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Cotton: Narrow Machine Hem

It's the last week full week in April, which makes this my last post on Cotton.  For now. There's so much to learn about this versatile fabric that it's hard to imagine ever truly having a last post about it. This week I wanted to focus on one of the final steps in the making… Continue reading Cotton: Narrow Machine Hem

Community · Sewing

Cotton: Patch Pockets

Last week I briefly mentioned interfacing my Archer Button Up Shirt, and the five pages on the subject I found in Susan Khalje's book Linen and Cotton.  Well, after interfacing the cuffs and collars and plackets and such, one of the next big things to do was add the patch pockets.  Susan's book has quite a… Continue reading Cotton: Patch Pockets

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Sunny Golden Plaid Boyfriend Shirt, or I made an Archer!

It's hard to start writing about my new favorite shirt while I'm still reeling about the unnecessary violence at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday.  The attack hits so close to home for me.  Running is a huge part of my life.  I ran the Boston Marathon last year (and in 2005),… Continue reading Sunny Golden Plaid Boyfriend Shirt, or I made an Archer!