It's March - already! We had a lovely time sewing briefs last month; this month we continue our lingerie efforts by making a bralette. A reminder that for all sew-alongs you need: 1. a machine with it's manual, tuned-up, that can sew a balanced zig-zag2. the supplies...read more
We had a lovely time sewing socks last month; for February and March we are kicking it up a notch with some lingerie!
This month, besides learning a bit more about knit-sewing, we are also going to be using a rotary cutter and mat. This means that the rest of my “Seams Legit” classes will assume rotary cutting. And please – don’t panic! Panties are the perfect garment to practice rotary cutting. Make several pair! During March’s bralette project will finesse our skills even more. While there are many videos out there demonstrating rotary cutting, I will be talking over it while livestreaming too. Find a mat and a cutter – invest in yourself!
So! Let’s talk panties!read more
Today we went live on Facebook and made up our Jalie socks; we had a great time! I was especially pleased that several people sewed their own socks along with me, and others gave feedback on the stream. This kind of participation really helps me create a helpful and coherent stream.
If you are just finding this post, but want to make the socks yourself, you can start at my materials list, and continue on.read more
American parenting tells us to bully our children – but it’s not worth it and you don’t have to do it
Today on social media a lovely article, about a year old, is making the rounds: "'What's the magic word?' The routine shaming of children" on parentallies.org. It's a concise article, scratching the surface and making some excellent points. I appreciated the read....read more
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