Result of fabric wrinkling during cutting.

A Few Cutting Remarks

Scissors don’t come with directions.  Much like a screwdriver (the mechanical kind), they are supposedly a tool so simple that … More

Loop left after removing knot from back of embroidery.

Embroidery Hack

So I’ve been doing a little embroidery lately (which is an odd statement from She Who Doth Not Embroider, but … More

How Pants Work

Ever wondered how, exactly, pants work*?  What kind of crazy pattern-making sorcery goes into drafting a pant?  If you’ve ever … More

Making Amidala Fabric

Someday, I would like to costume an insanely popular movie so that I can pull out all my dirty tricks … More

The Raglan Sleeve Draft

Oh, the terrible raglan sleeve!  I lived through the 80’s.  I still have nightmares about these things (bolstered out by … More