About the Technique

classes

  • Fit for Art Class offerings
  • From Inspiration to Reality – Understanding & Acting Upon Your Creative Energies
  • Creating Successful Artful Garments
  • Creating and Using a Fitted Sloper
  • Linings can be the Perfect Finish
  • What’s on the Inside – A Guide to Underlinings & Interfacings
  • Beautiful on the Inside, too – Finishing Unlined Jackets
  • Evaluating Flat Patterns for Garment Success
  • Go Ahead, Use It All – Successful Fabric Combinations
  • Openings & Closings
  • Beading on Fabric
  • Beaded Fabric Pins
  • Goddess Pins
  • Soft Sculpture Flower Pins
  • Wardrobing With Wearables
  • Keeping Track of Design Ideas
  • Sewing and Embellishing Sheer Fabrics
  • Couture Techniques – All Aspects of Fine Dressmaking and Special Occasion Sewing
  • Fun Fashion from Washed Wool

Videos with Craft Daily

  • Perfecting your Pants, Part 1
  • Perfecting your Pants, Part 2
  • Perfecting your Pants, Part 3
  • Couture Sewing, an Introduction
  • Openings and Closings, an Introduction
  • Interfacing and Underlining, an Introduction

publications

Threads magazine

  • April/May 2003 #106: Sewing with White Fabric
  • December/January 2005-2006 #116: Embellishing Sheers – Master Class and Basics – Ruffles
  • June/July 2006 #125: Easy Breezy Summer Sewing
  • April/May 2007 #130: Little Black Dress – Award Feature
  • August/September 2007 #132: Go From Dowdy to Wow – Redsigning Vintage Garments
  • June/July 2009 #143: Playing doubles – Finish a Neckline With Two Collars and Less Bulk

all table of contents at http://www.taunton.com/threads/index.asp

Sew News magazine

  • April 2005 – Make it Fit: Fitting a Perfect Sheath Dress
  • July 2005 – Make It Fit: You’ve made a muslin–now what?
  • September 2005 – Study Buddy: Raise the bar on binders, add a pencil bag
  • August 2006 – Piece by Piece: Learn tips for sewing sheers
  • June/July 2007 – Pettycoat Junction
  • October 2007 – Make it Fit: Learn to fit a square armhole
  • August/September 2008 Darts – The Basics
  • October/November 2008 – Silk – The Basics
  • August/September 2009 – Pocket Change – Smooth Slash Pockets
  • October/November 2009 – Fitting – Working out Weight Gain
  • December 2009/January 2012 – Fitting – Working with Weight Loss
  • August/September 2012 DIY – Make Your Own Jeans
  • August/September 2011 – Vents and Slits- The Basics
  • December 2011/January 2012- Square Affair – Make a cute little cube shaped purse
  • April/May 2012 – Rosy Outlook – Welcome spring by creating an embellished silk jacket
  • October/November 2014 – Pants Perfection Part One: Waistbands and closures
  • December 2014/January 2015  Pants Perfection Part Two: Pockets
  • February 2015-January 2016 – Fitting FAQ in every edition
  • February/March 2015 – Pants Perfection part Three: Leg Shapes
  • August/September 2015 –  Methods to Master  Drapey Fabric
  • April/May 2016 – Fit Finder- Skirts

back issues can be ordered at http://www.sewnews.com

Sew Stylish Magazine

  • Summer 2012 – Sewing without a Map – Find your way when the instructions go missing 

American Sewing Guild – Notions Magazine

  • Summer 2015 –  The Creative Power of Repitition