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 […]

Rita Blouse Sew-Along 1: Supplies and Fabric

Hi all! Are you ready to gather your supplies? Here’s what you’ll need. The Pattern First grab your pattern. Here’s a little video tour through the pattern envelope! If you ordered the PDF version, this info is all the first few pages of your file. (You can also find most of this information on the […]

Announcing the Rita Blouse Sew Along!

Hello sewing friends, and welcome to my new blog! I’m thrilled that the very first thing I’ll be doing here is hosting a sew-along for my new Charm Patterns Rita Blouse. This is a perfectly vintage peasant blouse that pairs well with pants and skirts alike! I named it for Hollywood starlet Rita Moreno. She’s […]