Saturday Musings: Where’s My Size?

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Recently, there’s been much discussion in the online sewing community around inclusive sizing. From the #sewmysize hashtag on Instagram, to the increasing use of the ZOZOSUIT to generate accurate measurements, we’re talking about our bodies’ numbers – and demanding they be accounted for in the patterns we buy. This is pretty cool! I love that […]

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Sewing for a Changing Body: Weight Gain

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Body positivity is as much a journey as is living in our constantly-changing bodies. Through our lives, all sorts of things change, but we seem to be the most concerned with weight gain and weight loss. This is understandable! Many of us live in societies where our weight determines our value. Though two sides of […]

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A Body Positive Month: BoPoMarch

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BoPoMarch (Body Positive March) – which I first attempted in 2017 – is a month dedicated to body positivity for everybody and every body. Talking about body positivity is why I started this blog, and it’s a topic I’m deeply passionate about. I feel that a lot of our unhappiness stems from unnecessary (and often […]

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Neat Seams Are Sweet Seams

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Last week was class #4, and class meets five times. So we only have one more meeting! I’m already a bit sad for my class to end…but right now, it’s not over yet. I’d planned for the day to be a sewing day, and had a loose plan to demo seam finishes. I’d planned to […]

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Law of Attrition

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Hello there! Ready to hear how week three of teaching sewing went? (Apologies for back-to-back teaching posts; I’m trying to get these up on Tuesdays, but sharing that amazing fabric last week took precedence. ;) ) So, sewing class. Week two was a mess and I had to send a bunch of followup emails to […]

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