This post was originally titled “Making the Impossible, Possible”. Say you’re sewing up a see-through, diaphanous, loosely woven and therefore ravel-prone item. You’ve decided to use French seams throughout. Good! But hold on; there are side slits in this here garment. A French seam and a side slit do not mix – not really. Impossible… Read More Combining a French Seam and a Side Slit. Impossible.
I should stop scoffing at the fashion media for suggesting the “uniform dressing” concept. At the same time they urge people to buy the trendiest clothing! These ladies of the US Navy Women’s Auxiliary in 1918 had no choice in the matter, but I’m sure their sartorial choices every morning were very easy. As it… Read More Uniform Dressing