|Pattern Review ||9/20/16 1:44 PM|
|Contest - Sewing Bee Round 2 (2016) Ripples and Swirls |
Sewing Bee Round 2 - A Bias Garment
This top is made by draping on the stand. Tucks and pleats shape the garment and keep it on the bias all around the figure. The fabric inspires thoughts of ripples and swirls of water, so I took advantage of the bias to accent this look.
Cap sleeves were cut on... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/13/16 12:58 PM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - Sewing Bee Round 1 (2016) Summer Shorts-Self Drafted |
This is a self drafted pattern.
2016 Sewing Bee Round 1 - Shorts or Capris
Shorts with curved front pocket, fly zip, tummy stay, back yoke and split waistband to make weight loss fitting easier. Loose fitting legs. Hem facing turned to front for additional accent.
Pattern or style used and how it f... more...
|Pattern Review ||6/30/16 6:15 PM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 220738-1017 Grace Gown |
1 - What fabric/fiber did you use? Silk Damask
2 - What, if any, special techniques or tools did you use to sew this fabric?I used a sharps 60/8 size machine needle for the seams and most of the construction. But for the hem and front opening facings, I did hand stitching.
|Pattern Review ||9/30/14 5:05 PM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 220738-1016 Sheath Dress |
This is for the fabric stash contest. I am currently sewing buttons on everything else! So just a photo on the door for now. But I will add a photo of me wearing it as soon as possible.
Sheath Dress - side bust dart and minimal waist shaping. An A-line to the skirt area.
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|Pattern Review ||9/15/14 8:38 PM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 220738-1015 Princess Line Blouse |
Pattern Description: This is a combined review of 4 blouses for the OPML contest 2014
My own TNT basic Princess line blouse with collar and collar stand, separate button stand and set in sleeves.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were do... more...
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