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Start Fall in Style with Your Own Handmade Hoodie!

Retail is all about cognitive dissonance. From my decade at Barnes and Noble, I've taken this idea...

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Top Notch Tiers: August Brings Floaty Peasant Dress Patterns

It's happening already. I can feel it as I sit here writing. The summer heat...

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It's Time for Elasticized Everything: July is for Pull On Shorts

In the words of the classic turn of the century movie, Almost Famous, "It's all...

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This June, We're All About the Knit Skirt Life!

What is your summer sewing style? Do you find the warm weather inspiring, with visions...

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Bright Colors, Big Florals: This May We're Sewing Tea Dresses

Can you feel it? If March comes in like a lion and out like a...

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Overalls Everyday: This April Sew Our Favorite Wardrobe Workhorse

If you haven't had a pair of overalls in your wardrobe, can I tell you,...

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This March, We're All About Sleeves

  We are nearing the one year anniversary of lockdown here in the United States,...

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Living the Legging Life This Winter

I remember distinctly, around 2008, when Blair on Gossip Girl declared that "Tights are NOT...

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January is About the Sewing Flex: Making Your Own Raincoat!

I'm not sure where it started, but I've gotten it in my head that January...

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Pajama Party Part 2 is Happening This December!

I know it's only October as I write this, but let's admit it upfront, it's...

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We've Got A Wardrobe Essential This November - The Knit Wrap Dress

  You may or may not remember several years ago when Tim Gunn released a...

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October Brings Box Tops: The Wardrobe Staple You Never Knew You Needed

There are jokes out there on the internet that "Pandember" is the longest month of...

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