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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Add Vintage Flair: Sewing Vintage Fabric Tips

Sewing Vintage Fabric TipsVintage fabric can add a lot of personality to your sewing projects. Plus, it’s fun to search for (and pretty much a guarantee no one can make a copy). Or maybe you really want to throw-back to particular decade and combine a vintage pattern with vintage fabric. Find four key sewing vintage fabric tips here! Read more »

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Sewing Repair Tips

Sewing Repair TipsNo matter how careful you are, losing a button or tearing a hole in your favorite pair of pants is a fact of life. Clothing repairs happen to the best of us, no matter if your wardrobe is handmade or bought off the rack at the mall. But a torn seam doesn’t mean your favorite pants are bound for the trash. Learn a few tips for making all of your clothing repairs quick and painless. Read more »

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Sewing Taffeta Tips

Sewing Taffeta TipsTaffeta is a luxurious fabric often used for formal wear and home decor, though it's prone to raveling and puckered seams. Learn a few easy tricks for working with this delicate fabric. Read more »

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How to Sew Ruching

How to Sew RuchingRuching is an easy, quick way to gather fabric and add interest and texture to your sewing projects. It’s a nice addition on anything from the sleeves of a top to the bodice of a dress, so learning how to sew ruching is a skill you’ll reach for again and again when sewing your own clothes. Read more »