Australia Events and Workshops!

I’m so excited to be coming back to Australia! Here are details for my events and workshops. Social Events Brisbane October 19th, 6:00-8:00 pm. Meet & Greet at Spotlight Stores Indooroopilly. *Come dressed in your best Gertie-inspired outfit and the winner (chosen by yours truly) gets a $100 Spotlight voucher!   Perth October 27th, 5:00-7:00 pm. Meet […]

Rita Blouse Sew Along: Steps 6-8

  It’s that time: zipper time! This is the part I’ve seen the most trepidation about in the sew-along group. It’s really not difficult, I promise! As mentioned in the supplies post, I do personally like to use an invisible zipper foot. However, many swear by using a regular zipper foot, and there are plenty […]

Rita Blouse Sew-Along: Steps 1-5

It’s finally time to really start sewing! We’re going to do steps 1-5, which will get us all the way to inserting the zipper. Seam Allowances First, please note that a 5/8″ seam allowance is included on all pattern pieces. The Princess Panels This blouse has midriff princess seams, meaning it’s broken up into six […]

Come See Me in Detroit on October 7th!

Hey Detroit, I’m coming your way in just two weeks! Come see me speak at the American Sewing Guild Annual Meeting luncheon. With dazzling talks like “The Evolution of Gertie” and “Gertie’s Garment Extravaganza,” how could you refuse?! I will have a selection of Charm Patterns, Butterick Patterns, and my books available for signing or […]