I’ve always loved dragons, and so I don’t think there’s any surprise that you’re seeing one all over here. Here’s how I turned my spirit animal into something I can share, both online and in the real world!
Want to watch me make a project from start to finish? Now you can! Here’s the video of the making of two pairs of PJ pants from McCall’s M6972. Continue reading “Video – Fox and Owl Pants”
All those marks on patterns are (usually) there for a reason, but often it just feels tedious to mark all of them. Experienced sewists are often tempted to omit the markings because “we know what it’s for and can do it during construction”, but sometimes it’s satisfying doing it anyway. But, how do you make sure they are aligned, the correct mark, stay around for as long as you need, and disappear before the finished product? Continue reading “Layout and Cutting – Marking all those Shapes”
Have you ever had a problem that was so easy to solve once you knew the solution? Yeah, so have I, many times. This time, it was the case of the overhanging loops on a brand new serger, and how a simple setting fixed it! Continue reading “Serger tension: troubleshooting by a beginner”
There are just some items that you love but can’t seem to find another of, or it used to fit but doesn’t anymore and you still like the style. When this happens, and with some sewing magic, you can actually recreate the item! Continue reading “Recreating a skirt”