Community · Finished Project · Sewing

An Aurora in Voile: The Reveal

Hooray!  I finally finished the Aurora Dress, the one I've been planning since early fall!  And, would you believe that it does in fact fit my pregnant self just like I'd hoped?!  Fitting around my belly is no small feat these days considering how large I've gotten.  It's mind boggling that my belly can expand… Continue reading An Aurora in Voile: The Reveal

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Seattle Sewing: Chatting and Shopping with Sew Maris and District Fabric

Friday, November 22nd I am taking full advantage of my current life as unemployed scientist, enthusiastic seamstress.  It's just after 1:30 pm as I close down my computer, dimming the science paper I've been trying to write for months (years, really!).  I grab my jacket, scarf, and camera, and I hop into my car.  I… Continue reading Seattle Sewing: Chatting and Shopping with Sew Maris and District Fabric

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Wednesdays with Lynda: Sleeves (and Seattle Seamsters Fitting Session #2!)

The next few months I’m sewing along with Lynda Maynard. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up to learn how to fit using Lynda Maynard's Sew the Perfect Fit class on Craftsy. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. Well, this week's lesson was all about sleeves.  I decided… Continue reading Wednesdays with Lynda: Sleeves (and Seattle Seamsters Fitting Session #2!)