Enchanted By Sewing
About This Show
This Californian sews for her lifestyle, one that includes hiking, biking, school, and a casual work environment. She prefers arty romantic styles, like embellished tee shirts. Laurel sews pretty clothes that make her wardrobe work. Her monthly “Enchanted By Sewing” shows are garment themed, and include chat about techniques and patterns, as well as short interviews with other local San Francisco Bay Area sewists.
Most Recent Episode
EnchBySew-55: A Pocket for Sukey (Pattern Work)
I’ve become more and more enchanted with altering patterns not only to make them fit me well, but also to add I-am-my-own-designer details to what I sew. A patch pocket a very basic pattern alteration project that doesn't take long and adds a lot to the garment I'm sewing. Patch pocket alteration is also great for a first time pattern alteration project, or someone who’s returning to sewing and wants to feel they are adding their own touch to a commercial pattern. This month show I talk about how I altered and created a unique patch pocket for my Sukey blouse. Pensamientos Primeros/First Thoughts: Blue Sky Sewing. How I might use a patch pocket to feel more like my own pattern designer or simply add practicality to my wardrobe and other things I sew and use. Technicos/Techniques: How I altered the patch pocket I made for my Sukey Shirt (I expect to blog and cast more about Sukey in the future)