Morgan Jeans for the Win!

I made jeans! Ok, well I can’t really say this is my first pair of jeans. I’ve had quite the journey in jeans making. This is actually my 5th pair of jeans. The MORGAN BOYFRIEND JEANS by CLOSET CASE PATTERNS, however, reach an all new height in my handmade wardrobe and pattern collection.

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A Tailoring Story: How to Recognize Your Worth

Last year, ones who met me and found out I sew asked me the ever known question “do you do alterations?”. Some even assume upon me telling them I sew that I automatically will fix their outfits. And finally I’ve had a person actually tell me, rudely, “well if you don’t do sewing for others […]

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10 Pear Shaped Friendly Sewing Patterns for Women

Being pear shaped can be awesome if the right clothes are worn to flatter certain parts. Often on the pear shaped woman it is common to flatter the chest area because it is smaller on that body type and draws as less attention to the behind as possible.

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Snap! The Shelf Life of Thread

Recently I inherited my husband’s Grandmother Pearl’s industrial sewing machine. Along with the machine she gave me a number of other vintage items she had, some when she was in sewing school and others when she made gowns for clients back in the 70s/80s. A large amount of thread was in that bundle.

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Ali Sweatshirt Review / My First Pattern Testing Experience

Upon being introduced to the sewing community I learned a lot of things about the sewing world. One specifically is the job of pattern testing, and I had the opportunity to test a pattern from one of my favorite pattern designers!

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MORE Free Patterns!

Last month I shared 25 Free Patterns I found for this summers #letssewthistogether challenge. Well I found MORE!

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5 Must Have Fall Trench Coat Patterns

Hello gorgeous sewists! Fall is around the corner FINALLY which means a break from the hooblah of the heat (hopefully). The great thing about fall? Making a new seasonal wardrobe!

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10 Podcasts For Sewing & Creative Minds

What do you listen to while you sew? Music, podcasts, television? I’m a Suits person myself but occasionally I listen to some podcasts to massage and refine my thinking process.

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25 Free Sewing Patterns You Should’ve Made Yesterday

Hey there and happy summer! For the months of July and August Loni (IG handle @havinsewmuchfun) and Jen (IG handle @makerheart) are hosting a new theme for their monthly sewcial #letssewthistogether. The theme? Free Patterns! In lieu of such I have compiled a list of 25 free patterns you MUST HAVE in your collection /stash/queue- […]

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Summer DIY Roundup!

Hey all! Summer is about to be here depending on where you live and it’s time to start acting like it! If you plan on sewing a full summer wardrobe or just want some weather appropriate items in your closet, here’s a list of my top 10 summer fabrics and patterns to try out. Some […]

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