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Paper cloth, part 2

Oh, Outdated Sewing Pattern, what are you doing in my life? You mock me with your huge shoulders, your skinny legs, and your jacket bottom that makes even the models’ butts look disproportionately large. Did you seduce me with promises … Continue reading

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Paper Cloth: This weekend’s experiment

So, I’ve ¬†owned the book Stitch Alchemy by Kelli Perkins for quite a while. It’s about paper fabric, which is basically fabric coated with – you guessed it – paper. This is supposed to give the fabric surface paper-like qualities, … Continue reading

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Weekends are my time for experimenting. This past weekend I decided to try a raw edge applique technique, in which I sewed from the back of the piece and then trimmed around the sewing on the front. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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