ASG National Conference 2016

Indianapolis was the birthplace of the American Sewing Guild and it was the site for its 2016 Annual Conference. Four Sew Chicago members were there to meet sewing enthusiasts from all over the country, expand our knowledge of sewing and design and add to our collections of fabric, patterns, books and tools. We arrived late […]

“Meet” Sarah Veblen

Members of Sew Chicago have heard me sing the praises of sewing educator and author, Sarah Veblen, for quite some time. We are working to bring Sarah to the Chicago area for a hands-on fit workshop next spring, and Sarah’s first book, The Complete Photo Guide to Pattern Fitting, is due to be published in […]


I finally finished my jacket! As usual, I spent way more time on it than any reasonable person would have, but the 2.5 muslins I made (two muslins and adjustments to the second one so I didn’t have to make a third) yielded a very good fit, and I am hopeful that this will serve […]