|Notion Review ||8/15/12 12:10 PM|
|Other - Sure-Fit Stylus |
What is this notion used for?
This is directly from the SFD site. You need this tool to proceed with the SFD kits. I also use my stylus to get the correct curves on other patterns.
The Sure-Fit Designs™ Designing Stylus is the 'KEY' to this fitting, sewing and designing system. It is required f...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/24/12 2:13 PM|
|BurdaStyle Magazine - 09-2011-128 shoulder pleat blouse |
Sleeveless blouse with shoulder folds, v-neckline, small standup collar and front buttons.
Usual 36 -44. I have an upper chest measurement of 39" and a bust measurement of 44" so I made a 42 with an FBA of 1 1/2 inches. This will change if the fabric has mor...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/1/12 5:22 PM|
|BurdaStyle Magazine - 05-2010-105 |
Pattern Description: Easy sewing knit dress with elastic waist, sleeveless blouson bodice, and straight skirt.
Pattern Sizing: I am a 44/36/41, 5'6", grandma with a swayback and thick legs and thighs. Usually I do a 1" FBA. Burda sizing is usually a 44 with alterations.
Did it look like the p...more...
|Sewing Tip ||9/3/10 9:27 PM|
|Finding your pattern pieces quickly on a Burda Magazine pattern sheet |
In her blog, KatC83 received a tip from Anonymous on how to read the Burda pattern sheets. I have modified her directions below:
The individual pattern pieces are actually very easy to find.
1. Look at the directions for an individual pattern.
2. Find the location for your pattern pieces on ...more...
|Pattern Review ||2/10/10 3:26 PM|
|BurdaStyle Magazine - 04-2009-119 |
The trousers/pants fit closely at the hips and waist then flare gently to the hems.
36 – 44
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Yes. You can't see the pants in the photo - you must go to the technica...more...