We’ve already brought you a post about different types of skirts, so for today’s Tips and Tricks Tuesday, we’ll be discussing some of the most common types of necklines in women’s clothing and how to tell them apart! Once you’ve found the one that you think will be most flattering to your figure, you can […]
Sewing clothes is a great way to save money and find a creative outlet.
Learning how to sew retro-inspired clothing has become an indisputably trendy practice. The classic cuts, colors, and patterns define our conception of the lifestyle of any given era. Whether it’s the 1920s, 1940s, or 1950s, each decade’s style has now joined the ranks of what we call “vintage.” Today we’re pulling together classic dresses that […]
Many readers commented on the sewing problems post I wrote for the blog with questions and pet peeves about bobbins. A bobbin is the spool that holds your bottom thread, so it’s essential to have it working properly. Let’s explore some ways to troubleshoot issues and improve your sewing experience. Common Bobbin Problems Bobbin Keeps […]
As the weather gets colder, it’s no big surprise that people tend to prefer jeans, leggings, and comfy yoga pants over skirts and dresses. Tights can be a pain to deal with and your favorite summer dress doesn’t always look as stunning when paired with a sweater and boots. If you love dresses but hate […]
We all need clothes that fit well in order to dress for success in our everyday lives. Thankfully, sewists can make clothes to fit their exact measurements. This eliminates the pulling, stretching, pinching, bagginess, and unflattering silhouettes from store-bought, factory-sized clothing. (After all, you weren’t made in a factory; why should your clothes be?) If […]
Ever since Carrie Bradshaw strolled through the streets in Paris with Big, in the final episode of Sex and the City, everyone has been inspired and out to find their own tutu skirt. I’m sure we all remember how adorable and chic her green layered tulle skirt was with a simple tank, fur muffler, and […]
Fall fashion is wonderful for combining your favorite elements from summer and winter styles. You can easily throw together your favorite skirt with a leather jacket for the chilly weather before the cold weather truly sets in. For tips on creating a stylish fall wardrobe this season, we have put together a fall fashion preview […]