Sewing the Rita Blouse in a Knit Fabric

I originally designed the Rita Blouse pattern for woven fabrics, with a side zipper to get a fitted look in the midriff. But I’ve had lots of questions about sewing this design in a knit, since it would make such a comfy t-shirt style top with a vintage twist. You can’t always adapt woven patterns […]

Gertie’s VLV Tea Party!

I’m thrilled to be hosting a little tea party get-together during Viva Las Vegas! Come ready to talk sewing and mingle with like-minded folks at the lovely Tea Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental.  Come dressed in your favorite handmade ensemble. Hats and gloves encouraged! Date: Thursday, April 19th, 2018 Time: 2:00-4:00 pm Where: Tea Lounge at […]