Tag: Patternmaking

Fall Wardrobe Sewing Plans

Fall Wardrobe Sewing Plans

  This summer has just flown by! My oldest starts school in just two weeks.  As my summer sewing winds down it’s time to focus on my Fall sewing plans.   Our weather here is quite warm until at least January so these sewing projects are all geared toward year-round wear.…

Bias Layered Dresses

Bias Layered Dresses

I’m really loving my newest makes, a pair of bias cut tube dresses.  If you followed me for Me Made May you saw me wearing these on Mother’s Day.  I made this pattern using my bodice sloper from the * Craftsy Class Patternmaking: The Bodice Sloper with Suzy Furrer…

Patternmaking: Moulage + Sloper

Patternmaking: Moulage + Sloper

I’ve been working on making up my  bodice moulage, a precise fabric blueprint of the upper body, with Suzy Furrer’s Craftsy class, Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper , on and off since the beginning of the year.  My first version looked great except for the waist which was way…

Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

It’s full on Spring here already in Florida.  The afternoons lately have been in the high 80’s!  I just did a big closet purge and packed away all my winter clothes to get ready for spring.  I’m following along with the Coletterie’s Wardrobe Architect once again.  February was focused…