Hitting it out of the Sewing Room

Plano ASG member, Tricia Kemp, showed off her latest creation at the November Toujours! Couture meeting.  It is a story of creativity and the value of ASG relationships, so we knew we had to share.

With the help of ASG friend, Penny Hanstein, Tricia developed a blouse sloper that she can now use to design any blouse she wants.  On her very first attempt, she hit it right out of the ballpark, or should we say sewing room.… Read the rest

Book Review

I recently had the pleasure of reading an advance copy of the new book by Sarah Gunn and Julie Starr, A Stylish Guide to Classic Sewing.  Since my self-described style is “Audrey Hepburn with a Twist”, I was excited to see what this book had to offer.  And I was not disappointed.  Let me tell you why.… Read the rest