Working in wardrobe & alterations means you're going to come across stains, whether it be from makeup, sweat, or mystery spots from putting yourself at the mercy of a local dry cleaner. Aside from a little blind hem stitch repair on the pant cuff, this suit really didn't need much TLC from my sewing machine - it needed some saving from stage makeup. My mission was to restore this Dolce & Gabbana piece by removing makeup stains from it, without sacrificing the original signature color.
One thing I LOVE about my Brother Project Runway (the Innov-is 40 model) is that it doesn't really need servicing too often at all. Brother sewing machines are self-oiling, meaning, each part oils itself as you use it. So as long as you aren't pulling your spool of thread off without trimming the thread and … Continue reading How to clean your Brother Project Runway sewing machine
This Valentine's Day, I was brought in for the Dangerous Woman Tour Nashville date. Seeing as this was only the fifth stop on the Ariana Grande tour, our main goal was to create extras of everything, as well as reinforce some costumes so they'd hold up.
This adventure started when my sister told me she was making her winter coat, and ended with me making one of my own. If no store-bought jacket ever fits you right, this might be the best option for you too. I settled on McCall's Peplum Jacket pattern 7513, and reviewed it for anyone else about to make the attempt.