My Singer Tiny Serger

Tiny Serger, Model No. TS380A Circa 1980s – 1990s I GOT A SERGER!! I’ve been wanting a serger for awhile. They are great for sealing raw fabric edges and working with knit fabrics. But they cost more than I’d like to invest and they take up a lot of space. Plus for a home sewer […]

Uncommon Goods Jewelry Design Challenge

Check out the above woven jewelry featured at the Uncommon Goods marketplace! They are T-Shirt Necklace made of recycled apparel, Jasmine Woven Earrings, and Feather Woven Earrings. All handmade by local artisans. Uncommon Goods is having a Jewelry Design Challenge that is open to all disciplines including Knitting, Crochet, and Sewing! Anyone can enter to […]

iPhone & Cross Stitch Fun!

DIY iPhone Cover Kit by Connect Design For all you crafty Sewers slash Do-It-Yourselfers here is a lovely and fun way to dress up your iPhone! iPhone posts are few and far between on my blog but this one was adorably cute and interactive. Here is a nice little cross-stitch kit you can buy to […]

Knit, Sew, & Crochet Class Mania

Spring is here! It was 74 gorgeous degrees outside yesterday in NYC! Nothing like nice weather to chase away the winter blues (and all the seriously heavy stuff going on in the world right now). So I’m ready for Summer. I’ve been dreaming up some fun ideas to get into gear and decided to celebrate […]

Going Solo: Sewing Style

HOLY CRAP! I just found the sewing book of my dreams. I went to the bookstore on a lark (as per usual) to check out the sewing books. I wasn’t expecting to find anything to write home about. Instead I found something to write to the world about! Ha. Ok. I kid. But seriously. The […]

Pattern: Circle Top by Papercut Patterns

OMG! HEART how this top came out. Here’s my Circle Top by Papercut Patterns! I chose a wool jersey knit (Gorgeous!) fabric with pleats that I found at Mood Fabric. $14 per yard! It gave it an Elizabethan-ish style. Yet modern. The pattern and the fabric together gave the piece this accordion looking edge. Such […]

FOTD: Purple & Green

FABRIC OF THE DAY: Purple & Green Chevron Herringbone I went gaga over this fabric. It’s going to be made into a mod-style shift dress, Simplicity #2568 from the Sew Stylish Collection by Simplicity! Coming soon! I originally bought it for my Papercut Patterns Circle Top but I’m using a gorgeous wool jersey for that! […]

Beginner Sewing @ The Sewing Studio

Our teachers Jonathan (L) and Gertie (R) with Alvinna Every Saturday for the last 8 weeks, once a week, for 2 hours each week, I’ve been heading across town to The Sewing Studio for my Beginner Sewing Class. Some time last year I found it online while hunting for sewing classes. Although the curriculum was […]

Pattern: Ruffle Skirt #7462 by Burda

Finally! My class project is done. I made the Rock Skirt #7462 Pattern by Burda. It’s a two-tiered ruffle skirt. I love the skirt but it was much more difficult than I thought it would be. The gathers were hard to make because the gathers go through 2 layers of fabric and I chose a […]