Monthly Archives: September 2011

Once you know the basics about sewing, it’s quite easy to make little changes and tweaks to a pattern to customize it. I showed you my casual version of the Continental Blouse a while ago. Now I’ll show you how … Continue reading

I’ve always loved this picture that hangs in the lobby at Simplicity headquarters here in New York. When I was in the office earlier this week I snapped a photo because I thought you might enjoy it too. Everything about … Continue reading

Have you noticed all the color that’s showing up in fashion this fall? The stores are showing lots of bright, pure colors, and on the runways for fashion week everyone seems to be focusing on color and especially on prints … Continue reading

I don’t get to teach as much as I would like anymore, but I still make a point of taking a few instructional engagements every year. One of the events I’ve agreed to do next year has just started to … Continue reading

This past July I had the pleasure of working with a team from Interweave, the folks who publish Stitch magazine, to record a couple of instructional videos right here in our studio in Brooklyn. The first of those videos, Apparel … Continue reading