Sewing is Required is a modern blog focused on sewing, making, and picture taking. I am constantly creating something and love to show off! Click on any of the categories below or use the search bar to navigate. And please leave a comment or two, I would love to know what you think.
Sewing the Saunio Cardigan pattern by Named Clothing was the perfect way to start the year. In this post, I describe the making process and how I plan to wear my new Project #SewMyStyle wardrobe staple. Project #SewMyStyle I just completed my February Project #SewMyStyle make, the Saunio Cardigan, and I feel like I wrapped […]
Purchasing a bra kit is an excellent way to dive deep into lingerie making. When Orange Lingerie & Tailor Made Shop came up with exclusive kits a few weeks ago, I knew I needed one. In this post I describe constructing the Marlborough Bra Pattern by Orange Lingerie. I have successfully made this pattern several […]
The Toaster Sweater Pattern from Sew House Seven is toasty warm. It’s also simple to sew, and a great first make for Project #SewMyStyle. I don’t sew a lot of stretch garments, but when I do, I appreciate a great pattern & directions and the Toaster Sweater Pattern didn’t disappoint. Pattern & Fabric I opted […]
Recently I attended a Marlborough Bra Making Class with Orange Lingerie, and this post describes a review of the two-day workshop and underwire bra making process. Underwire! Several Watson Bra makes later, and I was sewing strong and feeling confident. There was one impediment left for me to conquer, though- underwire. Yep, I had never […]
The origin of this website was a garment. And not just any garment either. It was a bra. The first bra I had ever sewed, the Watson Bra pattern by Cloth Habit. I have sewed lots of costumes and other garments, but never a bra. And I didn’t sew this little lace lovely by myself […]