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Make the Lining First

Make the Lining First
Avoid project fatigue with this easy change to your sewing order!

Thoughts on Style Arc Evie Knit Top, and Mettler Seraflex Thread

Thoughts on Style Arc Evie Knit Top, and Mettler Seraflex Thread
A cute and super easy top for warm weather.

Thoughts on Style Arc Barbie Pants and New Look 6838 Top

Thoughts on Style Arc Barbie Pants and New Look 6838 Top
Thoughts on a new pattern, and one I've used before, along with an easier way to construct pants.

Sew From Wide To Narrow

Sew From Wide To Narrow
For best results, sew your seams from...

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.