|Pattern Review ||7/26/15 8:55 PM|
|Kwik Sew - 3073 |
Winner winner, chicken dinner!!
I have been working on a plus sized wardrobe for riding my bike. The hunt for a great top has led to some very fancy cussing. Then I tried the sleeveless V neck top included in 3073 and I am in love. Perfect, just perfect.
This is one of the tissue patterns, as oppo... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/15/15 11:25 PM|
|Butterick - 5683 Misses' Vest and Jacket |
One day, while digging in the Polartec section of my favorite Millend store a piece of black fake suede caught my eye. Who knew the Polartec people made fake suede? I thought the gal in front of me was going to take it, until she opened it to find it lined in a grey and purple fur. Actually it was k... more...
|Notion Review ||2/13/15 12:08 PM|
|Fiskars - Fiskar's 6" Amplify Mixed Media Shears |
These shears from Fiskars are suppose to be able to cut thick materials without the blades levering apart. If you have tried to cut several layers of denim with regular scissors you know at some point the blades pull apart and fabric slips between the blades uncut.
I make jeans regularly and my sci... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/10/15 3:32 AM|
|Kwik Sew - 3982 Baby Top, Pants and Romper |
This is a pattern for baby clothing, I made the rompers. All sizes come in the envelope, it's sized for new born to 24 months. Since I was making it for a baby yet to be born I made a medium, 3-6 months. You just never know what sizes those kids are going to be, beside they grown out if it in a week... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/11/15 11:24 AM|
|Simplicity - 5461 |
This is pattern for two sizes of teddy bear and clothing for them. I only made the teddy bears.
I found these bears very easy to make. I like that each part of the bear is constructed separately. So you stuff each part idependently, this lets you get them as hard or as soft as you like.
I choose t... more...