Tag Archives: garments

All About the Bust: Small or Full Bust Adjustment (SBA & FBA)?

Yesterday, we talked about how to find out what size you’re bra should be.  While I know some readers already knew their correct size, many were surprised or full-on shocked.  Now, something to understand about patterns and the bust is that we are all shaped very differently!  It is simply impossible to make a ‘one […]

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It’s All About the Bust Mini Series!

We are all different shapes and sizes, but one thing that stands the same for all women when picking clothes, whether in store or sewing our own, is that it is important to know what size your bust is AND to have proper fitting undergarments. Did you know 80% of women are currently wearing the […]

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Knits 101 Week: Needles, Thread & Machines!

NEEDLES Whether you use a regular sewing machine, serger or cover stitch machine needle choice is important. There are a lot of different types of needle points, you can find more detailed information about them in this Threads article.  Using the wrong type of needle will often cause small pin holes at the seam of […]

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Bundle UP Boy’s Sale is LIVE!

The Bundle UP Boy’s Sale is NOW LIVE!! For one week only (August 22-29) and for an amazing savings, you can buy 12 fabulous patterns geared toward boys. They are ALL NEW releases and will not be available in designers’ individual shops until September 10. Bundle UP is a sale where you can choose your own […]

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My New Professional Child Dress Form

Last month I was contacted by a representative from The Shop Company to see if I was interested in trying out and sharing my experience from one of their dress forms. I was excited at the opportunity and said yes of course. Imagine my surprise when they weren’t just offering a base model for me […]

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