• Sewing Patterns- Choosing the best one for you

    Choosing sewing patterns for clothes is fun and exciting! However, selecting a sewing pattern that best matches your skill level and size can seem daunting even for the not so new sewist. Begin by matching the patterns level of sewing difficulty to your own sewing experience. For best results, select a sewing pattern that is […]

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  • Purchasing a Starter Sewing Machine

    Machines! Machines! And more Sewing Machines! With anticipation of opening Sewing and Fitting Mentor’s studio classrooms has led to sewing machines everywhere in my house! I have been acquiring mostly vintage Singer, Sears Kenmore, Montgomery Wards and White standard sewing machines. These vintage machines are true work horses due to their metal body and interior […]

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  • Inspirations of Fall for a Seamstress

    September, back to school, and the Seamstress September is my favorite month and fall is my favorite season of the year; especially as a seamstress. The leaves are changing their wardrobe into a wild array of colors, the days are getting shorter, and the evening temperatures are getting colder.  Which means for us cozy sweaters, […]

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