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  • Live on Sunday: Sewing jeans

    Tune in for Sunday’s live stream on YouTube! This time I’m talking about all things jeans-making, which is a topic I am very interested in. Especially how we home sewists can recreate industrial finishing. Hopefully, I can also show you some freshly purchased denim from…

  • Video: Feeling self-conscious about my sewing

     Have you ever compared to yourself to other sewists, or perhaps felt self-conscious about something you made or your technical skills? I suffer from those emotions from time to time, and in this video, I address five things I feel self-conscious about. I recorded this…

  • Video: How I store my sewing patterns

    An honest look into the, somewhat messy, way I store my various types of sewing patterns. Including how I sort my sewing pattern envelopes, keep track of my traced pattern pieces, keep a tab on my large collection of pattern magazines and even some info…

  • Video: Expensive sewing tools worth investing in

     Sometimes we do get what we pay for, and that goes for pricey sewing tools to. In this video, I share four investment pieces that I’ve found to be worth the money (and effort in some cases) Products mentioned BabyLock Imagine Kai Sewing Scissors (I…

  • Video: How to sew a sports bra

    Remember that I decided to try sewing a highly supportive sports bra, inspired by Beverly Johnson’s stellar advice in my book Sewing Activewear? Well, I’m happy to report that I came out on the other side of that adventure! And if you want to know…

  • Video: All about coverstitching

    Is a coverstitch machine really necessary? What type of coverstitch machine should I get? And can a coverstitch machine be used for other things than hemming knits? Those and a lot more topics are covered in my livestream about coverstitching. Plus you get to hear…