Hi there! I'm Anisha from @SASSYCreationsByAnisha on Facebook. I got the chance to test Kristy's new Explorer Cloak, and, like Carina (see her post on adding a lining!) I often seem to have a hard time resisting the urge to add a little extra something. This time around, I didn't have any matching knit or… Continue reading Overlapped Cuffs: The Explorer Cloak
Hello! I'm Carina, an avid hobby sewist, stay at home mum, and first time blog writer. I participated in the test for the Explorer Cloak from Buttons & Bibs, and because I can't resist adding extra touches to everything I make, I felt compelled to add a lining and some piping to the contoured version… Continue reading Lining a Jacket: The Explorer Cloak
Hi everyone! This is Marta from @the.pickle.and.the.banana on Instagram. I hope you are all doing well and staying safe. I'm here to talk to you about what it means to be a pattern tester. I've been testing patterns for a few years and I've worked with lots of different designers. Hopefully this blog post will… Continue reading So You Want to Be A Pattern Tester?
(Pattern: Summit Peak by New Horizons Designs. Fabric: Urban Grunge French Terry from Buttons & Bibs) I don't know about you, but there was a very long period of my sewing life where I avoided zippers. I was terrified of them. However, over the years, many amazingly wonderful patterns have… Continue reading Shortening a coil zipper
Digitally printed fabric produces exceptional detailing at affordable prices, however, the nature of the process also has disadvantages. While all fabrics are printed to have approximately 56” of usable print, some pieces may have flaws, cuts, or even chunks missing (these are typically from quality assurance sampling) along the selvage. Flaws within 4” of the… Continue reading Terms and Conditions