Judy to the Rescue With Scissor Sheath Instructions

Hi readers, my friend Judy took on her caped crusader persona and wrote this piece exclusively for the Sew Everything Blog for awesome filler content during my March hiatus . I am forever beholden to her. Infinite thanks, Judy! _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Hello, Samina’s fans. This is Judy. I have my cape and am here to save… Read More Judy to the Rescue With Scissor Sheath Instructions

Do You, or Should You Ever (Temporarily) Stop Sewing?

(The header image above is not my closet but a free download. You can see my partial closet below). Don’t be shocked at the title of this post.  I don’t mean stop sewing permanently (hyperventilating).  I’m referring to the fact that my closet is now sufficiently equipped for at least six months – maybe a… Read More Do You, or Should You Ever (Temporarily) Stop Sewing?

Sewing Your Entire Closet: The Nitty Gritty #3. Content Management

An important part of creating all your wearables is what I call Closet Content Management.  It requires that you must remove and part with your old clothing in a methodical way.  The clothing may be old and worn, pretty but not your style, or anything that’s just hanging in there and asking to be done… Read More Sewing Your Entire Closet: The Nitty Gritty #3. Content Management

Sewing Your Entire Closet. The Nitty Gritty 2: Color Stories I’m “Reading”

Hi, all! If you read my last post, I touched upon sewing in capsules (i.e. each wardrobe piece coordinates with the other in a group of garments). I can almost see you rolling your eyes — not another boring lecture on capsules!  Not boring if you follow color combinations and “stories” in unexpected directions. So,… Read More Sewing Your Entire Closet. The Nitty Gritty 2: Color Stories I’m “Reading”

Palazzos, Gauchos, Culottes: Murky world of Pant Names

I am NOT a fashion terminology expert or a historian; if you are one, please chime in. Please!  Palazzo pants are currently living in my brain. I’m obsessed.  That’s good, because after elastic-waisted, stretchy, close fitted, straight-leg, boot-leg or skinny-width pants, I’m ready for looseness in my wardrobe. As you can see below (and this… Read More Palazzos, Gauchos, Culottes: Murky world of Pant Names