||4/30/06 11:50 PM|
|New Look - 6569 Misses Skirts and Knit Top |
Pattern Description: A pattern for a knit top and 7 yoked skirt variations, one of the skirts is a wrap.
I sewed the basic flared yoked skirt, View B. This pattern was featured on the excellent blog Dress A Day, and I like the consistent price of New Look. Those things together induced me to purch... more...
|Sewing Tip ||3/23/06 12:55 PM|
|Sharpening Pinking Shears |
I purchased a pair of Fiskar Left-handed pinking shears six years ago when I took up sewing.
I have used them well and hard. When I wanted to cut something harder than fabric, like the excess of a zipper, I always reached for them before my worst scissors.
I realized last week that they finally w... more...
|Website Review ||5/27/07 11:23 PM|
|Fuzzylizzie Vintage Sewing in the Babylon Mall |
How is the web site look & feel / user friendliness? Is it easy to surf?
The website is easy to surf, it feels very small and intimate and quiet.
It is a cool blue corner of the Babylon Mall which is a number of small vintage shops linked together.
The stock is not overwhelming. Just one page of p... more...
||3/12/06 11:04 PM|
|Burda - 8134 Dressing Gown |
Pattern Description: A "lingerie set" including a bias tank top, pajama bottoms and a yukata style robe. I made the robe.
Pattern Sizing: 36-50 included.
I used size 42
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? It looked very much like the line ... more...
||2/25/06 9:56 PM|
|Kwik Sew - 3179 Misses' Tops & Skirts |
Pattern Description: Bias cut tops have ties extending from fronts and tie on left side. Outer edges are finished with narrow hems. View A top has three-quarter length dolman sleeves. View B has cap sleeves. Skirts have elastic in casing at waists and bottom edges are finished with narrow hems. Vie... more...