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Sewing Tips Directory I have been wanting to make this sewing tips directory forever. A list of all the best sewing tips, tricks, and techniques from around the web all in one spot. I had some pinned, some bookmarked, others referenced on my other posts, and some just in my head. Finally, one tidy list – kind of like a yellow pages for the best sewing tips. I hope you find it useful too, because it took for.ev.er. and if you just go on and on about how great it is I will feel much better about the kink in my neck from all the linking :). I will continue to update this as I find more too, so if you have one that should make the list, let me know! Stitches General Tips and Techniques Sewing Machine Zippers Bias Tape & Piping Shirring Seams Making and Working with Patterns Hems Fabric Adding Fasteners Applique Buttons Handy Articles Phew! Please feel free to link up any other posts you think might be useful in the comments. Hope you are having a sunny day…I am off to get a neck massage :) ~Destri
Suit Yourself: Gertie has a New Online Sewing Course SewStylish and Quick Stuff to Sew author Gretchen Hirsch on the set of her new Craftsy.com course, "Sew Retro: The Starlet Suit Jacket." Courtesy Gretchen Hirsch/Craftsy Gretchen in a glorious buttercup rendition of her Starlet Suit. In her online course at Craftsy.com, you can learn to make your own. Gretchen teaches different methods to match your skill level and available time. Photo: Courtesy Gretchen Hirsch/Craftsy Ready to look like a starlet? Gretchen Hirsch, an author for both SewStylish and Quick Stuff to Sew, has a fabulous new class available at Craftsy.com, "Sew Retro: The Starlet Suit Jacket." In the Spring 2012 issue of Sewstylish (on newsstands now), Gretchen turned a modern pattern into a look with vintage glamour, in the story "Make it Your Way." Gretchen, who writes the blog Gertie's Guide to Better Sewing and is a featured instructor on the PBS program "It's Sew Easy," designed an exclusive suit pattern for the Starlet Suit online course.
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