tutorial: a perfect sash

You know, I rarely do a basic-basic tutorial, but recent events inspired me! I put together four maxi skirts from African wax print cotton (two adult and two matching toddler skirts), and the project was delightful. Besides the kidney-shaped pocket pieces, every...

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tutorial: pintucks in tissue knit

Tunic in knit chiffon with pintucks and french seams. This garment weighs next to nothing. xxx ooo #sewing #vegantailor #customclothing #bespokehogaboom #bespoke #cotton #black #vegan A post shared by Bespoke Hogaboom (@kellyhogaboom) on Feb 18, 2018 at 1:41pm PST...

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tutorial: puffed taffeta patch

Shown here: patches in taffeta (silver) and satin (red), augmenting a hoodie and jacket, resp. I've long loved the look of a bit of posh on casual wear. It took me a few tries to get the look I wanted - a raised puffy patch, quilted, that retained its shape accurately...

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hold up!

[Stuart voice]: "Look what I can do!" The Beyoncé "Hold Up" dress (here's the original: yes, it's amazing!) was my biggest project this Halloween. A friend saved up and went big - she not only requisitioned the dress, she acquired the hair, shoes (which were then...

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