Finished Project · Sewing

Watercolor, Feathers, and a Drop-Waist Dress

Jamie Lau, one of the authors of BurdaStyle's newest book Sewing Vintage Modern, actually wrote to ask me if I'd make a dress from her book before asking if I'd review the book itself.  Of course I jumped at the opportunity, even though at that point I only knew that the patterns were classic designs from… Continue reading Watercolor, Feathers, and a Drop-Waist Dress

Review · Sewing

Seam Allowance Guide: A Review

Two reviews in just as many days - what is this blog coming to?! (Don't answer that question!) Hollie, the inventor of the Seam Allowance Guide, is someone I've admired for quite a while. She wanted a quick and easy way to add seam allowances to patterns, so she invented her own gadget that would… Continue reading Seam Allowance Guide: A Review

Review · Sewing

BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern: A Review

My love for all that BurdaStyle does for sewing just keeps growing every day. Most days my reasons revolve around their support of the online sewing community (free pattern Fridays in October, comment-to-win every week day in November!), but today's reason is actually a tangible one: their newest book. The good people at BurdaStyle sent… Continue reading BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern: A Review