Basic Yoked Skirt Draft

A yoke is a fitted band at the top of a skirt that takes the place of a waistband.  Instead…

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…

Making Bias Piping

I love piped seams.  It’s the costumer in me.  The trouble is that piping can get expensive, but making your…

Blouse Draft 1: Foundation

Over the last two weeks, we’ve been working on a blouse pattern in half scale.  Then I caught a cold,…

The Fakey-Fell

Let’s be honest – most of us aren’t buying jeans at a price point where we’re going to see a…

Classic Flat Felled Seam

This is the classic seam associated with denim, particularly when it comes to jeans.  It’s really deceptively easy to do.…