Eight girls signed up for this years teen fashion camp at Rosewood Art Centre in Kettering. Can you imagine trying to build confidence while unjamming machines, breaking needles and trouble shooting sewing machine mistakes on the first day? Here is how I build confidence and give the girls a great experience behind the machine all while […]
Warning, these one yard – almost zero waste garments, are not in the order I made them. Naturally, I chose the hardest first, which was a big mistake. I don’t want that to happen to you. I am releasing them in the order of easiest construction to the most challenging, pants. Part one last week was […]
Learn to use a sewing machine and start making your own clothing, gifts and more.
Wait until you see how easy this is! Once that’s done, I will talk more about zero waste dress design and what inspired me.
Have you ever wished one of your garments was just a slightly different color or perhaps a shade darker? I may have the answer for you – tea staining. I suggest testing […]
Every time I teach my pattern reading and layout class I demo how to cut out another dress. As you may imagine they are starting to add up. Because I do not need the same dress style over and over I also show how easy it is to hack or alter a pattern using the […]
I’m so excited to share what these MuuMuu’s turned into. I love a good upcycle puzzle. Taking a piece of clothing and making it into something totally different is an art form.
Last summer, Sarah Russel, came into my studio with a small muumuu and a great idea. Sarah’s boyfriend, Todd, was […]
I have a sure proof way of getting over any fears of sewing swimwear to share with you today.
Try cutting up and refashioning an old swimsuit or one that you know can be replaced easily.
When Ryan came to me with a “Mermaid” Swim suit her mother in law bought her it had so many issues. […]