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Tuesdays with Gertie: The Insides

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. Well, the lining is in the dress.  Or, at least… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: The Insides

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Tuesdays with Gertie: A Lining with Structure… and Dragons

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 bombshell dress video lesson was all about adding… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: A Lining with Structure… and Dragons

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Tuesdays with Gertie: Inserting the Lapped Zipper

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. In this week's Bombshell dress class, Gertie took us through… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Inserting the Lapped Zipper

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Tuesdays with Gertie: The First Signs of a Dress

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. I'm excited to finally see the dress take shape, but… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: The First Signs of a Dress

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Tuesdays with Gertie: Cutting Out the Skirt

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 video was all about the skirt. I traced… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Cutting Out the Skirt

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Tuesdays with Gertie: Beneath a Beautiful Bombshell Bodice

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. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. Look at those seam allowances. They're monsters. But, it's worth… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Beneath a Beautiful Bombshell Bodice

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Tuesdays with Gertie: Stitching the Bodice

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. I have to admit that I was very intimidated by… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Stitching the Bodice

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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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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