Monthly Archives: August 2013

Finishing holiday dress!

I gathered and sewed on the skirt and invisible zipper. I also finished the sash. Aside from the fact that the zipper sticks by the gathers (which is probably because the fabric is a bit bulkier there) I like how … Continue reading

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Holiday dress part 4

I serged the edges that were exposed on the bodice, this only took a couple of min, but it was neccicary. All of the fabrics I have used in this dress fray easily. Then I sewed the back seams and … Continue reading

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Holiday dress part 3

I sewed the darts on both the bodice and bodice lining and sewed them together/ I also started sewing the sash. The instructions don’t say to sew it to the dress but I will hand stitch it on when I … Continue reading

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Holiday dress part 2

I switched my serger to needles for sheer fabric, and serged the seams and along the top and bottom of the skirt lining, under skirt and over skirt. The organza was easier to work with than I thought it would … Continue reading

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Holiday dress

It is a long time until Christmas but, http://sewing.patternreview.com/ is having a sewing for children contest. Since I didn’t win the sewing for men contest (but I got more votes than the other contest I entered) I am eligible for … Continue reading

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2 more patterns

Not that I need any more patterns but I got a few more. First I picked up Jalie 2908, I have never made jeans before and have been thinking about it for a while, and a perfect fit jeans is … Continue reading

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Granny hats

I made these crochet hats for my kids a few years ago, I don’t remember when I got the pattern and I wish I could find it again. (the flower was from a book I have) The only thing I … Continue reading

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