May 14th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Knowing how to sew means that you don't have to make do with something that doesn't fit and is uncomfortable to wear. Here are the easy ways to fix the three most common areas of ill-fitting kid uniforms--and one of them doesn't even REQUIRE sewing!
January 15th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Black clothing is the hardest clothing to maintain, because it's so vulnerable to fading. When the blacks in my outfits start looking faded, and my black shirt no longer matches my black hoodie, and my partner's black work pants start showing wear at the knee, instead of buying new clothes I grab a couple of packs of cheap fabric dye, and over the weekend I make our black garments look like new again
May 17th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell
Have you been looking at your wardrobe and thinking, "I have nothing to wear for summer!" After reading Julie's post about how to upcycle a t-shirt into a tank-top, I was inspired to find more refashioning ideas. Instead of buying new clothes and shoes, upcycle some of your old ones! Here are 5 amazing tutorials to get you started
July 25th, 2009 | by Julie Finn
As I mentioned in my review for Weekend Sewing, here are my criteria for a crafty green book review: How