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Tutorial: How to make a full bust adjustment on a bodice without underarm or side seam darts

So now that you know two different ways to choose your sewing pattern size, I want to walk you through a full bust adjustment (F.B.A.) on the Tate Top. This same method can be applied to any bodice without underarm or side seam darts...

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Tutorial: How to choose the right sewing pattern size

To start the year out, I wanted to show you guys a couple of things about pattern sizing. First, let's talk about how I choose which pattern size to sew...

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The Tate Top is here!

The Tate Top is here! Download your free pattern now...

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The Sewing Party is almost here!

The Sewing Party is this Saturday! There's still time to get your ticket. I think it's going to be a really great party. See you there!...

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“Pattern for Smartness” 1948 Simplicity – A sewing video

Romance, a fashion show, sewing instruction, and a 5-foot-tall sewing pattern envelope—this short film by Simplicity Pattern Co. has it all!...

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Fat quarter challenge reveal

Dear friends, way back in the spring I accepted a challenge from the ever-so-talented Oonaballoona. The challenge was to take a stack of fat quarters (YES FAT QUARTERS) and make an adult-sized garment for myself. Well here it is, my adult-sized garment made 100% out of fat quarters...

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My Parisian Sewing Studio – a playlist for sewists!

I don't know about you, but when I am working in the studio, I like to have background noise. Sometimes it's a podcast, sometimes it's bad television re-runs, and sometimes it's music...

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