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Tuesdays with Gertie: Cutting into the Fashion Fabric

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 lesson in the Perfect Bombshell Dresses course was… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Cutting into the Fashion Fabric

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Hello, my name is Amy, and I’m…

...addicted to Craftsy classes. You likely already know that I'm currently following along with Gertie's Sew Retro Perfect Bombshell Dresses class (which I'm pretty sure used to be called Sew Retro The Perfect Fit Bombshell Dress - hmmmm...) on Craftsy. What you may or may not have noticed was the little image for Susan Khalje's… Continue reading Hello, my name is Amy, and I’m…

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Tuesdays with Gertie: Pattern Modifications

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 in the Perfect Fit Bomshell Dress Crafsty course,… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Pattern Modifications

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Tuesdays with Gertie: Fit, Fit, and More Fit

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. After piecing together the bodice and doing the first round… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Fit, Fit, and More Fit

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Tuesdays with Gertie: Fitting the Muslin

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 I've sewn together the muslin of the bombshell… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Fitting the Muslin

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Tuesdays with Gertie: Thread Tracing Your Muslin Pieces

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 marks the third week in a row to… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Thread Tracing Your Muslin Pieces

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Tuesdays with Gertie: Get Your Pattern On

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. Week two, episode two: how to work with digital BurdaStyle… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Get Your Pattern On

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Tuesdays with Gertie

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. My first, and only, post about the Sew Retro:  Perfect Fit Bombshell Dress Craftsy class… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie

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Sew Retro: The Perfect Fit 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 the beginning of the saga. When Gertie announced her online class was in session over at… Continue reading Sew Retro: The Perfect Fit Bombshell Dress