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Ideas for Holiday Sewing Gifts

Ideas for Holiday Sewing Gifts
Ideas from Ann on gifts for the sewing enthusiasts in your life. Feel free to pass this along to anyone who might be asking what you want!

Thoughts on Sewing Life Issue #1 Trench Coat

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

Inside a Burberry Trench

Inside a Burberry Trench
A look inside (and outside, and all around) the classic Burberry trench coat.

Tips for Working with Sequins

Tips for Working with Sequins
Tis the season! This year, it seems like sequins are everywhere. I don’t work too often with sequined fabrics; my lifestyle doesn’t call for them w...

We Have Winners!!!

We Have Winners!!!
Thank you to those who took part in the drawing for a $50 gift certificate. The random number generator did its job and the winners are: Blanca an...

Clip the Selvages Before Laying Out Your Pattern

Clip the Selvages Before Laying Out Your Pattern
As I was cutting a length of shirting fabric for a customer yesterday, I was reminded of a tip I learned from Susan Khalje. Often, woven fabrics ha...

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.

Join Me for a Holiday Sewing Mini Retreat on Sunday, December 8!

Join Me for a Holiday Sewing Mini Retreat on Sunday, December 8!
Give yourself a break from holiday stress and join me and other fiberly friends for three hours of serene sewing!

A Rockstar Frock Coat

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

How to "Flat Set" a Sleeve

How to "Flat Set" a Sleeve
A RTW method of inserting sleeves in knit garments that is easy and fast.

It's Just a Number

It's Just a Number
Numbers do not define you.

My Breast Cancer Journey

My Breast Cancer Journey
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I'm almost 10 years out from my own diagnosis.