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Monthly Archives: October 2012
Did you hear we had a little “weather event”? I love these euphemisms. We were fortunate here in MA. First, Sandy hit landfall south of us (keep our friends in NJ and NY in your thoughts and prayers, please). And … Continue reading
Just in time for Halloween, here’s our latest video, “Scary Silks”! You can see all of our Gorgeous Fabrics University videos in one convenient location: Gorgeous Fabrics University Videos I adore sewing with silk. It’s really not that scary at … Continue reading
Ballroom, that is. You might recall that I made another dress for Tatiana. It turned out fine, until… (cue the “Duh duh DAAAAAAAH music) She and all her students switched from American Smooth to International Standard style. So what does … Continue reading
The other day I talked with a friend who had just finished a dress. While she didn’t classify it as a wadder, she wasn’t satisfied with the way it turned out, and I understood her issue. She’s a really good … Continue reading
Before I even begin, let me tell you about my late afternoon yesterday. See this? See the address where the SWAT team set up? Yeah, that’s my building. Fortunately, I wasn’t there. I didn’t feel very well yesterday, so I … Continue reading
Love the idea of panel prints and bouclé, but scared to work with them? Check out our latest video, “Tricksy Fabrics” for tips and tricks that will turn these tricksy fabrics in to beautiful treats! Happy sewing!
I can’t believe it. The gala is 4 weeks from today, and for the first time ever I’ve finished my outfit well in advance. This year I decided to go for comfort and ease over couture. I’ve made both of … Continue reading
Here it is on Shelley. I’ll do a review when the dress is finished Holy cow – can it be? I’m done with my dress sooner than the night before????? Woot woot! Happy sewing!
Just in time for cooler weather, it’s our new “Wonderful Woolens” video! This video shows how to work with woven wools of four different types: tropical weight wool, wool crepe, wool gabardine and wool coating. Happy sewing!
Wow – have we got an exciting event coming up at Gorgeous Fabrics. We are this close to hitting our 25,000th cut fabric order! I can’t tell you how grateful I am to all of you for your support and … Continue reading