SWN members. I am on a mission. I have another outfit I want to make for my GD. Daisy Kingdom dress and coat. Seeking help on looking for companion fabric for this fabric. Hoping to find leopard print accent and one other for the fabric shown here.
The fabric is twill. I am consider for the coat to use a leopard print fur trim. The fabric show here…Continue
Added by Patricia McClain Osborne on August 24, 2010 at 10:28pm — No Comments
This dress I made for my grand daughter. The pattern I used was a Project Runway Simplicity pattern #2989. The print fabric Asian Garden Posies is from JoAnn Fabrics.
I modified the pattern by not adding the sleeves. The dress is lined so there was no need to create a finish for the neckline or sleeves. The pattern was easy to follow, but I am not sure it is a pattern for beginners.
I have just…Continue
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I thought I would finally share my last adventure of making bridesmaid dress for a dear friends daughter's wedding.
First and foremost the pattern I used for these dresses is from Burda Style pattern #7539.
The fabric chosen for these dresses is Dupioni Silk. The pattern called for using lace for the bodice inset. The colors of the dresses made it difficult to use the basic lace that is offered commercially. Although I could have hand dyed the…Continue
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Has anyone sewn with crinkled fabrics?
Can you give me any tips or how-to's? How do you achieve a nice crisp hem if…Continue
The good news is that I've memorized and made myself familiar with all the parts of my sewing machine. I also can sew in a straight line and have all my supplies. The bad news is that I goofed laying my pattern out on my fabric. My blue skirt looks like a pillowcase. (Sigh)
But, I'm not giving up! Tomorrow is another day and I've got lots of fabric and a seam ripper.