Showing posts from October, 2020

Sew-Along Part 1- 4-B and Mini Wardrobe Series- Butterick 6600

Welcome back everyone, Today is the beginning of a new Sew-Along, aka Sew-To-FitAlong I'm hosting on my youtube channel.  All the videos will be posted there and this blog post will serve as a "landing page" of sorts for all the links, notions and fabric information and all the required additional tips as I see a need to add during the process.   The Fit-Along Series is broken down into five parts which will be posted to my youtube channel each Thursday.  All the videos will be in one playlist so you can access each part when you are ready.  Each week's video will be made public on the dates listed below: Part 1 - Introduction , fabric, notions, sewing plans, what to expect  Part 2 - T-shirt and dress View B & C (Fit/cut/sew)   (Blog Post) Part 3 - Pants (View E) (Fit/Cut/Sew)  (Video) Part 4a - Jumpsuit Pattern Fitting and Redesign (View D) (Fit, Redesign & Cut) Part 4b- Jumpsuit Sewing/Fitting and Finishing Part 5 - Jacket (View A) (Fit/Cut/Sew) TBA I will,

Project Chronicles: Butterick 6680- My everyday Dress look....

Good afternoon Sew-Fitters, I'm happy to finally share this look with you.  By finally, I mean, sit down and type this post.  As it seems, for some reason, I am more inclined lately to share on my blog.  I feel warm and fuzzy on my blog, with less of the need to keep to a few finely curated words, #hashtag-s or sentences. Here, I can just type uninhibited by limitations.  That sorta breaks the flow.  Do you feel that way sometimes?  Moving on....  This look is one I sewed as part of my wardrobe plans from more than a year ago.  Having a nice guiding principle, my own taste, is a good way to determine what to make, and know that whatever it is, will fit my lifestyle.   I prefer the Boho and Urban chic look.  A little sporty with a whole lot of sassy.  I suppose we all are continually improving our wardrobes for the lifestyle we live.  However, for me at this time, I love wearing dresses or sporty looks, even if it is with a pair of white chucks or flats.  My secret sauce is a good c

Sewing Room Tour and Organization and Video Production Studio

Welcome to the blog everyone, thanks for reading.   Today is finally the day I am not embarrassed to share my Sewing room tour and video production setup on my channel.  I don't know how many of you have been following my process, but it has been a long ride to get to this point.  To save you the boredom, here is the playlist to all the work that has gone into the process.  These would include: Replacing the carpet for one, Sorting and organizing the books Determining just how much fabric I have acquired (more organization is still needed) Making it easier to LIVE-Stream on youtube, and film youtube videos without tripping over wires and having bad crappy visuals. Creating a welcoming space for students and customers. Creating a photo area so I can get those pictures to social media...I have way too much to do, then to be "chasing" the sun for outdoor pictures.  I need to move on to the next project and still take care of my house. and....a myriad of other changes I'