Interview · Review

Interview with Kellie K Apparel: The Making of a Revolutionary Strapless Bra

I've been reading a lot more bra-making posts in my blog reader of late. It seems that more and more of you are making your own bras! Though I still haven't ventured into that area of sewing, I hope the fact that it's of interest to so many of you will mean that you are… Continue reading Interview with Kellie K Apparel: The Making of a Revolutionary Strapless Bra

Review

Inspiration: Wrap Dress

These days I do more dreaming about sewing than actual sewing.  Juggling a nine-month-old cutie, a hundred house renovation projects, and an all-consuming science writing project has proven to be as much as I can handle most days.  Even my running has taken a hit! As my sewing machine collects dust, my mind still continues to… Continue reading Inspiration: Wrap Dress

Finished Project · Giveaway · Review · Sewing

Bunny Love: Sew Fun Book Review and Giveaway

2014 appears to be the year of polyfill (the stuffing, not the code) here on Sew Well.  Dragons, pillows, and now bunnies.  I miss sewing garments, but how could I pass up making these cute little bunnies out of nice well behaving cotton after my failed experiments in silk the last few weeks? Just like… Continue reading Bunny Love: Sew Fun Book Review and Giveaway

Giveaway · Review · Sewing

Experiments in Silk: Durathon Iron Review and Giveaway

Recently, my sewing machine hasn't been silent, but it also hasn't exactly gotten a workout.  A few weeks ago I was super motivated to sew something special for me.  My first garment postpartum.  I pulled out a favorite bit of silk (first used here) since I figured my love for the fabric would make sure… Continue reading Experiments in Silk: Durathon Iron Review and Giveaway

Class · Quilting · Review

Block of the Month: August, September, and October

This year I’m sewing along with Amy Gibson from Stitchery Dickory Dock. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up to make a quilt using Craftsy's 2012 Block of the Month class. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. Well, ladies and gentlemen, I'm proud to say I've completed all of… Continue reading Block of the Month: August, September, and October