If you want new pillows or cushions, now is a great time to get them. We have a number of different pillow inserts/forms and cushions that are taking up space, so we’re clearing them out for a great deal, and you can have custom covers made too.
New video tutorials have been added that cover a variety of hand sewing tips and tricks. These simple techniques are beneficial to know and used to make common repairs to garments and other items. Continue reading “New Hand Sewing Tutorials”
The summer, and hopefully the dry weather, are coming to end, but the sewing continues. Check out everything coming up in August, plus recent news and projects.
See the process of constructing a custom capote, or blanket coat, from a set of custom-fitted wool pieces made from the blanket.
In support of RAICES and KIND, we’re donating a 2-hour private sewing class for one person that will be auctioned at this event.
Analog clocks may be a disappearing technology, but I still reference them often when teaching sewing.
I hope you enjoyed the holiday and refreshing rain we needed yesterday in Austin! Check out everything coming up in July, plus recent news and projects.
Sewing isn’t just a creative skill for making stuff. It’s also a great way to learn and apply concepts related to math, engineering, and problem solving.
Even though I don’t perform clothing alterations as often, this is a question I get asked a lot by clients who have taken their clothes to others to be tailored. I think it’s helpful to explain what goes into altering clothes so you have an understanding next time you need it done.
I’ve also included some tips on what to look for when shopping for clothes.