SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Forum > Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting > Fast, Fun, a nd Fearless projects using your RTW favoirtes

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Fast, Fun, a nd Fearless projects using your RTW favoirtes
Fun new book out!
gramma b
star
gramma b
USA
Member since 7/25/08
Posts: 3127
Send Message

      



Subject: Fast, Fun, and Fearless Projects copying your favorite RTW Date: 6/7/12 3:55 PM

This fun book just came out in our library, so I got detoured from those un-finished projects bugging me:

Improv Sewing-2012
Blum and Immergut

Copy your favorite RTW by tracing them using knits, whip up quick skirts, tunics, kids, sundresses. Embellishing ideas for pillows, scarfs, curtains, re-purposing, easy ruching.
They leave edges mostly un-finished but use your decorative stitches around hems and sleeves, so this would be great for you beginning young 'uns wanting quick, funky summer wear.

The most useful thing I like is the basic A-line skirt and they suggest using big men's T's. I had cut up some nice thick men's golf shirt finds for my GS's summer shorts and realized that a shirt is wide enough for a women's A-line too! Good news when local knits are non-existant and menswear has nicer fabric and subdued prints.

Whoops on the sp, I was having my evening wine...blush!
-- Edited on 6/7/12 4:15 PM --

gramma b
star
gramma b
USA
Member since 7/25/08
Posts: 3127
Send Message

      



Date: 6/9/12 7:52 AM

You can see them Blog online at Improv Diary.

sewme47
star
sewme47
Intermediate
Member since 8/28/08
Posts: 757
Send Message

      



Date: 6/9/12 10:39 AM

Thank you for pointing out this new book. My 20-something daughters just love this kind of thing. :-)

gramma b
star
gramma b
USA
Member since 7/25/08
Posts: 3127
Send Message

      



Date: 6/10/12 5:52 AM

What nice authors!
She replied to my E-mail and said Improvidiary will be
coming to Flicker with pictures of creations from the book.
Darn, my old brain can't keep up with learning all this
new techie stuff they throw at us....

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting >> Fast, Fun, a nd Fearless projects using your RTW favoirtes

Merchants on PR

So Vintage Patterns


Thank You for Joining!
Deals!

Fitz Like a Glove Ironing Board Cover


Made In Australia
Deals!

Patterns from the Past


vintage sewing patterns
Deals!

Reconstructing History


Reconstructing History
Web site

Nature's Fabrics


Natural & Organic Fabrics
Deals!

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Fun with Fitting - BODICE w Darts
Fun with Fitting - BODICE w Darts

Class Details

Online Class
Put it on the Bias
Put it on the Bias

Class Details

New Look 6205

photo
by: Saint Nolt...

Review
SewBaby Casserole Carrier Pattern

SewBaby Casserole Carrier Pattern

More Info
SewBaby One Piece Reversible Sundress Pattern

SewBaby One Piece Reversible Sundress Pattern

More Info
New Look 6150

photo
by: olgarosita

Review

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.