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Hand or Machine Finishes?

How do you choose the final finishes on each sewing project?  Utilitarian clothes are often finished by machine, but pretty clothes feel special when finished by hand. Hand Finishes for the Blouse Early this spring, I made a tunic length blouse using my Tabula Rasa Jacket pattern modified with the… 

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Resources to help you Sew Successfully with Fit for Art

Welcome to our newest friends from the ASG conference and online shopping!  This week we are going review the resources available on our website in Helpful Hints and Video Tutorials to help you sew successfully with your new patterns.  In addition, don’t miss the inspiration offered in our Photo Gallery… 

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Grainlines on Pants Patterns are so Important!

Welcome to Sew! Let’s Get Dressed, a weekly blog that encourages you to sew successfully.  Pants grainlines are political football in sewing circles.  Bloggers and writers each have an opinion they feel strongly about and often they are at odds with their colleagues.  That adds to lots of conflicting information…