Welcome to the Sewing and the City blog!
Welcome to the Sewing and the City blog! If you're here for the first time, here are a few things to check out:
6 ways to get your sewjo back
If you've ever suddenly found yourself completely disinterested in sewing even though it's something that you love to do, well, fear not because you may
Sew Napkins With Perfect Mitered Corners!
In this photo blog post we're learning how to sew easy mitered corners on cloth napkins.
What Type Of Iron Is Best For Sewing ?
I think it's no surprise that pressing is the key to professional-looking garments. Therefore, your iron is such an important tool in your sewing space!
The Holiday Gift Guide
So Christmas is around the corner, yay!! And if you’re anything like me, you probably have so many ideas for what you want to make
Fabric Shops In Madrid
Join me for a trip to the local fabric stores in Madrid! While I was visiting the city, I set aside a whole day to shop
Pattern Spotlight: Rivington T-shirt
I first fell in love with those $100 luxe t-shirts when I lived in LA
Designer Spotlight: Julia Allisson Cost
I recently had the pleasure of connecting with a fascinating artist named Julia Allisson Cost. In the sewing world, her fabric designs are coveted pieces
The Ultimate Mercer Blog!
I am absolutely overwhelmed to be celebrating 1 year of the Mercer top! What started as one of my first patterns, which was heavily influenced
The Essex PDF Pattern Spotlight
I’m so excited to share a round up of me-made versions of my latest PDF pattern, the Essex. My Essex dresses are on heavy rotation
All About Lingerie Elastic
Do you find yourself shying away from sewing undies? When I first started sewing lingerie, I really did too. I don’t remember for sure what it
Rivington Sleeve Hack
I don't know about you but my feed has been FULL of amazing puff sleeves, and I've been envisioning a Rivington tshirt hack to change
How To Clean Your Serger
I don’t know about you but I find my serger gets so linty, so quickly! Especially if I’m using a fabric which creates a lot
Free Bow Tote Pattern
The Bow Tote is a chic carry all tote with an inside zippered security pocket and long top straps that tie into a bow. It’s
How to make bias tape
Bias tape - often overlooked but a tiny detail with so many practical uses. In this blog, we cover how wide to cut your bias
Hack the Ludlow Romper into a shirt
Hack your Ludlow Romper Pattern into a shirt with my step by step blog!
FREE Ballerina Slipper Pattern
Grab my free Ballerina slipper pattern here! It's a scrap-friendly project and great for handmade gifts, too!
Buying A Dress Form
When my friends and family imagine me making my own clothes, they imagine a studio with dress forms located all over, layered with me made
DIY bleached denim fabric
Honestly, I feel like I’ve been training my whole life for this post. Clothes and sewing and fabrics are my passion, and while I spend
Hack the Mercer Top into a dress
Maybe it's the warm weather or maybe it's my new emerging style coming out of quarantine
How to give a handmade gift
Have you ever received or given a handmade gift? There's an extra special something that gets sewn up into them and that's why I love