|Pattern Review ||8/29/08 6:54 PM|
|LaFred - 110 Maia Jacket |
Pattern Description: Semi-fitted lined hip length jacket with princess seams, convertible collar and two piece sleeves
Pattern Sizing: 6 through 26
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, with the exception of my design change to the slee...more...
|Store Review ||5/8/08 9:42 PM|
This is a tiny shop that you could easily miss, but it is very much worth a visit. What attracted me to the shop were two signs in the window, one stating "tissus haute couture" and the other "Best of Paris 2007". The store consists of two tiny rooms stacked from floor to ceiling with beautiful fa...more...
|Store Review ||5/8/08 6:23 PM|
|Galeries des Tissus |
The Montmartre section of Paris is where the majority of the fabric stores are located, many of which are located on a few connected streets. You can see Sacre Coeur from the street. I stumbled upon this store while fabric shopping in Paris. A gentleman from the store noticed that I was fondling ...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/9/08 9:14 PM|
|Loes Hinse Designs - 5208 Bianca Sweater |
Pattern Description: Round neck long or elbow length sleeves. View A has narrow tucks along the front bodice and serged edges. View B has finished sleeve and bottom hems. I sewed View A with finished hems and omitted the tucks.
Pattern Sizing: XXS through XXL
Did it look like the photo/drawin...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/9/08 9:28 PM|
|Material Things - 109 The Classics-Fearless T-Shirt |
I made two versions of this t shirt for the Wardrobe Contest. the first is a short sleeve version made from a rayon/lycra blend and the second has long sleeves in a rayon cotton variegated blend. I love both tops and made an additional mock turtle sleeveless version out of knit scraps.