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4 things I learned from the Threads Sewing Guide

Today is the last day for you to enter the giveaway for the Threads Sewing Guide! So to round off this lovely giveaway week, I’m going to tell you four (of the many) things I’ve learned from the Threads Sewing Guide. 1. Ease This book taught me about ease: what it is, why it’s important, and how to […]

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Sew Bookish!: the ultimate reference

Happy Monday, and welcome to another installment of Sew Bookish! Growing up I was that kid. You know, the kid who couldn’t wait for school to start. I loved shopping for school supplies, and despite the hefty price tag, secretly enjoyed navigating the campus bookstore in college. Back-to-school season is my favorite. So today I get to […]

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the uncharted-territory blouse

I needed a blouse to accompany my chiffon skirt. Obviously. I decided on a simple design with a Peter Pan collar and settled on following Gertie’s Peter Pan variation in Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing. I received this book for Christmas and really enjoyed reading through it, but had never tried any of the included patterns. […]

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#idhtbptbb: it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful I finished a life-changing book the other day. Technically it’s home decor book, but really it’s a life book. And maybe it’s even a sewing book. {The Nesting Place: It Doesn’t Have to Be Perfect to Be Beautiful, by Myquillyn Smith} Myquillyn, the author of […]

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