Easy Full Bust Adjustment For Princess Seams

In sewing I am always learning. That’s why I never get bored of it. And the road to learning fitting is a long one. I notice more things and little details all the time. All I have to do is try something on I made five years ago, and realize all the little things that […]

Indian Stamp Printing : Simplicity 1461

  Indian stamps are a great way to get a handcrafted boho look on your sewing projects and create your own original printed fabrics. Plus, it’s fun! Woodblock printing is an ancient technique that most likely originated in ancient Egypt. Textiles were also printed this way in Medieval Europe. The monks in monasteries made their […]

Another McCall’s 6992 With Knit Self Fabric Neckband

  I’ve been doing a lot of knit sewing lately as you’ve probably noticed. . I’ve  used this  McCall’s 6992 raglan sleeved sweatshirt pattern again. So far I’ve sewn it up four times! In my opinion, it’s the perfect raglan sweatshirt pattern.  And I can sew it in less than an hour since I’ve already […]

Exposed Zipper Leather Pocket- In Seam Pocket

  I have had a really challenging time figuring out how to put together my Ziggi jacket.  I had to figure out my own way to add the exposed zipper inseam pockets.  I have broken several needles by going over too many layers of leather. When sewing thick leather you need to figure out ways […]

Cutting a pattern in leather

Today I’m cutting out my leather jacket. It’s very nerve wracking to cut into expensive leather. You can’t afford to make any mistakes and you only get one chance to sew it right! 1. Examine the leather for any defects. Mark where the defects are on the wrong side so you can avoid them when […]