Don’t Fear the Numbers

It’s amazing what you can forget when you’re in a hurry, isn’t it? I know I have to grade (enlarge) 99% of all sewing patterns, so normally I pull them out and get right to grading. What I forget every time, in my eagerness to make a new garment, is that I need to carefully […]

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Sewing Right Along

Everything has come together! I’m ready to begin sewing. The fabric is a peach skin polyester from Fabric.com that I could not resist. Neon yellow! Polka dots! It basically was made for me. That being said, I am making a wearable muslin first — I’m testing my fledgling French skills by using the French directions […]

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Deer & Doe Sew-Along

Deer & Doe is having a sew-along — and I’m joining in! The project is to make their Centaurée Dress, and it started on the 21st. I don’t have the pattern, but I’ve always wanted to take part in a big-name sewalong. I am hopeful that I will like the finished dress I end up […]

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