Archives for The Sewing Report

These are my adventures – okay, my misadventures – in the world of sewing and clothing construction. It’s what happens when someone with just enough knowledge and no talent gets a hold of fabric and patterns.

Why I Sew

I’m sitting here staring at the cut out pieces of a man’s shirt that are not getting sewn together. Admittedly, …
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Sewing Men’s Pants

Yeah, I get it. Crazy is one thing, but sewing men’s pants? WTF am I thinking? I’m thinking my husband …
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Chalk Ink Makes Marking Easier

So it was a few months ago that I received the Chalk Ink marker samples. Come to think of it, …
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The Sewing Report: Using the Scraps

The one downside to sewing, and specifically clothing construction, is that there’s a certain amount of waste that gets generated …
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The Sewing Report: Making Bias Tape

Who’da thunk it would be this fun making bias tape? Please note that I bought the Clover Bias Tape Maker …
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The Sewing Report: It’s Not Been Going Well

I didn’t mean to sound snarky. My husband was, after all, offering to bring my lunch to the easy chair …
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The Sewing Report – Repair Cafe

Not much to report on this month because I haven’t had a chance to do any sewing, except at our …
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The Sewing Report: Beautiful Patch Pockets

If only the damn pants fit. It was so aggravating. Here, I’d done it. I’d taken the time to really …
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