sewliloquies

Sewliloquies is a sewing pun on the literary term soliloquy meaning reflective monologue.

Monthly Archives: January, 2011

Where Your Fabric Comes From

Sewliloquies is all about sewing apparel. In our world of consumerism, garments and fabric are abundant. I believe it is important to know what the fabric is that you are wearing, and where your fabric comes from. In┬áthis first video I try to explain the major fabric categories. Natural and man made fabrics come from …

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Precious Purple Print

I picked up a Simplicity It’s So Easy pattern 2425 for a baby dress, bloomers and a hat. I’m going to test it with some 100% cotton fabrics. I found a precious purple print (baby daddy helped choose the fabric) with little color squares, and a lavender solid to match. My plan is to make …

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Teeny Tiny Garments

So I’m due in April. And I’m shopping and registering and looking for baby clothes. (I know, I know, I’ve heard people give you lots of baby clothes). Here’s my dilemma: I don’t like MOST of the commercial baby clothes. The onesies, obviously, are ok as long as they are plain and 100% cotton. I …

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Sewing New Year’s Resolutions

Every year, like many people, I take a look at my life and see what I can do better, stronger, faster. As a teacher and expecting a child, my life is more than sewing, but sewing is certainly very much part of my life! This past year, I have been fortunate enough to delve deeper …

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