|Pattern Review ||3/26/10 7:26 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8088 MISSES' VEST AND JACKET |
I made this vest to donate to an auction for the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and I'm a bit disappointed. The problem: This was the first time I made this pattern and also the first time I've sewn with silk organza.
My main problem was in cutting out the pattern pieces: the organza is very slip...more...
|Pattern Review ||3/5/10 10:33 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8430 Marcy Tilton jacket |
Pattern Description: Marcy Tilton jacket
Pattern Sizing: Medium to large
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Not really, because I didn't follow her embellishment instructions.
Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, but, again, I didn'...more...
|Pattern Review ||3/7/10 10:52 AM|
|New Look - 6411 Misses' Jacket, Top and Pants |
Pattern Description: Women's Casual Jacket
Pattern Sizing: 10-22
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, with modifications
Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? It's a cl...more...
|Pattern Review ||2/19/13 9:13 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8430 |
I have made this jacket by Marcy Tilton about 5 times! It's a wonderful pattern for textile artists, because of the unique cut and the simple design, which allows you to show off your fabric. The pattern calls for a felted wool or boiled wool -- but, in this case, I wanted to use my own silk fabric,...more...
|Pattern Review ||3/4/10 2:46 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8300 |
The wool crepe fabric was originally a beige color, but I dyed it using shibori (tie dye) techniques, applying turquoise, avocado, and purple dyes -- and came out with this vivid green and navy color.
The fabric did need a stabilizer, as it was very fine -- so I used a black iron-on polyester stabi...more...
Conversations I am participating in
Handweaver, dyer, handspinner, knitter and tailor (the last is very much a work in progress). I like making garments and I have in the past sold my work at shows and festivals. Now, I'm interested in ...more
|send me a PM|