New Sewing Room Setup: An IKEA Sewing Room Makeover | TOUR

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There’s a new sewing room setup in town, my stitching friends! After years of talk, I finally made over my sewing room. It’s optimized with chic new IKEA furniture (there’s a new IKEA in my town, so how could I resist?), and the result is an airy and highly functional sewing space that practically begs me for quality time. […]


Lucent Visor: The Urban Bonnet

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The Lucent visor from Pattern Fantastique is a piece of work, and I mean that in the best way. When I showed it to the hubs, he called it my “bonnet,” but quickly added, “It’s a cool, modern bonnet.” I’ll take it! I refer to my Lucent visor as my “urban bonnet,” in homage to the urban sombrero on “Seinfeld” — except the Lucent visor is no joke. […]

Simplicity 8379: The Manta Ray Dress

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Boy, it’s been a minute since I sewed a Big 4 pattern! I bought Simplicity 8379 in summer 2017 during one of Jo-Ann’s infamous 99-cent pattern sale. The voluminous side draping (aka, the manta ray “wings”) and minimal pattern pieces (dress, neck binding, and armhole binding) intrigued me, so I thought, “What the heck. Get […]

Erin vs. The Seamstress Tag

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My darling sewing friends, I’ve been enjoying more guests to the blog over the past few months, so I thought it would be nice to tell you a wee bit more about myself. You know, so you can feel more like I’m your sewing homegirl and not just some internet lady who lives in your […]

An Update: Coming Out of Hard Times

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Hi, guys. Long time, no post. If you don’t follow Sie macht on social media, you probably don’t know that my mom passed away March 1. She fought stage 4 cancer for almost two years and left us weeks before her 62nd birthday. I miss her, and I haven’t had space in my head and heart since she died to be particularly creative. […]

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