Look on Craigslist or Ebay for an old black Singer straight stitch machine, say a 99 or a 15-91 o…
I am always just a click away !
This is a GREAT “do,” Anne!
Where does one even keep 100 zippers!?
It seems hoarding sewing notions is a biggie for a lot of people! ;)
That sounds more like collecting to me. Hoarding is when you literally have to step over it to g…
I’ll still be popping in from time to time! (But you can find me on my blog every day.)
If it feels like hoarding… ;)
Thanks, Casey! I spy on you constantly so you might want to lower the window shades. ;)
Right now they just hang in the closet — but you never know!
When I say “for show” I mean for decoration purposes only.
Noella, it sounds like you are putting the princess seam in yourself and that it’s not part of th…
Editor’s Note: I want to start this post by saying what a pleasure it has been having Peter on…
Beautiful dress and you look stunning in it! Great job!
Thanks — I’m pleased with the way it turned out. I had my doubts…
Thanks, Jacqui — Salvation Army specials!
Thank you! ;)
Not hard at all (though I also thought it would be). The steel boning is completely flexible, an…
If truth be told, I only wear them for the photo shoot!
I made this strapless cocktail dress from McCall’s 9152, a vintage pattern from 1952 I bought on Etsy. It has a lined, boned bodice (my first) and is being worn with two net crinolines I made myse…
Readers, nothing lasts forever, even in the relatively stable world of men’s fashion. I categori…
I’m 5’7". Yes, it has a real yoke. Good luck with it!
So glad you chimed in, Pam!
I think there’s a strong need for a truly authoritative voice on t…
Readers, you know that saying that goes “the more you know, the more you realize you don’t know”?…
Readers, today I want to discuss male style icons, or what I call guy-cons.
Hit the city streets in adventurous looks with utilitarian details like cargo pockets and belts.
Twists on feminine classics, like a bold patterned shift dress and pants with a racing stripe.
Member Project of the Week
Short jackets like this zebra print bomber by Anniemollison are a must for spring.
The latest pattern bundle features nine vintage reissues from the 50s and 60s.
Pick one of 5 patterns for a new kind of sew along
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