Patterns from Brazil

Found a great new pattern site at Manequim courtesy of the Selfish Seamstress who has some handy hints about dumping the frump from home sewing. I’d like to add two more: wear it like vintage ie mix it up with your current purchases and avoid looking like a hobo. Secondly, use the appropriate interfacing.

Posted by Lisa H on December 08, 2009. Continue Reading

chictopia diy: diy: how to make a custom cut out tee

TeenUgly has a quick tutorial on how to make a custom cut-out tshirt.

Posted by Lisa H on January 24, 2009. Continue Reading

Teen vogue has neat DIY projects

Although they seem to start with completely new clothes, Vogue has some good projects for revamping existing clothes in your wardrobe. they’ve enlisted the help of designers like Dan Single and George Gorrow, aimee cho, peter som, rogan gregory and band-of-outsiders.

Posted by Lisa H on January 22, 2009. Continue Reading

Modern Seamster magazine

The sewing magazine we’ve all been waiting for, Modern Seamster. Finally a non-daggy sewing magazine and best of all the first issue is available to download for free.

Posted by Lisa H on October 09, 2008. Continue Reading

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