Dressform Comparison: Duct Tape, Singer/Dritz, Uniquely You, and Fabulous Fit, OH MY!

While fitting to a dressform can never replace fitting to a live person, when you sew for yourself it can be an invaluable tool.  I know when I first started I didn’t see the need for one, but after about a year of contortionist tricks and pin stabs, I was ready to find an alternative … More Dressform Comparison: Duct Tape, Singer/Dritz, Uniquely You, and Fabulous Fit, OH MY!

Pattern Review: BurdaStyle Magazine 11-2015-113 Red/Gold Sheath Dress (Stash Contest Entry #2)

Although I’m not really “in it to win it” with the stash busting contest, I am having fun finding uses for fabrics that have been in my stash for quite some time.  Although I did like my first entry for the stash contest, I didn’t feel it was quite right for the party I was … More Pattern Review: BurdaStyle Magazine 11-2015-113 Red/Gold Sheath Dress (Stash Contest Entry #2)

Pattern Review: BurdaStyle Magazine 12-2017-120 Red Velvet Dress (Stash Contest Entry #1)

I wasn’t planning on entering any more Pattern Review contests this year; the Sewing Bee was quite a bit of effort and I sort of wanted to meander where I would with the remaining month this year.  However, since the final contest is a stash-busting contest, I figured it would be worth a go.  I … More Pattern Review: BurdaStyle Magazine 12-2017-120 Red Velvet Dress (Stash Contest Entry #1)