Ham inside of pant leg.

How to Rehem Pants

So here’s the thing about sewing: eventually, people will figure out that you do it.  And then they will have … More

placement of left hand while sewing

Controlling Tulle

So here’s the trouble with tutus… They are made of many, many layers of tulle*. And tulle, these days, is … More

80's jacket, ready for mutilation

Adding a Side Seam Gusset

Sometimes, bad things happen to good costumers. Like, your sister is throwing an 80’s party the next evening and you … More

finished bloomers

Trou in Ten

A lot of sewers are afraid of bifurcated nether-garments. They look more complicated than skirts. I remember wearing bike shorts … More

The front of the bonnet, seen from slightly below.

Quickie Regency Bonnet

Calling this a demo might be a bit optimistic, since I don’t seem to have as many pictures lying around … More