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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… 

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Imagining a “Spectacle” Jacket

Its a Spectacle

A colorful bundle of Echino fat quarters came to me as a gift from my daughter several years ago, and I immediately wanted to make them into a Tabula Rasa Jacket (TRJ).  But, fat quarters (18” by 22 1/2 “) are challenging when designing garments, especially if you want to…