|Pattern Review ||5/12/13 9:58 PM|
|No Pattern Used - Knit Pencil Skirt Knit Pencil Skirt |
For my first ever knit project I chose to make a skirt.
This is a pencil skirt that I made following the tutorial found here. It's a skirt in two lenghts, knee lenght and midi. This is achieved by making a waist band that can be folded down to rise the hem. Basically it is two tubes of fabric, one...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/10/13 10:46 PM|
|Simplicity - 5259 Misses Pants and Skirts |
6 bottoms made easy
I purchased it in 8-14 and later realized I needed size 16 and it is now discontinued so I measured my waist & hips and then traced the new hip curve plus sewing allowances on the 14 pattern. In the end I made a view D in 16-ish.
Did it loo...more...
|Pattern Review ||4/14/13 5:44 PM|
|Other - Buttercup Bag Buttercup Bag |
From the website's description: "This pattern uses a mere fat quarter of fabric for the outer + a little less of another fabric for lining."
This free pattern makes a small bag. The pattern to make a bigger bag can be purchased at the website linked above.
|Pattern Review ||4/7/13 9:05 PM|
|Colette Patterns - 0003 Sorbetto |
Women's sleeveless top with no enclosures and box pleat on the front. It requires only two pieces and the edges are finished with bias tape which can be self made or purchased. This is a great simple pattern which can be made embellished and dressed up or down.
|Pattern Review ||3/25/13 10:11 PM|
|Colette Patterns - Madeleine Madeleine |
With warm weather approaching, I decided to treat myself to new sleepwear. I might make a Sorbetto top for it or just wear it with a tank top.
XS to XS, I cut out a size M.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing ...more...