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5 different basic pleats every seamstress should know

โ€‹It’s Monday morning and we are already designing for Fall 18 and preparing for the Spring 18 samples to arrive AND preparing sales orders for the current session, Fall 17. Needless to say we have a lot going on. Our design routine is to organize our office. Pull old samples we liked from the previous year.…… Continue reading 5 different basic pleats every seamstress should know

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10 sewing tips to help the sewing enthusiast

The beginning of the week can be SEW hectic for moms on the go. We are running our homes, getting kids ready for camp, pushing husbands out the door to get to work and getting ourselves to work.  Not to mention, keeping our sewing projects in order. I posted this blog about a year ago.…… Continue reading 10 sewing tips to help the sewing enthusiast

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10 sewing attachments that will make your sewing life easier

I am a gadget person. let me say it a different way I LOVE GADGETS!!! All types of gadgets. Kitchen gadgets, tech gadgets AND sewing gadgets/attachments. As I have progressed in my sewing. I have learned that there is a world of gadgets/attachments that will allow you to be more creative inย your sewing. I was…… Continue reading 10 sewing attachments that will make your sewing life easier

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How do I know my sewing machine is a good fit for me?

I usually receive one email or inbox on Facebookย asking me what sewing machines should I buy? Or I have a sewing machine, now what? So today I thought I would tackle this question. For some people it seems like a dumb question. But remember, the only dumb question is the question you do not ask.…… Continue reading How do I know my sewing machine is a good fit for me?

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10 myths about sewing you may have thought about

I was excited to write this blog! I teach sewing class to beginning students. It’s part of my giving back to the community. The name of the sewing school is Sew Haute Sewing Academy (to keep up with what my students are doing you can follow me here, I know shameless plug, What?) ๐Ÿ™‚ As…… Continue reading 10 myths about sewing you may have thought about

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The new Queen look. My latest sewing project

U.N.I.T.Y…… That’s U.N.I.T.Yย  that song popped into my head when my BFF from High School shoots me a text. Her daughter was in a Black History program and she decided to do a report on Queen Latifah, one of the first female rappers from back in the day. I remember when Queen Latifah hit the…… Continue reading The new Queen look. My latest sewing project

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Who doesn’t love IKEA AND African Designs.

    Source: Meet Selly Raby Kane: The Senegalese fashion designer recruited by Ikea for its 2019 flagship collection   What an awesome story to share! Who doesn’t like Ikea and African Designs. I love, love, love this idea and cannot wait to see what styles IKEA will offer. Enjoy the article and leaveย  your…… Continue reading Who doesn’t love IKEA AND African Designs.