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Sewing with a Plan: January 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: January Progress

Community · Finished Project · Sewing

The Princess and the Cowl

Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you my second Renfrew: the cowl neck. [My first is here.]  I was able to get photos in it this past weekend, but I saved them for this week's Sew Weekly challenge. Those of us participating followed Mena's "Make This Look" theme, which means we made a garment that resembled… Continue reading The Princess and the Cowl

Community · Sewing · Tutorial

Minoru Sew-Along: Side-Seam Pocket Tutorial

This winter I’m sewing along with Tasia at Sewaholic.net. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making her Minoru jacket pattern, and here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. Friends, today I have a special post for you: a tutorial for adding side-seam pockets to your Minoru jackets. This morning… Continue reading Minoru Sew-Along: Side-Seam Pocket Tutorial