form and fabric


HSM buttonStart Sewing From Scratch with my E-Book (on Etsy)


1year1outfit skirt 4

Natural Dye Printed Skirt


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5 Essential Hand Stitches
(in Seamwork magazine, read it free online)


toy loom test

The Structure of Fabric and Sewing
(in Seamwork magazine, read it free online)


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All About Wool, and Sewing With It
(in Seamwork magazine, read it free online)


over it purple pants 3

These Pants, NYC, and My Pledge to Source Sustainable Fabric


leather thimble
Sew Your Own Leather Thimble
(in Seamwork magazine, read it free online)


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Treadle Sewing
(links to post with a video, and article in Seamwork magazine)


grey winter top on form

Four Upcycled Winter Tops


diy sewing cover buttons 1

Tutorial: Cover Buttons


green wooly leggings 4

Sewing + Altering Leggings


sewing on a button 10

Tutorial: Sew On a Button


finished pockets on

Tutorial: Adding Pockets to Seams


rainbow ribbing baby blanket 1

Rainbow Ribbing Baby Blanket


cabarita back

Cabarita Top Variation + tips for matching stripes


basting stripes

Tutorial: Basting


new backstitch 5Tutorial: Backstitch


blue stripe trous and wool knits 4Blue Stripe Trousers


blue stripe trous and wool knits 9Merino Knit Tops


dad's camera strap finished 1Tutorial: Retro Camera Strap

pink silk cami on formSilk Camis
+ tips for knit fabric straps and elastic binding

crib rail protectors onTutorial: Crib Rail Covers
blue upcycled sweater looking sideUpcycled Sweater
+ ideas for sewing recycled knits
Jeans hem zipper footTutorial: Hem Jeans, Keep the Hem


pocket seam ripping 5

My Favorite Way to Rip Seams
garment bags hanging 2Garment Bags
+ thoughts on the beauty of making something ordinary
fusing pattern paperTip: Add to Pattern Paper by Fusing It
hot weather dress hollyhocks 1Hot Weather Sundress
+ my method for making thin straps
brown silk shirt onThree Long Sleeve Tops
+ thoughts on sewing slinky knits
pinstripe skirt remodel 2Re-Made Tailored Wool Skirt
+ what I wore to Flagstaff’s fancy party
tasha in purple cord pantsPurple Corduroys
+ more thoughts about fitting pants
grey pants sideFirst Ever Well-Fitting Pants!
+  how they got that way
linen tank onOne Woven and Two Knit Tank Tops
Then I said, Sundress with Fabric I Batiked
+ why darts and gathers are not the same
finished sundress frontSelf-Drafted Sundress
Tie a good knotTutorial: DIY Wire Tube Turner