Burgundy Velvet Drape Top: New Look 6303

Some patterns are so good you have to make them again and again. Patterns like McCall 6886 (see several versions here), New Look 6230 (here and here), and Vogue 9116 (here and here) . New Look 6303 is also on this list. I first sewed up View D of this top back it in the spring (see…

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My Suduko Wardrobe Contest Entry

My entire spring sudoku wardrobe is based off of the Asian Floral Multi print fabric I purchased from Joann. This collection features a variety of pieces that are perfect for spring.

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Twist Front Top: New Look 6303

I love this shirt! It’s just two pieces, a quick sew and flattering! What more can you ask for?

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Back to Basics: Simple T-shirt – New Look 6838

I usually wouldn’t post about a simple project like this but this is the second piece I’ve completed for the Suduko Wardrobe Contest and I plan to do a post for each of the ten pieces. One of the reasons I decided to participate in the contest was to make myself to sew some separates. If…

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Twinning: Ankara Bombers FAIL

I had the great idea back in the fall of 2016 to sew a matching set of bomber jackets. I mentioned it in my Fall/Winter To Sew List post. Bomber jackets are always in style but they are definitely on trend right now! The options for bomber jackets are endless! First the fabric choices; satin, knits, suede, velvet,…

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Perfect Weekend Dress: Fabric Mart guest post

I hope everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable Thanksgiving! I know I was ready for a break. For those of you who love Black Friday I hope you grabbed all the doorbusters on your list! FINALLY! Fall is creeping in here in the south. It was warm through Halloween here, but a chill is definitely…

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Hancock is closing and I’m sad

** I know I’ve been gone for almost a month! :0 So sorry. I have been frantically working on relaunching TipStitched, my clothing line and online store. I’ll be announcing it next week (hopefully). I’ve missed sewing just for me and doing my reviews. I also have an exciting announcement to make but I’m not…

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Plaid Color Block Cape – New Look 6324

Plaid Color Block Cape NL6324 I think I am obsessed with capes. LOL I made two caped dress (see TipStitched) last year and now I have finally made an outerwear cape. During my cape pattern search I came across New Look 6324 and was drawn to View B because of the color blocking. I almost…

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A Look Back

*New year, New Layout! Let me know what you think of the new look in the comments below* Looking back 2015 was a pretty busy year. I started taking this blog and my sewing in general more seriously.  I entered two sewing competitions, winning my first entry in Pattern Review’s Travel Wardrobe Contest (read more here) and…

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Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday Sales

Today or tomorrow is the last day of most Pre-Thanksgiving Sales. It’s now time to prepare for the Thanksgiving/Pre-Black Friday sales and Black Friday Sales. Now this is only my second year of sewing and I don’t really don’t really do Black Friday. So I wasn’t paying attention last year to the Black Friday, Cyber Monday and other…

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Pre-Thanksgiving Sales Thru November 24th

It’s that time of year!!! The holidays are upon us. Can you believe it?! This year has flown by, for me at least. How has it seemed to you? With the holiday season comes sales, Sales, SALES!!! Now this is only my second year of sewing and I don’t really don’t really do Black Friday.…

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Fall 2015 “To-Sew” List

I typically sew for the current season right up until the end of that season. See the halter wrap dress I sewed up just 2 weeks ago for the Fabricista Fashion Challenge. Sadly that means when the temps finally drop or raise I have nothing to wear. And by nothing I mean nothing handmade and by…

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Weekend Sales Roundup – August 20-24

50% off all fabrics in Categories E-O ***Deals on www.fabricmartfabrics.com change often so I have no end dates $3.99 McCall (including the new fall patterns), Butterick and Kwik Sew patterns $5.99 Vogue patterns Thru August 24th August Savings Sale August 20-24, 2015 $1.99 Butterick patterns $2.49 Burda patterns $3.27/yd Spot the Bolt fabrics 25% off interfacing by the…

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Weekend Sales Roundup – August 13-17

40%  off silk 60% off suitings ***Deals on www.fabricmartfabrics.com change often so I have no end dates Customer Appreciation Sale August 13-17, 2015 $0.99 Simplicity $1.99 Classic broadcloth $9.99/yd Licensed celebrity fleece prints $19.99 Rolling tote or hold anything bag 2/$5 Maxi lock thread cones 20% off Pellon interfacing by the yard 30% off Licensed flannel and apparel…

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Weekly Sales Roundup – August 6 -12

50%  off jersey knits $1.99/yd polyester chiffon 10 yard limit per fabric ***Deals on www.fabricmartfabrics.com change often so I have no end dates $5.99 Vogue patterns Super Saturday Sale – August 8, 2015 $1.49 McCall patterns $4.99 Vogue pattern $1.99 Magnolia solid broadcloth $1 off Value fabrics 50% off ALL sewing and quilting notions 50% off Apparel lace and…

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Sales Roundup – July 30- August 4th

      $3.99 McCall and Butterick Patterns $5.99 Vogue Patterns $6.99 Kwik Sew Patterns 50%  off linen and J Crew Fabrics $1.99/yd suiting blowout 10 yard limit per fabric $10 Sewing Grab Bags include 12 sewing (ribbon, books, thread, needles, craft supplies, etc) ***Deals on www.fabricmartfabrics.com change often so I have no end dates Two Day Sale!!!!…

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TipStitched Tips – Selecting the Right Pattern Size

Hello my name is Tip and I’m obsessed with sewing. That’s why I started this blog, why I follow other sewing bloggers, why I started an online handcrafted clothing store, why I am on the mailing list of at least four fabric stores and why I belong to five or more Facebook sewing groups. In…

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Weekend Sales Roundup – July 23-July 28

50%  off knits, jacquards, brocades, $1.99/yd suiting blowout 10 yard limit per fabric $10 Sewing Grab Bags include 12 sewing (ribbon, books, thread, needles, craft supplies, etc) ***Deals on www.fabricmartfabrics.com change often so I have no end dates Back to School Sale! July23-28, 2015 $1.99 McCall Patterns 2/$10 Vogue Patterns $9.99/yd Licensed fleece prints 20% off Pellon interfacing by…

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Weekend Sales Roundup – Independence Day Sales

I decided to post this week’s Sale Roundup a day early to give you even more time to take advantage of the holiday sales. Happy Saving! First I have to promote myself. Save 10% of your total order. Simply use the code FOURTH in your cart before checking out. http://www.tipstitched.clothing 50% off the entire site!!!…

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Black and White Geometric Print Duster/Dress – NL6735

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