Gorgeous Fabrics' Blog

Thoughts on Simplicity 8056, And Deep Stash IG Challenge

Thoughts on Simplicity 8056, And Deep Stash IG Challenge
New trousers for spring, and a chance to win a Pantone Color Deck!

Life During... Wartime?

Life During... Wartime?
My experiences in Manhattan before the Covid-19 crackdown hit. Was it really only 10 days ago?

In the Trenches - Trench Coat Pattern/Fabric Options

In the Trenches - Trench Coat Pattern/Fabric Options
Pattern and fabric recommendations for personalizing and transforming that most classic of all-season coats.

Thoughts on McCalls M8037 Dress

Thoughts on McCalls M8037 Dress
One of McCalls' spring 2020 patterns.

This Sunday - Mendel Goldberg Private Sale at Gorgeous Fabrics!

This Sunday - Mendel Goldberg Private Sale at Gorgeous Fabrics!
If you're in the New England AreaPlease join us this Sunday, March 1, 2020From 1 PM to 6 PMFor a very special private sale! Alice Goldberg, ow...

Anniversary Sale and Upcoming Events at Gorgeous Fabrics Galactic Headquarters

Anniversary Sale and Upcoming Events at Gorgeous Fabrics Galactic Headquarters
It's our anniversary sale, and we have some great events coming up!

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 M7906 Skirt

Thoughts on McCalls M7906 Skirt
I was in an early spring mood, so I made a skirt!

Thoughts on McCalls M7637 Jacket

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

Why We Sew

Why We Sew
There are so many reasons we sew. Here are some of mine.

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!

Sew For the Body You Have

Sew For the Body You Have
Don't wait until you reach some magical "goal" to sew for yourself. Do it now.