Five Ways to Cut Chiffon with Confidence

On September 2, 2015, Posted by , In Blog,sewing tips, tagged in ,,, , With No Comments

So I’m working on this lovely outfit worn by Inara in the “Jaynestown” episode of Firefly to wear at the Browncoat Ball in Virginia Beach next month. And yesterday, my chiffon arrived. So today, I have to cut it. Okay.  I can hear you shivering from here.  You’re worried about cutting…

A 1920s Dress by this Weekend — What to Wear with It

On July 30, 2015, Posted by , In 20th century,Blog, tagged in ,,, , With Comments Off

So what do you wear with a 1920s dress anyway? Kass tells you what in this third video in the series.

A 1920s Dress by this Weekend Part 2

On July 30, 2015, Posted by , In 20th century,Blog, tagged in ,, , With Comments Off

The continuing story of Kass’ 1920s dress made from RH1207 with some changes to fit the fabric she’s got on hand.

A 1920s Dress by this Weekend

On July 27, 2015, Posted by , In 20th century,Blog, tagged in ,,,, , With 2 Comments

Kass gets ready for Jazz Age on the Delaware and shows us how to make a 20s dress by this weekend. Part One of a Three Part series.

Dress like a Companion without sewing — saris and lehenga choli

On April 7, 2015, Posted by , In Blog, tagged in ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off

Everyone remembers that provocative scene in the pilot when Inara takes a sponge bath. But do you realise what she’s wearing is a sari?  Nothing complicated about this.  It’s just a sari wrapped to cover your important bits. And that’s not the only time she wears one. In the movie…

No-Sew Browncoat Ball Costuming

On March 18, 2015, Posted by , In Blog, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off

The famous Browncoat Ball is coming to Virginia Beach this October. You going? What’s that you say? You don’t have anything to wear and you don’t know how to sew? Never fear! I’m here to tell you how to have a great outfit without sewing a stitch.

So You Don’t Sew — episode 5

On October 9, 2014, Posted by , In Blog,Tailoring, tagged in , , With 3 Comments

Watch this week’s episode of “So You Don’t Sew” right now!

So You Don’t Sew — episode 4

On October 2, 2014, Posted by , In Blog,Tailoring, tagged in , , With Comments Off

Check out this week’s episode of So You Don’t Sew right now!

So You Don’t Sew — episode 3

On September 24, 2014, Posted by , In Blog,Tailoring, tagged in , , With Comments Off

We’ve kept you waiting this week. Watch the next installment of our new video blog “Sew You Don’t Sew”.

Printer fixed! Week off for the vlog

On September 17, 2014, Posted by , In Blog, With Comments Off

If you’ve been waiting for your order, know that our printer was fixed yesterday and we’re making good progress getting through the order backlog. The vlog series will be taking this week off so we can catch up. But you can watch this video while you wait.