Archive for 2013

My favorites from 2013

Now that the holidays are over and we’re looking toward the New Year, I took a look back at some of my more important posts from the year.  The ones not only I hope you read (and if you didn’t now you get a chance to), but […]

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Simplicity 2339 RIP

OK – I’m baffled why Simplicity discontinued this pattern.  It was a classic.  It would/will never go out of style.  I’m at a loss. Unless it was for one reason: That ruffled center front is so awful – it’s the worst version of the shirt/blouse and doesn’t […]

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Your Own Style

One of the constant questions, I have in my classes is fitting.  But it’s not what you think.  It’s the perception of fitting. This comes about for different reasons.  The first and foremost is because of the lack of sewing and clothing assembly knowledge in the consumer […]

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Adele and her Stella!

I think you all know I love Adele.  First she refuses to go on a diet.  She is who she is (and what an icon – finally!) But here she is in her Stella McCartney dress and this dress is a lot of fun, so I thought […]

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Selfies

This is a new addition to the dictionary, and sometimes I think we have additions so fast it’s hard to keep up with them.  Like entering hashtag (#) SEW, and you get all the SEO (Search Engine Optimization) results….NO!!!!  I WANT TO SEW NOT SEO!!! OK – […]

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Who is this Pressinatrix Person?

Who is this Pressinatrix Person?

And for goodness sakes what in the world is she talking about? Is she the Dominator of Pressing? The Pressinator?….the Pressinatorama?…the Pressmeister?….dare we say the Iron Lady of the Pressed Cloth? Well the Pressinatrix is the counselor extraordinaire or a.k.a. Her Most Highness of the Unwrinkled;  the […]

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Here’s another goodie courtesy of the Duchess of Cambridge

Here's another goodie courtesy of the Duchess of Cambridge

Kate never fails, does she? The new hot couple went to a 3-D science show But as you scroll on down in the article (click the photo above for the full article), you see her dress – another killer one. I’m not going to make this one […]

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Weekend

I usually try and post over the weekend, but to be honest, the weather here has been frightful (a la “Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow) and that just screams……. SNOWDAY=SEWDAY(S)!!!! So I’ll post something later today, as it has worked out great, with […]

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Friday Night Costumes

All during the month of December, TMC will be running a series of movies and talk about the costumes.  I love stuff like this cause even today we get so much from costumes in the movies. Here are the movies they will show and feature: Cleopatra (1936) […]

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I Get Headlines Every Morning….

….and they are mostly about sewing.  They are amassed from various headlines throughout the internet.  But the one thing  notice above all else is the variance between media…… like this from print media: Groups Sews Pillowcases For Needy Now, I have no doubt that the needy are […]

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