I'm sewing! For many years I've successfully sewn and taught waistband elastic and been pleased with the results. I'll list my traditional steps below along… Continue reading A New Trick for Waistband Elastic

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

The Perfect Tunic

Using Indygo Junction's Urban Tunic pattern, I chose a solid, soft grey and a coordinating toile print.

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

Handmade Hawaiian Wardrobe

When your husband wants to take you to Maui, first you say yes, then you plan what you want to sew!