Monthly Archives: July 2012

Seam method

I have been snipping seam allowances in accordance with instructions and hopefully the next calico will be free (enough) of butt bagginess.  I took out half and inch length which included a small chunk out of the crotch curve.  This … Continue reading

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Back to normal, nearly

Kids back to school for the new term – check. Hubs back from Sydney tonight – check (wish I could’ve gone too). Sewing room purge underway – check. Welt pocket practice complete for now – check. For the Great Purge … Continue reading

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Sewing Actually

On his travels, JJ found a couple of books for me.  Both I have been oogling from a distance for ages.  How did he know? Drape drape and Pattern Magic slipped into my sewing room with amazing ease. Professional Sewing … Continue reading

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