The day of the seam ripper

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I knew this wasn’t the day to sew when I had to bring out the seam ripper after sewing exactly ONE seam (with a zipper involved nonetheless). Yeah…and then I had to use it again because I managed to pin the fabric to the wrong end of the zipper…again.

Oy!  Continue reading The day of the seam ripper

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Probably the best zipper tutorial EVER

I never understood the whole zipper thing. Like many things in life, the theory of what a zipper does and how it sits in your garment was clear to me but the practical aspect (how do you get the zipper there????) was a big mystery. So I tried and tried, and tried some more until I realized I may be better at putting snaps in to close up whatever I sew. Continue reading Probably the best zipper tutorial EVER