2019 – A Good Year for Sewing

Happy new year! I spent 2018 mostly hunkered well below the radar, due to events so personal I didn’t want to blog about them. But happily, with the new year comes the ability to start talking about some things – and therefore, the ability to blog more regularly. First things first – I’m teaching sewing […]

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Spring at McCall’s

"Spring at McCall’s" McCall's Spring 2016 patterns – Making the Flame | Body Positive Sewing & Style

How about some positivity around these parts, eh? M7355 by David Tutera features a skirt style which has become very popular among custom seamstresses who sew with African/wax cloth fabrics. It’s totally simple, but I admit I’ve been wanting a skirt like this…without having to figure it out on my own. (When did I become […]

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Thread Theory Designs

Thanks to Fabricmart, I found an independent Canadian menswear pattern company called Thread Theory Designs. It’s run by a young (looking) couple living in a lush and pretty part of Canada — Vancouver Island, near the city of Vancouver. Vancouver city has lots of designer boutiques, and Thread Theory Design’s patterns really fit into that […]

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