Happy Easter Dress
Outfits

Happy Easter Dress

And boy, what a happy…

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Stranger than hydrangeas
Outfits

Stranger than hydrangeas

The hydrangea is my favourite…

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Mutts and modifications
Outfits

Mutts and modifications

Is there ever a situation…

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What bugs me
Outfits

What bugs me

..about sewing? There’s a few…

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Butterick 6413 Sewalong
Projects

Butterick 6413 Sewalong

Hey guys, welcome to the…

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Alternative title: How to avoid hand sewing on the Butterick 6413 bodice. Okay I lied, there’s a bit of hand sewing involved. But that’s not the point of this tutorial. Today I want to show you how easy it is to throw a pattern’s instructions out the window. For those of you who have already sewn your bodice using the pattern’s instructions, once you figure out how to get rid of the hand-sewn component, you’ll wonder how the writers ever came up with those wacky instructions. Please note I don’t have anything against hand-sewing except when it’s unnecessary and won’t produce as nice a result. This is one situation where I strongly believe machine-sewing produces a faster, superior finish. As usual, if you’re here from Facebook, welcome! And if not, please feel free to join us in the B6413 Sewalong group and post your works in progress, finished dresses, or even if…