Monthly Archives: August 2014

SUMMER SEWING: PILLOW CASE DRESSES FOR LITTLE GIRLS

  These are known as pillow case dresses:  the fabric and part of the construction in the pic below is courtesy of my dealer, Trudy,  in LANGLEY, BC who gave me the partially made sundresses some time back. I finally got the … Continue reading

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PART 7 IN THE SERIES ON FEET & ACCESSORIES: PINTUCK FEET

“My only comfort,” she said to Meg, with tears in her eyes, “is that Mother doesn’t take tucks in my dresses whenever I’m naughty, as Maria Parks’ mother does. My dear, it’s really dreadful, for sometimes she is so bad … Continue reading

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PINS ARE A SEWING STAPLE

Us sewers all use pins almost every single time we sew so even though we don’t talk much about them, they are VERY IMPORTANT. I thought it might be good to have a post focusing just on pins. The lovely … Continue reading

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