[Sewist] Original has a new home!

We’ve moved! [Sewist] Original is now live at http://www.sewistoriginal.com! Click on over to see the latest blog posts and subscribe to the newsletter to get a weekly roundup of website activity! The Dolores Skirt Pattern Review The Berkeley Bra Pattern Review Copy Your RTW Panties Tutorial! See you in our new space!

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Three Reasons I Love to Teach Sewing Classes

A month or so back, the owner of Three Little Birds, a sewing store and studio in Hyattsville, MD, and I first met via Instagram. This online meeting resulted in my stopping into the store to do a bit of fabric shopping. An offer to teach lingerie sewing classes was extended and I excitedly agreed. […]

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Let’s Talk Lingerie. Pattern Review: Arccos Undies

It’s only a few months into my #LetsTalkLingerie efforts and I am hopelessly addicted to making bras and panties. I’ve been sewing a LOT of panties. I’ve mentioned in previous posts that I am a thong devotee, but there are times when I prefer panties with full bum coverage. Sometimes, I just want to lie on […]

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Let’s Talk Lingerie: Refining Fit and Discovering I Love Pink Lace

Over on Instagram, #Braugust2017 is filling my feed with daily lingerie loveliness. The month of bra and pantie sewing on IG couldn’t have come at a better time for me. Just last month, I launched my #letstalklingerie efforts and #braugust has made kept me on track and motivated to keep sewing bras and panties.   […]

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Let’s Talk Lingerie: Gia Thong & Kingston Thong

My first makes towards my #letstalklingerie efforts are complete! In my last post, I lamented the sad state of my lingerie and nightwear collection and proposed a plan for building a feminine collection that makes me feel empowered (I made it!) and sexy (you’re welcome, husband!). I decided to tackle panties first, specifically, thongs. I […]

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Let’s Talk Lingerie

I love lingerie. Lace. Silk. Satin. I love it all; however, if you were to open my lingerie drawers, you would not know this. You would find several rows of identical beige t-shirt bras and cotton panties. My nightwear collection is worse. An old t-shirt and threadbare cotton pj pants have become my evening uniform. […]

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