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Protected: Just Between Us – The V&A is a Real Treasure

From the first time I stepped into the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, I was a goner. The place ...

The Problem With Haute Couture Today

A subscriber to my weekly email asked (WHAT?...you don't subscribe? ...goodness, it's free and lots of info over there - ...

Why Sewing Is More Than Making Clothes

So Walt fell - twice - on the ice the first of the year. It was while walking he was ...

Sometimes Bigger Is Better

So I had this fabric, that I fell in love with, in the store.....yeah, you know how that goes. Well, ...

Why Sewing Is Important?

Of course, I would say that it's important - I make my living at it and teaching it, but above ...

What Is Drape and Hang

When we're fitting a garment, this can be terms that we might not even think about. We're more interested in ...

What Is Drape and Hang

When we're fitting a garment, this can be terms that we might not even think about. We're more interested in ...

I’m Back!!!

Yeah - I feel like singing some great Barbra Streisand song about "I'm in charge and I'm back!!!!" Actually this ...

Bust Dart

Whether this is the side bust dart or the waist bust dart, it’s truly one of the magical fitting tools ...

Fitting A Pattern to Your Body

This has always been one of the major reasons sewists turn to sewing if not the reason…period! The lure of fitting a ...

An Important Notice

As many of you know who take my weekly email, we are having woeful problems on this site. My wonderful ...