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Learning To Cut Anew

I have been sewing for years, over 55 at least.  It began with hand stitching while my mom sewed on the machine.  She was great at conjuring up hand sewing projects for my dolls in an effort to keep me away from her precious sewing machine.  But, as soon as possible, I started cutting and […]

Dots and Notches

Blog Post – Dots and Notches Flat pattern notations are like a special language.  If you have sewn for a long time using commercial American flat patterns you probably speak the language fluently.  If you are new to sewing, it might seem like a foreign language. We are busy finishing up the details of a […]

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 […]

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