Tag Archives: zipper

zippered pouch part 2

I sewed right sides together sandwiching the zipper in between. And sewed most of the way around. And turned it right side out, then hand sewed the opening. I would have top stitched it, but I didn’t have the right … Continue reading

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Finishing touches?!?

I guess the things I picked up today could be considered finishing touches. Because they will be finishing touches. The zipper and buttons are for the camo pants. The black trim is for the cardigan. <a href=”http://s39.photobucket.com/user/ricerette/media/IMG_2937_zpspcedejqg.jpg.html&#8221; target=”_blank”><img src=”http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e156/ricerette/IMG_2937_zpspcedejqg.jpg&#8221; border=”0″ … Continue reading

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Finished McCall’s 6920

I stitched down the facings, sewed the hem and put in the zipper and it is done! I really like how this fits! I will probably end up making this pattern again.

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Facing McCall’s 6920

First it’s my bad that I didn’t use interfacing of any kind, in my defense I think it would have been bulky even with a light interfacing. I do plan to top stitch this once my sister tries it on. … Continue reading

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McCall’s 6880 part 5

I got a lot more done today than I anticipated, but that’s just fine, all that is left now is the sash, some hand stitching and trimming a few threads. Of course I gathered the skirt and attached it to … Continue reading

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Kwik Sew 3884 part 2

The instructions for these shorts are a little weird.I am used to sewing each leg, sewing the center seam then the elastic or zipper. But with this pattern the first 2 steps are to sew the zipper and the front … Continue reading

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The front of the skirt.

I started by sewing the front seam. I lengthened the stitch when I got to where the fly will be. I made a small cut just below the fly, and pressed it open. I put in the zipper using this … Continue reading

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Two to one

The main dress is in two peices, for now. I sewed them together with a 5/8 inch seam. Then I removed the zipper from the muslin. After basting the zipper in place I sewed it in place. Basting in place … Continue reading

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finishing muslin take 2

I pinned in the zipper and added some painters tape hoping that it would hold it in place. It didn’t work so I basted the zipper in place. I can get it on but it is snug. The bust fits … Continue reading

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4070 muslin take 2

Just like with take 1 I cut this out of scraps, then sewed it up. In order to be quicker I didn’t make the pockets for boning this time. I sewed the darts for the skirt lining. Just sewing 1 … Continue reading

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