Couture Sewing Techniques at FIT

Last semester I took AP 242, Couture Sewing Techniques, with Professor Lombardi as part of FIT’s continuing education program. I signed up for this class after finishing Adam’s jacket because I realized I really wanted to revisit some sewing fundamentals at a really high level. This class is a technique class. You don’t finish a…

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Sewing swimsuits and cover ups

For the past 2 weeks or so, I have been nonstop thinking about, sewing, planning swimsuits. Usually after work I’ll start cutting and make a plan then sew it up – it often looks bad or crazy but when that happens I just keep using the scraps until they’re unusably small, and I’ve only gone…

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Sewing swimwear / Intuitive sewing!

Finally I got a chance to sew swimwear! I have been thinking about doing this for a year or so but always felt a little intimidated. Since getting my Babylock Victory serger for my birthday last year I knew I needed to try it. I absolutely hate most swimwear I see for sale.. it’s so…

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