There’s still a bit of work I need to do on it. Namely fixing the front darts. I had intended to lower the back darts, but in my “hoarder’s marathon” induced haze I did the font darts… I’m just “done” sewing it at the moment. The fabric is lighter than I thought I was goingContinue reading “Straight Skirt Done!”
I’ve picked the first piece for my wardrobe challenge! It’s a super versatile straight skirt. You already saw my wearable muslin for this skirt. I’m going to make the darts a bit longer, and the skirt a bit shorter. I hope to get this done within the next few days.
Nothing to crazy this week to report. Rain, Work and Bowie.
Everyone that sews has scraps. Finding creative and resourceful ways to kill those scraps is one of my favorite things. Today I’m going to make Bias tape, using the continuous method. It saves so much time, because you don’t have to piece together all your tape like in other methods. In fact two small seams is allContinue reading “Scrap Killing”
I’m currently in the planning stages of a mini wardrobe challenge. My new years resolution involves trying my hardest not to purchase any ready to wear clothing in the year 2012. So I figured I’d do a wardrobe challenge much in the style that Colette Patterns hosts twice a year. I’ve been pinning inspiration likeContinue reading “Wardrobe Challenge”
I love the colette sewing handbook. First let me point out that it’s amazingly well thought out and quite beautiful. Also it has awesome tips on everything from fabric selection, to fit, to making a personal croquis. Now now, if you’re like me you’re thinking of croquettes, I promise the two are completely unrelated. Croquis : AContinue reading “Real Talk : Croquis”