Sew! Let’s Get Dressed

Red, White and Blue

As we in the United States wish a Happy Birthday to America, we often sport clothes in the colors of the flag.  Red, white and blue is such a classic color combination.  Since all our patriotic holidays are in the summer, it’s the warm weather wardrobe that calls for red, white, and blue additions.  Newspapers, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Splashes & Dots

Oh So Trendy

If you follow fashion you know that each season the magazines identify trends to help you curate a wardrobe that is “Au Courant”.  We don’t usually think of our pattern collection and design direction as trendy, but this year some of the spring and summer trends fall right in line with our Fit for Art […]

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 […]

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