Author Archives: Jen

Journal Entry

Best Laid Plans, Foiled

I didn’t get a lot of non-pattern development sewing done this winter, it’s not that I didn’t have ideas, plans, or fabric, just a lack of time. I went through some fabric I had earmarked for some fall / winter … Continue reading

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Sewing Tutorials

Split Hem Linden Tutorial

A few months back I posted this split hem mariner stripe Linden and just realized that I never shared the tutorial on how I split the hem. This is a super easy alteration that adds a nice custom touch to the … Continue reading

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Book Report

Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide & The Swatch Book

It’s been a long time since I’ve done a book review but I wanted to fill you guys in on these two books, Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide and its companion Fabric for Fashion: The Swatch Book by Clive Hallett and … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

We’ve hired…meet Kendra!

If you’ve been paying close attention on Instagram you may have noticed Kendra popping up in my posts here and there. She came on to help me with a few things back in July one day a week  but as … Continue reading

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Cascade Sew Along

Cascade Sew-Along: Lining your Coat

Today is the final post in the Cascade Sew-Along, save for some variations I have planned that will pop up in the next few weeks, and we’re going to be sewing the lining into the coat. We will be doing … Continue reading

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News

Shipping Notification for March 9-16th

I just wanted to let you all know that any orders placed between March 9-13 will be subject to intermittent shipping and may not go out until March 16th. If there’s anything you need from the shop, the last scheduled shipment … Continue reading

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Cascade Sew Along

Cascade Sew-Along: Assembling the Lining and Facings

Today we’ll be assembling our lining and facings to get ready to bag our coat. To begin, grab the two back lining pieces and pin the center back seam with right sides facing. Stitch along the seam allowance line. Press … Continue reading

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Cascade Sew Along

Cascade Sew-Along: Hood

Today we’ll be assembling and attaching the hood. Start by grabbing your self hood pieces and set the hood lining and facings aside for a moment. With right sides facing pin the center hood to one section of the side … Continue reading

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Cascade Sew Along

Cascade Sew-Along: Collar

Next up in the Cascade Sew-Along is applying either your collar or hood. Today I’ll be showing you how to attach your hood. In the booklet and samples, View A is shown with the collar and View B with the … Continue reading

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Cascade Sew Along

Cascade Sew-Along: Side Seams & Sleeves

Today we’re turning our coat pieces into something you can actually wear, side seams & sleeves! Begin by sewing the coat fronts and backs together (with right sides facing of course) at the side seams and sleeves. Press both your … Continue reading

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