Posts by Alida

Alida is a mother of 4 who received a sewing machine 5 years ago and discovered her true passion in life. She is the creative force behind the popular sewing blog Alida Makes. When she's not blogging or sewing you can usually find her with her camera, a can of spray paint, or a musical score in her hands

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Showcase Your Style: Top Embellishments For Sewing

Handmade garments are always special, but embellishments makes them our own personal works of art. Many of our favorite sewing embellishments tend to coincide with our personalities, so today, I've rounded up the top sewing embellishments of the moment, based on the personality of the sewer. Find your perfect match! Read more »
V Neck Jumpsuit

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Sewing V-Necklines for Spring Fashion: 3 Techniques to Try

V-necks are all the rage for spring 2014! They have appeared over and over again on the runway by designers such as Victoria Beckham, ChloĆ©, Roberto Cavalli and Marni. And why wouldn't they? Wearing a V-neckline makes the wearer appear taller and thinner. Who doesn't want to appear taller and thinner? If you're tired of sewing the same old scoop neckline maybe it's time to give V-necklines a try! Read more »