garment Archives - Totally Stitchin

by Kendra

Tracing Paper Tips

September 18, 2009 in General, Tips & Tricks

Be careful of the tracing or dressmakers' paper you use. Dressmakers' paper has a coated side and leaves a mark on your fabric when you wheel over the lines. These lines are hard to remove, so choose the color of the paper wisely. Yellow tends to be the strongest color and may bleed through your fabric.  Always use white on white ...

Now, was that so difficult?

May 25, 2009 in General

After months of contemplating, I am no longer in danger of sewdultery. I finished my tunic project with the help of my oh-so-kind sewing friend, Kelly.  A bit longer than I thought (I'm 5' 2" so everything is a bit too long) but not bad for my first garment project. Cute, huh?   [caption id="attachment_1169" align="alignnone" width="205" caption="Indygo Junction Over the Top ...

by KellyC

Tribeca Arts Project

April 21, 2009 in General

As well as spending a week in Huntsville, AL helping with the Martha Pullen Kid's School, I will also be spending five weeks in New York City sewing. For the past two months I have been raising support money to travel to NYC with Campus Crusade which is a christian organization on Kent State University's campus that I attend regularly. The project that I will ...
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