Author Archives: mrsmole

Squash and Silly Things

Having filled my huge bowl with Halloween candy and removed any objects that might get damaged near my front door with small critters stomping up my front porch, I wanted to share a few things not necessarily sewing related. First, … Continue reading

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SEW BAD Saturday #3

This week we have a another brave soul, Kate from Fabricated.com blog who wanted to share her wadder: Why did you pick this pattern? The pattern I used was Vogue 1247, a Rachel Comey pattern. This pattern is beloved by … Continue reading

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Blog Hop found me

You know it is just the latest thing to circulate …the Blog Hop where you answer 4 questions and then pass it along to 2 different bloggers. So, Accordion3 of Bobbins Bikes and Blades added my name to the list…thank … Continue reading

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Tools and a Twit

A while back a reader asked me to list the tools I use. Eventually I will have a page with many of them featured but here are a couple that make life easier for me. First up…scissors…I have almost every … Continue reading

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SEW BAD Saturday #2

We have our second entry from Wadderland! Tia Dia has posted on her own blog MezzoCouture about this dress but she thought it would help others to see it here too. Why did you pick this pattern? In all truthfulness, … Continue reading

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Where are the Easy Jobs?

Probably most folks don’t even think about the level of difficulty involved with their garment when they drop it off at the local seamstress. She nods and says it will be ready on a certain day and they leave happy. … Continue reading

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Jacket Paper Pattern Alterations

After pinning Nancy into her jacket and seeing all the areas that needed to be narrowed and flattened you are thinking…how is all that going to come together? This week the muslin-back-to-paper changes are revealed. Let’s start with the back … Continue reading

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