These Threads Magazine Articles are the ones I turn to regularly for superior results. My mother sewed clothes for us until we entered Junior High School. She never mastered pants. I have to say that was the only thing because everything else she made was stunning. I particularly remember a blue velvet dress with a lace collar that … Continue reading My Favorite Threads Magazine Articles for Better Sewing
Flattering Pant Hems for a long leg. Flatter your client by creating a neat long line. I am a seamstress. I love to sew. I imagined sewing pretty dresses for my daughter. I had two sons. They were not all that keen on Mum’s sewing for them until recently. Now they … Continue reading Hem narrow pants that flatter the vertically challenged.
The finished wool coat. Winter is upon us with unusual enthusiasm, this year. I made this coat to wear in Toronto where is is usually much colder than here (North Vancouver). I was pleased to get this coat out and wear it here. It occurred to me that I have committed the unpardonable sin of … Continue reading Finished FSG 1963 wool coat.
A simply Yoga bag for a mat with room for a towel. pockets for keys etc. One side Other side with namaste pocket (fastens with Velcro) Lining with pockets. One is pleated for extra room The base is created by seeding a gold at the bottom edge To keep the bag simple there are no … Continue reading A Custom Yoga mat bag with fun Machine Embroidery
Houndstooth Wool waiting for inspiration I have made this coat several times in a number of different fabrics. The shorter version was done in pleather and was very chic. The pleather recently started do disintegrate. I did a long version for Vancouver in a water-resistant plaid that is almost a Burberry plaid. That one is long … Continue reading Fashion Sewing Group 1963 Wool Coat. Version 4