|Pattern Review ||9/21/15 12:09 PM|
|McCall's - 2401 Fitted sheath |
Sewing Bee Round 2 - Make the Fabric Your Own
What type of fabric did you start with for your project?
The fabric chosen was from my stash. It is a poly-blend of some sort, with a twill weave.
What techniques did you use to modify your fabric?
I struggled with this challenge, trying to decid... more...
|Pattern Review ||9/5/15 1:33 PM|
|Contest - Sewing Bee Round 1 (2015) Misses'/Misses' Petite Shirt and Sash |
Sewing Bee Round 1 - Fitted Blouse
Pattern or style used and how it fits the criteria:
This is a fitted blouse with shoulder princess seams.
Fabric Used-Material Content and Yardage:
Japanese cotton from my stash
Describe your closure:
The shirt has buttons down the center front.
|Pattern Review ||2/1/15 10:41 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - 8793 Misses Top |
Pattern Description: Vogue describes the pattern as follows: Fitted, pullover top has inner/outer collars with zipper trim, long sleeves, cuffs and stitched hem. Contrast collar is cut on crosswise grain of fabric.
Pattern Sizing: It comes in XS-XXL. I made a transition between M-L
Did it look ... more...
|Class Review ||2/1/15 10:29 PM|
|Craftsy - The Ultimate T-Shirt: Fitting & Construction |
This class is co-taught by Marcy and Katherine Tilton. It is an introductory class to sewing knit T-Shirts. If you are already experienced, you need not watch, as you probably already know what they are covering. I purchased this course a couple of years ago and it was a godsend to me. I am a se... more...
|Pattern Review ||1/30/15 6:34 PM|
|Simplicity - 1716 Misses Top and Dress |
Pattern Description: This pattern includes several options for knit tops and dresses. I chose to make the cowl top.
Pattern Sizing:U.S. Sizes 12-20. I made a size 16.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Sort of; my fabric has more drape t... more...
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