On a previous post, I tested this wrap top on a muslin. Looking at the test fabric, I realized I chose a fabric that is a 4-way stretch rather than 2-way or moderate stretch knit, something critical when working with stretchy fabrics. So I decided to use a remnant of a knit fabric that is lightweight […]Read More
Posts in category Pattern Reviews
After adjusting to a new job and a new school schedule, by the end of the weekend I was really restless and itching for sewing. So I grabbed my bag of “pending sewing projects”. I saw a pattern I bought for my daughter, who is now a tween. I looked at my recent fabric “storage” […]Read More
I love wrap tops. I find them very flattering. I have this pattern New Look 6571 I bought for 99 cents a long time ago. Is for beginners like me. I decided to test the fit first with a remnant of black stretchy knit fabric. It is a two way stretchy knit fabric and it […]Read More
As part of an experiential history class, my daughter and I participated in a reenactment of Pioneer time in California. Parent volunteers, teachers, and students had to wear period costumes from 1846. A generous parent donated her “test” adult pioneer woman costume to me. So at least, I did not have to spend any money […]Read More
Best Male T-Shirt pattern: Jalie 2918 +Best T-Shirt Craftsy class: Great looking shirts for dear husband!
This project is part of “The Ultimate T-Shirt” class with the Tilton sisters. I was supposed to work with pattern Vogue #8793 which you receive when you sign up to this class. Well, when you have family moping about how come you don’t sew for them…the softy in me totally gave in and had to […]Read More
In compliance with my resolution this year of buying fabric that I really need, and stop the hoarding of useless fabrics and patterns, I came up with this easy sewing project. I have used a pattern I bought a long long time ago, Butterick 4521. So in the spirit of preserving and recycling, I have […]Read More