My Sewing Projects

A collection of my sewing makes.


Yona Coat: Proud as a Peacock

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I have an announcement. This is big doings for a home sewist. I made a coat. The Yona coat. It’s smart, warm, and one of a kind — everything this proud seamstress could ask for in a sewing project. […]

M6696 update: Worshipping at the altar of Nancy Zieman

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After my last post on working with McCall’s M6696 shirtdress, I checked out some books on pattern fitting. One of my library books is “Pattern Fitting with Confidence” by longtime public television sewing educator, Nancy Zieman. I just happened to start with her book first, and I haven’t looked back. Her fitting technique made a world of sense to me, and I don’t understand why I haven’t seen it in other places. […]

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