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Carrie wearing Mohair with Cowl Collar

Cozy Cowl Collar

This is the perfect time of year to make yourself a Cowl Collar Surplice Front Tee!  In cold weather I like to have my neck covered.  The cowl collar surrounds my neck in cozy warmth without feeling constricted, as it does when wearing a turtleneck.  I have recently made two more for my winter wardrobe, […]

Trying out hems on my denim capris.

Eureka! Capris for Summer

This spring I realized that I am down to 2 pairs of capri pants, only one of which I actually like.  I am especially sad that my favorite pair of denim capris has gone missing; they had the perfect degree of stretch and were well broken in, soft and comfy without sagging.  Obviously the time […]

Fan-tabulous!

Fan-Tabulous! Quilted Jacket

We have a handful of quilted jacket samples that draw oohs and ahhs at every show, folks wishing to buy or make.  So, Fit for Art is creating a series of directions for “Specialty Quilted Jackets” that provide step-by-step instructions to replicate some of those admired jackets.  Currently we have two specialty directions available, for […]

Me Made May

“Me Made May” is an 8-year-old garment challenge that encourages participants to wear more of their self-made creations. I took the challenge last year to wear at least one self-made garment every day in May.  I signed up on the MMM blog and expanded the suggested challenge, pledging to create one new garment using stash […]

Knock-out Knits

Knock-out Knits

We are in the throes of getting ready to head out tomorrow to the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo in Atlanta, GA.  Our heads are totally immersed in planning classes and presentations, picking jacket, knit and pants samples to take, and packing the van with merchandise and booth display equipment.  So, I thought I’d take […]

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