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Tuesdays with Gertie: The Completed Bombshell Dress

This summer I’m sewing along with Gertie from Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing.  A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up to make perfectly fitted bombshell dresses using Gertie’s Sew Retro Perfect Bombshell Dresses class. This post marks its completion. After posting every week about my progress on this dress, I’m not sure what… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: The Completed Bombshell Dress

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Tuesdays with Gertie: Final Touches

This year I’m sewing along with Gertie from Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up through the Craftsy online community to make perfectly fitted bombshell dresses. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. Well, friends, the last stitch is in place. The bombshell… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Final Touches

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Tuesdays with Gertie: A Week to Reflect

This year I’m sewing along with Gertie from Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up through the Craftsy online community to make perfectly fitted bombshell dresses. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. This past week was dedicated to reflection. Instead of watching… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: A Week to Reflect

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Tuesdays with Gertie: A Lining with Structure… and Dragons

This year I’m sewing along with Gertie from Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up through the Craftsy online community to make perfectly fitted bombshell dresses. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. This week’s bombshell dress video lesson was all about adding… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: A Lining with Structure… and Dragons

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Tuesdays with Gertie: Inserting the Lapped Zipper

This year I’m sewing along with Gertie from Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up through the Craftsy online community to make perfectly fitted bombshell dresses. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. In this week’s Bombshell dress class, Gertie took us through… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Inserting the Lapped Zipper

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Tuesdays with Gertie: The First Signs of a Dress

This year I’m sewing along with Gertie from Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up through the Craftsy online community to make perfectly fitted bombshell dresses. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. I’m excited to finally see the dress take shape, but… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: The First Signs of a Dress

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Tuesdays with Gertie: Cutting Out the Skirt

This year I’m sewing along with Gertie from Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up through the Craftsy online community to make perfectly fitted bombshell dresses. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. This week’s video was all about the skirt. I traced… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Cutting Out the Skirt

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Tuesdays with Gertie: Beneath a Beautiful Bombshell Bodice

This summer I’m sewing along with Gertie from Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing.  A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up to make perfectly fitted bombshell dresses using Gertie’s Sew Retro Perfect Bombshell Dresses class. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. Look at those seam allowances. They’re monsters. But, it’s worth… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Beneath a Beautiful Bombshell Bodice

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Tuesdays with Gertie: Stitching the Bodice

This year I’m sewing along with Gertie from Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up through the Craftsy online community to make perfectly fitted bombshell dresses. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. I have to admit that I was very intimidated by… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Stitching the Bodice