The Cypress Cape by Sewaholic hasn't been getting a lot of attention in the sewing blog world. The style probably isn't for everyone, but the fact that it's different and interesting is why I was drawn to it in the first place. Nevertheless, it took me a long time to actually sew it, despite… Continue reading Cypress Cape
Tutorial: Covering snaps with thick fabric
I'm making a jacket which calls for non-functional buttons over snaps and since the garment will be worn such that the male side of the snaps may show, I really wanted to cover them. I couldn't use the standard method for applying the self fabric (gathering the fabric behind the snap with a running stitch)… Continue reading Tutorial: Covering snaps with thick fabric
See this blazer? I designed, drafted and sewed it myself! And since I'm no longer actually attending lecture (conflicts with my teaching schedule), I'm using the book and my professor's office hours to get the job done! (By the way, here she is, walking through the construction of the jacket on YouTube. She's an amazing sewist!)This… Continue reading Self-drafted blazer!