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Just for Me January: Sis Boom Tortola

Sis Boom Tortola

I’m very excited to be part of the Sis Boom Just for Me January Tour. The Sis Boom Dana pattern was the first (wearable) thing I ever made for myself. I knew how to work a sewing machine, but the instructions in most patterns went straight over my head, and the resulting garment straight into the bin. I stumbled across …

Getting started with sewing for yourself: Join a sewalong

The first thing I ever sewed for myself was the Dana top from Sis Boom, because not long after I discovered the world of PDF sewing patterns, I came across a sew along for this pattern in the designer’s Facebook group.  I was new to both sewing and Facebook, and had no idea what a sew along was, but the people …