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Tutorial: Adding Pockets to a Knit Waistband

I recently got inspired to make a million running skirts.  And by a million, I mean five.  But, making five felt like a million because assembly line sewing means even when you're on the next to last step, you still have so much left to do!  Especially when deconstructing a ready-to-wear waistband pocket modification is… Continue reading Tutorial: Adding Pockets to a Knit Waistband

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Grading the Honeycrisp Mittens

There's a Sew-Along going on over at Disparate Disciplines for the Honeycrisp Mittens, the awesome mittens designed for conductive fabric that I secretly tested last month and finally got to show off the other day.  I'm stepping in to join the Sew-Along today to talk a bit about pattern grading since I had to work my head around… Continue reading Grading the Honeycrisp Mittens

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Minoru Sew-Along: Side-Seam Pocket Tutorial

This winter I’m sewing along with Tasia at Sewaholic.net. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making her Minoru jacket pattern, and here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. Friends, today I have a special post for you: a tutorial for adding side-seam pockets to your Minoru jackets. This morning… Continue reading Minoru Sew-Along: Side-Seam Pocket Tutorial