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How to press scuba knit and more: Tips for working with scuba fabric

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Scuba knit fabric is having a moment. It’s showing up at my local Jo-Ann, and Threads magazine ran a big scuba knit article in late 2016. I used scuba knit to sew the Victory Patterns Jackie dress. I’d never worked with scuba, and it took some research to figure out best pressing practices. That’s when I decided to write all MY tips for working with scuba fabric. So, dear sewing friends, keep reading to learn scuba knit basics, how to press scuba knit, and more tips for working with scuba fabric. […]


Creepy flannel

In the flannel shirting section at Jo-Ann. This flannel crept into my brain last week, and I can’t get it out. It raised all sorts of questions. Who would make a bug flannel shirt? Who would wear a bug flannel shirt? Is a bug flannel shirt ironic, or just weird? Where would I wear a […]

I make a cat situpon, they make a dress

Say, that fabric looks familiar… Β  Cruising through my Google Reader recently, I came across this post from BurdaStyle. The woman’s dress is the same fabric I used to make my cat situpon, as discussed in this post. Β  The Liberty of London fabric, in case you’re interested, is the Fordwych pattern in blue from […]

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