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Photography: Lighting

I have to admit that I've had very little time this week to think about this week's SOS: Photography post.  I was so motivated last week when I posted about smiling for the camera, but then life got in the way this week.  So, this tip came together quickly through a conversation with my husband last… Continue reading Photography: Lighting

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Sewing with a Plan: The 2012 Collage

This winter and spring I’m joining a bunch of other talented seamsters in the Stitcher’s Guild’s Sewing with a Plan 2012 challenge. We’re all making eleven garments from tried-and-true patterns. Unfortunately, I don’t have any. My goal is to discover several TNTs over the course of the challenge through proper fitting, and this post continues… Continue reading Sewing with a Plan: The 2012 Collage

Class · Community · Finished Project · Review · Sewing

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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Sewing with a Plan: The Final Tally

This winter and spring I’m joining a bunch of other talented seamsters in the Stitcher’s Guild’s Sewing with a Plan 2012 challenge. We’re all making eleven garments from tried-and-true patterns.  Unfortunately, I don’t have any. My goal is to discover several TNTs over the course of the challenge through proper fitting, and this post marks… Continue reading Sewing with a Plan: The Final Tally

Class · Reflection · Review · Sewing

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

Class · Review · Sewing

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

Class · Review · Sewing

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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Sewing with a Plan: March Progress

This winter I’m joining a bunch of other talented seamsters in the Stitcher’s Guild’s Sewing with a Plan 2012 challenge. We’re all making eleven garments from tried-and-true patterns.  Unfortunately, I don’t have any. My goal is to discover several TNTs over the course of the challenge through proper fitting, and here’s a reflection on my… Continue reading Sewing with a Plan: March Progress

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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