Posts by Julia

Julia Garza
Julia finds fabric stores to be incredibly dangerous places for her wallet. She enjoys stitching up everything from dresses to potholders, usually with a little help from her two cats.

Sewing Blog

Men With Needles: Patrick Grant

Patrick GrantIn honor of Movember, we're highlighting men in the sewing industry. Patrick Grant is a tailor and host of the popular BBC sewing competition Great British Sewing Bee. Read on to find out how to started his career. Read more »

Garment Construction

Ready, Set, Sew: 5 Sewing Techniques for Beginning Sewers to Learn

Pattern Piece Pinned on Fabric, Ready to be Cut If you're a beginner sewer, you might feel like you have a lot to learn before you can start producing beautiful garments like the ones you see in the Sewing Projects Gallery. And while sewing is definitely a skill you perfect over time (with practice and a lot of patience), becoming familiar with these top five techniques for beginning sewers to learn will give you the confidence to start tackling garment sewing. Read more »

Sewing Blog

Top 10 Sewing Notions

Sewing NotionsDo you find the sewing notions aisle overwhelming? Here we explore the ten sewing notions that are the most helpful to keep on hand, from thimbles to collar stays and beyond. Read more »