As a beginner seamstress my first attempts at sewing were mostly through online tutorials. I was still pretty scared to use a pattern in the beginning so I thought that a tutorial would be a non threatening way to start. In my search for interesting and well done tutorials I found a few that were … More Online Tutorials: Helpful or Hurtful?
I finally finished my first ever attempt at a dress! And you know what? It somewhat resembles a dress! I mean it’s not perfect, but for the amount of time and effort I put into it I would say that I am quite proud of myself. I picked out the Butterick B5748 pattern earlier this … More My First “Big” Project – Butterick B5748
Starting out as completely new to sewing was exciting but a little scary. Having to read a pattern for the first time was a shock to the system. What the heck is a staystitch? And I thought I was making a skirt not “basting” a turkey? Either way it was a lot of technical talk … More The Basics
I am very new to sewing. Some would say I’m a beginner, I would refer to myself as having a little less skill than that. Perhaps an “extreme novice”. Either way I started sewing because I liked not only the idea of making clothes that appealed to my own personal style, but to also have … More A Short Introduction