Bella’s Block Tutorial

I still haven’t discovered any block that resembles this one, so I guess the name Bella’s Block is going to stick for a while. As promised here is the how to for Bella’s Block. Please note that because there are so many pieces in this block the directions that the seams are pressed in is…

The Art of the French Seam

There is a fine elegance that can be achieved when making handmade clothing, that cannot be found in department store garments. Unless you are fortunate enough to be able to afford Giorgio Armani, Chanel or DKNY, you will not find quality in the vast array of clothing on the market today. The apparel industry is…

The Making of Fine Linen Dish Towels

Some people shy away from sewing with linen because they believe that it requires special handling or tools to create with it. Uncertainty tends to keep textile artists from utilizing this fabric. So I thought I would show how easy it is to sew with 100% linen and what a rewarding experience it really is. Before…