Tag: Sewing Fabric

11 Painful Mistakes Only A Sewist Will Understand

And maybe a beverage. 11 Painful Mistakes Only A Sewist Will Understand Jill Case Online Editor, Sew Daily SewDaily.com I'm sure all the experienced seamstresses and sewers out there have plenty of advice to a new sewer. Much of my learning has been self taught so I have always (tried to anyway) fail fast and…

Cowboy Sewing with Knits: Tips from Liz Evans at Simple Simon

I was at the Common Threads event recently, which is an amazing annual retreat hosted by Baby Lock at their educational headquarters in St. Louis, Mo. I brought along a pattern of mine for a simple knit sheath dress to try on some of the gorgeous knit fabrics brought in by Riley Blake. Liz Evans…

3 Easy Ways to Jump Start Your Work Wardrobe For Summer.

Skirts galore! Summer Dressing For The Office Jill Case Online Editor, Sew Daily SewDaily.com I was having a bit of writer's block on Friday and asked fans of the Sew Daily page to give me a little help in way of topics. There was a suggestion by Lisa C to write on the subject of…

Sewing up skirts with Caroline Hulse

Hi sewists! Fabric and pattern designer Caroline Hulse is back again to talk maxi skirts, which are the perfect spring-summer garment in my humble opinion: free and easy enough for the heat of high noon, but covered enough for the still-chilly mornings and evenings. Enjoy! Hello! My name is Caroline Hulse and I am the…

Friday Sew-Along: Making the One-Seam Maxi Skirt, Part 2

Last week I started working on my designer take on the One Seam Maxi Skirt project by Caroline Hulse. I kicked off the project by watching the video by the same name, where Caroline took me through making the skirt. Her video style is sew-along as well, so there were no fast cuts to the…

Friday Sew-Along: One Seam Maxi Skirt, Part 1

Every store I walk into these days is inundated with spring and summer garb, and while it seems hard to believe that warm days will ever arrive on the snow-packed East Coast, I am going to show a little faith by making Caroline Hulse's One Seam Maxi Skirt. My amazing knit fabric! One Seam Maxi…