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.…

How to Sew a Simple Vest

Not too long ago, we did up a sample of a simple vest with all-in-one facings.  Here’s how to actually…

A Long Princess Line Vest

Once again, a sample has become a vest.  (It’s funny how that happens the two weeks before we start to…