Category Archives: Tailor’s Tacks

Tailor’s Tacks, #2

Just in time for the weekend, it’s a new episode of Tailor’s Tacks – Issue #2.

Sarah Veblen in Threads Magazine

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If you’ve been enjoying my fitting articles and would like to know more about Sarah Veblen’s fitting techniques, you can find an article from her on skirt fitting in a recent issue of Threads Magazine (June-July 2015).


Just about everything you learn about skirt fitting directly applies to pants fitting.  The article had some great information about darts I used during my pants fitting. Continue reading

Tailor’s Tacks, #1

Welcome to Tailor’s Tacks, a new feature here at Line of Selvage.  I’ll be using this series to share random thoughts, and items that are bit too small for one of my normal, more voluminous articles.

Bay Area Sewists meetup – Sewing Bloggers

This past Saturday, I took part in a panel discussion at the Bay Area Sewists meetup on Sewing Blogs.  I shared the panel with local sewing bloggers Beth from Sunny Gal Studio, Emily at Dressing the Role, Laura Mae at Lilacs & Lace, and our moderator Chuleenan at C Sews.

You can see me in the button-down shirt I made as my very first project entry here at Line of Selvage.

Great #BayAreaSewists of #sewingblogs today w/ @dressingtherole @mportuesisf @lauramaedesigns

A photo posted by C Sews (@csews) on

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