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Alabama Chanin-ish Stitching + A Giveaway

I did it! My first attempt at Alabama Chanin style reverse applique is done and I love it!! Texture Clothing's amazing knits were perfect for this project. You can enter to win some for yourself - there's a giveaway at the end of this post! When I first got a copy of Indygo Junction's Slight… Continue reading Alabama Chanin-ish Stitching + A Giveaway

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Lark Tee Number Four and Pattern Giveaway

This is my fourth make from Grainline Studio's Lark Tee pattern and I'm still convinced it's the best T-Shirt pattern ever! Seriously, the last tee pattern you'll ever need to buy. But, maybe you won't have to because I'm having a giveaway! You'll need to enter before noon on 5/4/18. More info below!! For my… Continue reading Lark Tee Number Four and Pattern Giveaway

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The Lark Tee Giveaway – Tee Number Three

I'm back with more reasons why Grainline Studio's Lark Tee is the best t-shirt pattern ever! And, there’s a PDF Pattern giveaway you can enter. Just comment on this post, on Instagram and Facebook before Noon PT on 5/4/18. More info at the end!! Luxurious Octopi My third Lark Tee make for my Sewing With Knits class… Continue reading The Lark Tee Giveaway – Tee Number Three

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Lark Tee Number Two & The Giveaway

This is the story of the second tee I made from Grainline Studio's Lark Tee Pattern. It's the last t-shirt pattern you'll ever need and, there's a PDF Pattern giveaway you can enter. Just comment on this post, on Instagram and Facebook. More info at the end!! If you haven't read about my Cotton and… Continue reading Lark Tee Number Two & The Giveaway

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The Best T-Shirt Pattern Ever Giveaway – Tee One

This is it sewing seekers . . . the last T-Shirt pattern you'll ever need to buy! And, there's a pattern giveaway for you to enter!! I have a lot to say about this, so let's get started . . . Grainline Studio's Lark Tee is so fabulous and such a bargain. Four necklines, four… Continue reading The Best T-Shirt Pattern Ever Giveaway – Tee One

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Hemming Knits Without a Struggle

Or should I say without tearing out every hair on your head??? You know that awful wavy, pleaty thing that happens when you hem knit fabrics? Well, I've got a simple method for hemming your knit makes that you'll love and use forever. And, the sun will shine, and birds will sing and your thighs… Continue reading Hemming Knits Without a Struggle

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In Love With a Kimono

Sew Caroline's Florence Kimono was one of the patterns I chose for the Sewing With Knits class I taught at the Sewing & Stitchery Expo in February. I didn't know it would begin a love affair . . . with the pattern . . . but it did. It was super easy and fun to… Continue reading In Love With a Kimono

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A Peek at My Next Sewing Project & a Sale

Do you ever have a sewing project that's like the song that never ends? I've been working on a thoroughly enjoyable top made from gorgeous Texture Clothing knit fabrics for about a year now. I'm finally ready to reveal just a bit of it and you'll see the rest soon. Very SOON! THE SALE But,… Continue reading A Peek at My Next Sewing Project & a Sale

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Sewing With Knits – The Basics

Hey, I'm on the Sewing and Stitchery Expo blog again! I'm so honored to have been asked to write another post and especially thrilled that the post is about my favorite fabrics - Knits!! A few things I didn't say in the post: Knits are SUPER easy to sew with. There are a few tricks,… Continue reading Sewing With Knits – The Basics

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Accurately Checking Percentage of Stretch

If you've sewn with knit fabrics, you may not know much about percentage of stretch, but I bet you know well it’s importance! Let me explain . . . You made a t-shirt and it fit and looked fabulous on you. So, you made another one from a different knit fabric and it brought you… Continue reading Accurately Checking Percentage of Stretch