sewing · Sewing Philosophy

The Fabric of Our Lives – A Memorial Day Thank You

This isn't about sewing techniques. At least not in the form I usually write about. And, it's not new - it's a revised version of a post I wrote in 2011. But, it is about sewing the stitches of our lives, using the fabrics we're given and the impact that can make in the lives of… Continue reading The Fabric of Our Lives – A Memorial Day Thank You

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More Blogging, More Sewing – Sewing Survival Skills

With so many new graduates in the world right now, figuring out the perfect gift is essential! So, I thought I'd share a post I wrote for Coats and Clark's Sewing Secrets Blog last year. It's all about the survival skills that we sewists know an away-from-home grad definitely needs! Click here to enjoy my… Continue reading More Blogging, More Sewing – Sewing Survival Skills

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Me Made May 2017 – Week Three

Oh, my . . . Week Three already! How time flies when you're wearing things that you've made. Come with me for a fast tour through what I wore for Week Three of Me Made May! Day 15 - My Casual Tee shows its stripes with Terracotta Warriors Seattle is one of just two USA… Continue reading Me Made May 2017 – Week Three

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New Mommies – More Blogging, More Sewing

Here's another tutorial compilation post I wrote for Coats and Clark's Sewing Secrets blog! It's full of carriers and covers you can sew for New Mommies with links to the blogs of other Sewful Lives.  I hope you'll enjoy it and use your skills to add some handmade, heartfelt help to a New Mommy's life! Sew… Continue reading New Mommies – More Blogging, More Sewing

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My Artisan Pants – Conquering Pant Fear

Oh, Pants. They've always been the problem child in my wardrobe. I buy them and they don't fit. I sew them and they don't fit. So I just avoid them like the scary nightmares they are and yet, what I wear most are pants. This is my story of bravery and pant-conquest! When I taught… Continue reading My Artisan Pants – Conquering Pant Fear

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More Blogging, More Sewing

In addition to blogging about my own sewfulness, I also write tutorial compilation posts for Coats & Clark's Sewing Secrets blog. And, it just occurred to me that you might enjoy those, too! So, from now on I will post a link every time one appears and you'll have even more inspiration for your own… Continue reading More Blogging, More Sewing

Handmade Wardrobe · me made may · sewing · Sewing With Knits

Me Made May 2017 – Week Two

I'm REALLY enjoying Me Made May!! I committed to myself that I would wear something I made each day of May 2017 and it has been revolutionary for me. Here's a recap of Week Two. If you missed Week One, click here. And, if you'd like to see my May Makes every day, follow me… Continue reading Me Made May 2017 – Week Two

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Scarf to Vest – an Upcycle Tale

Hey, it's the 10th day of Me Made May 2017 and I just can't seem to pull it together enough to do pictures today. You know - life happens! So, instead you get a blog post about what I would have worn if I could have worn my Me Made May Day 10 make. Good… Continue reading Scarf to Vest – an Upcycle Tale

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Me Made May 2017 – Week One

'I, Annette Allison Millard of http://www.sewfullife.com and https://www.instagram.com/sewfullife/, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May '17. I endeavour to wear my handmade wardrobe pieces each day for the duration of May 2017' Are you doing Me Made May? This is the first year I've joined in and I am having SO much fun with this.… Continue reading Me Made May 2017 – Week One

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My Sewing Workshop Ivy Tunic

"I’m a big fan of the patterns published by The Sewing Workshop. They suit my personal style well and offer lots of options for fabric play. Β Since the Odette and Ivy TopΒ pattern designs involve color and print blocking possibilities, it was perfect for my most recent make - all from my carefully, curated fabric stash!… Continue reading My Sewing Workshop Ivy Tunic