Tag: Sewing Techniques

Hand Sewing

Tips for Hand Sewing! For Couture Sewing & Beyond

I’ve always loved hand sewing, and, like most of us, it was some of the first sewing that I did. But I took my hand sewing to a new level when I was studying for a couture certificate. Pin, baste, sew was the mantra. Where previously, I had only seen basting as an impatient step…

Where Jill Takes On Another Hobby + How Many Hobbies Are Enough?

Too Many Hobbies – Not Enough Time Jill Case Online Editor, Sew Daily SewDaily.com It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life. – Julius Caesar I've been sewing for a long time, not as long as some but long enough to declare it my number one passion. When people…

Backstage at the Tula Pink Shoot and a Fond Farewell

This fall, Tula's House, a video series on fabric designer Tula Pink's journey in creating her Eden fabric line wil debut. I had the amazing opportunity to be in Tula's actual house and on location in historic St. Joseph's, Mo.. Here is the backstage scoop: Tula is as fascinating as she is funny. Here, on set…

Friday Sew-Along: Make a Mod Dress / Tunic by Alexia Abegg, Part 6

This week we will finally finish the A-Line Mini Dress by Alexia Abegg that was featured in Stitch Summer 2015! I definitely took this darling dress to the couture level with fine Indian silk, full lining, and simple hand-sewing.  And as can happily in sewing project, it has an added bonus. It''s reversible! This was…

Friday Sew-Along: Make a Mod Dress / Tunic by Alexia Abegg, Part 5

This week we are working on the Sew-Along for the A-LIne Mini Dress by Alexia Abegg, and we will be focusing on the bodice construction.. If you want to catch up, you can read Parts 1-4 on this blog. To get the pattern and instructions, download Stitch Summer 2015 from the Sew Daily Shop:    Step 20  Step 21  Step…

Stitch Fall 2015 is here!

Drumroll please…keep drumming…wait for it… TA-DA! Cue the happy face emojis, because Stitch Fall 2015 is in the house! Hooray! Oh Stitch Fall 2015, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. The projects. Oh my goodness, these projects. They are gorgeous, y'all. The Far East theme throughout this issue is just stunning,…

Embroidery + Modern = Modern Love

Irresistible Embroidered Bags Embroidery + Modern = Modern Love Jill Case Online Editor, Sew Daily SewDaily.com Never gonna fall forModern Love walks beside meModern Love walks on byModern Love gets me to the church on time– David Bowie Modern Love Embroidery has been making a comeback lately as are all things handcrafted. When I think…