One or Two inches down from Waist: Side seam pocket placement formula

There. The title of this post is saying all I need to say. But you know me. I have more words to write. Header photo credit: Valentino, Fall 2021. Vogue Runway website. Remember the formula for patch pocket placement on a top or jacket – the one I wrote sometime in the before times? That… Read More One or Two inches down from Waist: Side seam pocket placement formula

Join Colleen G. Lea’s Live YouTube Broadcast. Plus, a True Upcycle: Standout Skirt to Bag Transformation.

Please mark your calendar on September 7, 2021, 5:30pm UK time, 11:30 am Central US, 12:30 pm Eastern US (appropriate times for Mountain and Pacific zones). Why? To watch Colleen G. Lea’s LIVE YouTube broadcast, of course. Colleen’s videos mainly focus on refashioning existing clothing with her own unique design aesthetic which is majorly focused… Read More Join Colleen G. Lea’s Live YouTube Broadcast. Plus, a True Upcycle: Standout Skirt to Bag Transformation.

Making a Scrunchie with the Burrito Technique? Wonders of YouTube.

Hi everyone! I’m tapping out this post on my iPad and using the WordPress app to do everything I did on my laptop —- which broke and succumbed to the injuries. Until I replace it, this is how I will blog. Tap-blogging is a new experience for me; an external keyboard will be joining this… Read More Making a Scrunchie with the Burrito Technique? Wonders of YouTube.

Chatty Post: Button Sew-On Foot (Modified Info); New Robe; Sewing Man Hammie; Florence Henderson Mullet.

Please accept my apology for not staring at my old button sew-on foot long enough.  Here’s an edit to the last post, where I compare the new Bernina Button Sew-On Foot and my old one — both #18.  A couple of days after uploading the previous post, something nagged at me.  I went back and… Read More Chatty Post: Button Sew-On Foot (Modified Info); New Robe; Sewing Man Hammie; Florence Henderson Mullet.