Tag Archives: sewing

New Skirt Review: New Look 6228!

Psssst!  This blog post (and the full-sized images) has moved: sewpow.com So here’s my review for this knit skirt.  It’s New Look 0914 or 6228, depending on when they printed it: Advertisements

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Not a review: I shortened some curtains.

Psssst!  This blog post (and the full-sized images) is now at: sewpow.com Fellow bloggers will know my dilemma:  I spent a sewing day doing something unbloggable.  But I want credit for having sewn things.  A gold star.  A pat on the … Continue reading

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Review: McCalls 6848 Adorable Sleepwear

Psssst!  This blog post (and the full-size photos) moved: sewpow.com Wish you had cute jammies?  You might be one pattern away from an endless array.  Today I have your review for McCalls 6848.  

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Meetup reminder

Psssst!  This blog post has moved: sewpow.com This is just a quick reminder for you sew-ers in the Philly area.  Our Sewing Meetup Group is having its first cocktail hour one week from today!! Details are as follows:

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McCalls Early Fall 2014– Four picks and a tip.

    Psssst!  This blog post has moved: sewpow.com So last week Simplicity revealed their Early Fall 2014 collection.  And there were a few winners.  McCalls seems to be batting the same.  Without further ado, here are my picks:

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Unfortunately, I’ll have to burn this top

Psssst!  This blog post has moved: sewpow.com Ok, that’s a bit sensationalist, as far as titles go. What I will say is that this would-be wardrobe basic hasn’t worked out yet. The pattern in question is Simplicity 2189.  View B. Harmless-looking, … Continue reading

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Fall 2014?! Ten New Simplicity patterns to talk about.

Psssst!  This blog post has moved: sewpow.com ***updated 8/20*** scroll to the bottom for a link to my first garment from the new collection~~ Did you know that Simplicity’s Early Fall 2014 patterns were up?  If you knew but didn’t tell … Continue reading

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Announcing: Sewing Meetup of Philadelphia!!

Psssst!  This blog post has moved: sewpow.com (Almost put three exclamations marks but didn’t want to look insane.)   Believe your eyes.  Philly’s only dedicated sewing meetup has been born.  Fresh off the throat plate, this meetup brings together area seamstresses, … Continue reading

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Simplicity 1367 or 0563

Psssst!  This blog post has moved: sewpow.com Hello again.  Hard to believe, but it’s time for another review!  Today I bring you Simplicity 1367 (also listed as Simplicity 0563). I was and am incredibly excited about this pattern.  These are the … Continue reading

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McCalls Unisex Sleepwear M4320 View B

Psssst!  This blog post has moved: sewpow.com What’s better than having lots of pajamas?  If you guessed “lots of homemade pajamas,” you were correct!  Today I bring you McCalls M4320.  It features six views, in three sizes, for two genders.  Technically, … Continue reading

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