The Useless Bag Goes To Vermont

I designed and cut a bag eons ago, but didn’t sew it. Recently looking about for an easy sew, I found the pieces and decided to sew it up. However, something got lost in the interim and I simply could not remember the design! Ever lazy, I decided to wing it…and ended up with a […]

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SWYFC Weeks 1-2: Video Darling

I’m not really sure a presser foot can be a vixen, so…*wink* [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THfsoyMKz7s] Today’s video is a tutorial on how to use the leveller foot, a handy little foot best used on thick fabrics. As fall approaches, we may make jeans, coats or jackets, all of which have many thick layers to sew together. […]

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SWYFC Kickoff and Check In

Can you believe we’re already mid-way through the first week of SWYFC — how are you doing? I made a pair of videos that get more in depth about what this challenge is all about and what the plan is for this week, which I hope you’ll enjoy. Please forgive my “outfit”, it was simply […]

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Sew With Your Feet Challenge!

<a href=”https://makingtheflame.wordpress.com/2015/07/13/sew-with-your-feet-challenge/” title=”Sew With Your Feet Challenge”><img src=”https://makingtheflame.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/swyfc400px.jpg”> You all know how I geek out about tools and techniques and other such small things, so this should come as no surprise: I’m hosting a sewing challenge for … presser feet! It all started when I bought a few presser feet on my recent trip, then […]

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