Tag: sewing

  • Sewing Machine buying

    Sewing Machine buying

    I’m going to say something that may be counter intuitive to my ethos: Don’t buy that sewing machine. What?! I thought she was a sewing teacher and trying to get more folks sewing. I am and I do with a caveat. I don’t want you to buy the mini sewing machine or that hand held…

  • Using a basic block EasyT to create a dress

    Using a basic block EasyT to create a dress

    I was gifted the class the EasyT by SewHere.com a few years ago. I created woven and knit teeshirts and dresses cut to my own measurements. When my mind wandered to caftans thanks to the hashtag Caftans and cocktails it came up with a shape I couldn’t quite find in a store bought or indie…

  • Sewing for kids: The Marieke Playsuit

    Sewing for kids: The Marieke Playsuit

    I recently acquired a new indie sewing pattern from France, the Marieke Jumpsuit from ikatee.com. At ikatee there are lovely makes for kids and women. I rarely sew for my kids anymore. They are such opinionated little style makers that it’s hard to give them what they want when they want it. Sometimes they just…