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Thoughts on Naughty Bobbin Patterns' Amare Dress

Thoughts on Naughty Bobbin Patterns' Amare Dress
I wanted a nice, knit dress for Thanksgiving. I missed the deadline (life got in the way), but I did end up with a nice knit dress!

Thoughts on (heavily modified) New Look 6586 Jacket

Thoughts on (heavily modified) New Look 6586 Jacket
Want to make a jacket, but you're a little short on a fabulous plaid? Here's how I managed that...

How to End a Coverstitch Hem

How to End a Coverstitch Hem
I sew with knits constantly, and I am a big fan of my little Juki MC-1500 coverstitch. I've had questions from students and customers asking about ...

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.

Quick Tip: Template for Fly Topstitching

Quick Tip: Template for Fly Topstitching
A super easy, and free (!) way to make sure your fly top stitching always looks great.

Thoughts on New Look 6554 Jumpsuit

Thoughts on New Look 6554 Jumpsuit
An easy, comfortable jumpsuit or dress pattern for knits.

Thoughts on Simplicity S1358 Dress

Thoughts on Simplicity S1358 Dress
An easy, peasy tank dress for summer!

Thoughts on Style Arc Armidale Dress

Thoughts on Style Arc Armidale Dress
A slightly vintage-y shirt dress that's perfect for summer.

Thoughts on Butterick B6680 Dress

Thoughts on Butterick B6680 Dress
A pretty dress for not-so-pretty times.

Thoughts on Style Arc's Richie Knit Tunic Dress

Thoughts on Style Arc's Richie Knit Tunic Dress
We had a fleeting moment of spring last weekend here in Boston, before the cold weather came roaring back on the winds (literally) from Canada. Bu...

Thoughts on Style Arc's Thea Paper Bag Pant

Thoughts on Style Arc's Thea Paper Bag Pant
Linen pants are my go-to for summer. These ones are a great version!

Thoughts on Simplicity S8875 Dress

Thoughts on Simplicity S8875 Dress
A cute, 1930s-feel dress from Simplicity. In a fabulous fabric, of course!