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VIDEO Seven ways to style the Ali Sweatshirt

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In today’s super short (and honestly kind of dorky) video, I’m sharing seven ways to style the Ali Sweatshirt. When you add a new garment to your wardrobe, it can sometimes be tricky to figure out how to wear it. These are all outfits that I’ve tried and tested and worn over and over again. One of my goals when designing patterns, is to create garments that can become part of your everyday wardrobe, that will be worn over and over again. I hope that this video gives you some ideas about how you can wear the Ali Sweatshirt throughout...

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How to Wear Blue & Gray – Color Combinations for Blues & Greys in Menswear

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The combination of blue & gray is always stylish, while remaining conservative and perfect for the office. In this article, one in a series on classic color combinations, we take a look at the different ways to pair blue and gray. If you had to choose the most important colors to form the basis of a tailored wardrobe, they would be blue, particularly navy blue, followed closely by gray. These hues not only play well with various other shades but also work beautifully with one another, thus making them the most versatile color pairing in menswear.   Windowpane Suit with...

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VIDEO Sewing tools for better pressing

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When it comes to sewing our own garments, the first thing we tend to think about is the stitches. But almost equally important is pressing. Pressing your fabric as you sew gives you a better garment in the end and in today’s video, I’m sharing a few tools that will make pressing easier and give you a better result.  I’m not one to say you need a ton of tools to start sewing. I actually did a video a few weeks ago where I share the six tools that actually need. But, if you are committed to sewing and want...

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VIDEO How to store PDF sewing patterns

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Today, I’m sharing how I store my pdf patterns. These patterns can get rather cumbersome and I often get asked to store them. I’ve been using this method for a quite a few years now and it works really well for me. But it may take you a little experimenting to find a system that works for you. Watch the video to learn how I store my pdf patterns both digitally and physically and read on for more tips. When it comes to digital patterns, it’s important to have a system for storing them digitally and physically. So I’m covering...

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VIDEO How to store PDF sewing patterns

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Today, I’m sharing how I store my pdf patterns. These patterns can get rather cumbersome and I often get asked to store them. I’ve been using this method for a quite a few years now and it works really well for me. But it may take you a little experimenting to find a system that works for you. Watch the video to learn how I store my pdf patterns both digitally and physically and read on for more tips. When it comes to digital patterns, it’s important to have a system for storing them digitally and physically. So I’m covering...

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