Hi sewing friends! Lisa here from Tie Dye Diva patterns talking to you about the gorgeous color-changing sequin fabric known as two-tone, reversible, or flip sequins (or mermaid sequins as my daughter likes to call them!) If you “pet” them one way (and you will), they are one color, but brush them the other direction, … Continue reading Flipping for Two-Tone Sequins
Hey Sewists, how are you doing? I don't know about you, but I am ready for spring. Here in Chicago we just finished digging ourselves out of nearly 2 feet of snow just in time for it to warm up and melt. Now it is raining and we are flooding. Before the snow completely melted we … Continue reading Sparkling in the Storm
One of the things I love most about sewing is you can totally change the look and feel of a piece of clothing depending on the fabric you choose. I decided to have a bit of an experiment with the True Bias Ogden Cami and some very different fabrics from Cali Fabrics. Let's take a … Continue reading Three Fabrics, One Pattern
There are a few types of fabric that I am obsessed with since I’ve been sewing, but never would have bought off the rack. Faux fur is one, and sequins are the other! (You can take the girl out of New Jersey but….) Maybe some of you have a similar relationship with certain fabrics? I had … Continue reading Sequins: For going out or staying in!
Hey Sewists! I am so excited to share my first project post with you all. I knew I wanted to talk about working with sequins because they can be quite intimidating to some sewists. I promise they really are not that scary! I hope that I can inspire you to try making a garment with … Continue reading Sewing with Sequins