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Sewing 101: Knit Resources for Beginners

You’ve just started sewing. Or maybe you’ve already made a few woven fabrics. You decide to sew a garment using stretchy fabric. You apply the same principles you’ve been using with success to this new…

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The Right Type of Knit Fabric for Your Project

Navigating the world of fabrics can be a daunting task. You are new to the sewing game and now need to sort through what seems like an endless list of fabric options? You walk into…

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More Scrap Busting: Stay-at-Home Shorts

A few years ago, I used a bunch of woven remnants I had to make a few pairs of shorts. I don’t usually wear outside clothes indoors, so I have a separate set of garments—T-shirts,…

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Dress as Pajamas: Empire-Waist Plantain Hack

There was a lot of sewing going on in the house for the holidays. In the midst of a lockdown, I sewed two pretty cocktail dresses, one a velvet smock inspired by a Vampire’s Wife…

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An Almost Sinclair Valley Skater Dress

I love knit dress patterns that I can use to build my wardrobe with a million variations. The Muse Natalie dress and my Plaintain dress hack are great examples of patterns that can be made…

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