Fabric, Yarn and Paper


How to Tell if Your Clothes Fit: Tops and Shirts Edition

We’ve talked measurements and which ones to use when you’re buying or sewing new clothes. But let’s discuss how to tell whether clothes fit when you have them on your body and are looking at yourself in the mirror. Looking for proper fit helps you to avoid adding unflattering clothes to your closet at home, or when you’re cleaning out said closet and only keeping what makes you look great. This is also especially important if you’re sewing and trying to figure out what adjustments need to be made to make......

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Taking Measurements
October 14, 2014

Taking Measurements

Last week we talked about why we need our measurements. Let’s talk about how to take them and which ones to pay attention to when. High Bust measurement: Taken by wrapping the measuring tape around...


Some of my me-made outfits
August 30, 2012

Some of my me-made outfits

I’m not in the habit of taking pictures of completed sewing projects. Sure, you’ll see in-progress photos and closeups of the construction, however I generally hate taking pictures of myself. So I’ve made an effort...


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