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Goth Holiday Party Outfits: Free Patterns and Tutorials

The holidays are a stressful time for many. Whether you are attending or hosting parties, there are many decisions, big and small, that go with whatever role you are playing. While some challenges can destroy…

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Gift Ideas for Sewists: A Comprehensive List

My name is Paula, and I am a terrible gift-giver. You know how some people know exactly what to get as a gift no matter who the gift recipient is? Well, that is the opposite…

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To Line or Not to Line: Should You Line a Garment?

When I first started sewing, I would line all of my handmade garments. As an overachiever, I felt that I needed to create the most intricate pieces of clothing, lining and all. All of my…

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Black Friday: 2022 Sewing Deals

Happy Thanksgiving if you are in the US. And for every single one of you who chooses to spend some of your time here with me, THANK YOU! I am so grateful for you. I…

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All About Buttons: It’s National Button Day!

Ah, buttons! Tiny details with lots of personality, buttons can change the vibe of a garment. Buttons are so great that sometimes we use them just for fun. There is even an idiom to celebrate…

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