Posts by Julia

Julia Garza
Julia finds fabric stores to be incredibly dangerous places for her wallet. She enjoys stitching up everything from dresses to potholders, usually with a little help from her two cats.

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Top 5 Fashion Sewing Techniques to Learn

If nothing thrills you more than whipping up a custom wardrobe for yourself, then you probably consider yourself a fashion sewer. Sewers who primarily sew garments need to master a slightly different skill set than a sewer who is mostly interested in sewing home decor or accessories (though there is some overlap, of course!). Here are the Top 5 sewing techniques to learn in order to create beautiful, functional garments. Read more »

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Men With Needles: Patrick Grant

Patrick GrantIn honor of Movember, we're highlighting men in the sewing industry. Patrick Grant is a tailor and host of the popular BBC sewing competition Great British Sewing Bee. Read on to find out how to started his career. Read more »

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Ready, Set, Sew: 5 Sewing Techniques for Beginning Sewers to Learn

If you're a beginner sewer, you might feel like you have a lot to learn before you can start producing beautiful garments like the ones you see in the Sewing Projects Gallery. And while sewing is definitely a skill you perfect over time (with practice and a lot of patience), becoming familiar with these top five techniques for beginning sewers to learn will give you the confidence to start tackling garment sewing. Read more »

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Top 10 Sewing Notions

Sewing NotionsDo you find the sewing notions aisle overwhelming? Here we explore the ten sewing notions that are the most helpful to keep on hand, from thimbles to collar stays and beyond. Read more »

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Sew Retro: Vintage-Inspired Patterns

Vintage-inspired Cape CoatLooking to spruce up your fall wardrobe? This vintage look is trending this season, and lucky for you, there are plenty of vintage-inspired sewing patterns available on Craftsy. Be on-trend this fall with these vintage-inspired sewing patterns! Read more »