Sewing with slippery velvet

April 24, 2009 1 Comment

I have been obsessed with silk/rayon velvet since I was a little child. It all started with a small midnight blue velvet shawl that my grandfather had tied around a doll’s neck. The doll sat in the sofa bed where…

Tools for adding seam allowance

November 12, 2008 2 Comments

Sømometer, Saummass, Zoommaatje, Seam gauge, Pfiffkus. It has many different names in Europe, but the purpose is the same – making the dreary process of adding seam allowances to patterns a little easier. It’s a simple but pretty ingenious tool….

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