Category Archives: What not to do!


I went down to the sewing room tonight after dinner without a real goal in mind.  I was debating about making up the green burda blouse that’s in the near term plans, but then I decided to cut out another … Continue reading

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Unscrewing My Screw-up — Double Welt Pockets

I recently sewed a pair of Sewaholic Thurlows (my favorite pant pattern ever!).  While working on the back pockets, I screwed it up by cutting the whole way along the marked line.   You’re supposed to cut until you’re about … Continue reading

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Moving on (to me!)

The bikini is done and has been shipped off!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I always have such a sense of accomplishment when a project has been completed relatively successfully. Oh, what’s that you say???  This post is worthless without pics!  Well, here you go! … Continue reading

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Ol’ Stripey!

Stripey and me are getting to become good friends!  I had a little bit of time to work on it and got the bikini pieces done.  This suit is really pretty easy and quick to sew.  They are almost complete, … Continue reading

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Stripey Bikini In Process!

I had a chance to work on my sister’s bikini for a little bit tonight.   I had all the pieces cut out over the weekend, but then life took over.  Tonight I did some preliminary work and some work on … Continue reading

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What Happens When You Sew Over Pins

This is the first time I’ve ever had a pin bend like this!!! But, that does mean that I’ve been sewing!!!  I have the PJ pants almost done.  I just need to hem them and make the drawstring!!  It was … Continue reading

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