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Pressing Impressively Without Impressions

Pressing Impressively Without Impressions
The Pressinatrix shows you how to avoid the "pressed-to-death" look, and how to achieve a perfectly pressed seam in impressionable woolens.

Tailoring Tips: Chest Shields and Sleeve Heads

Tailoring Tips: Chest Shields and Sleeve Heads
Chest shields and sleeve heads are supporting players used to add structure to jackets. Here are some tips to add bespoke tailoring touches to your next project!

Thoughts on McCalls M7637 Jacket

Thoughts on McCalls M7637 Jacket
Classic bomber style jacket, and un-selfish sewing!

Early 35th Anniversary Present - The Wedding Gown Refactor

Early 35th Anniversary Present - The Wedding Gown Refactor
Don't let your wedding gown languish in the back of your closet. Upcycle/recycle/refactor it into something you'll use!

Thoughts on Sewing Life Issue #1 Trench Coat

Thoughts on Sewing Life Issue #1 Trench Coat
I made myself a fabulous evening trench coat!

Setting a Sleeve Into an Armhole

Setting a Sleeve Into an Armhole
Puckery sleeves? No more! Take control of your ease to achieve a couture result.

A Rockstar Frock Coat

A Rockstar Frock Coat
I made a bespoke frock coat - and I loved every minute!