I must confess I am a gadget girl. I am always on the look out for new and exciting gadgets. Anything sewing related is a given but I have also have become obsessed with new apps for the iphone, computer accessories, & the up and coming new release of the ipad which will have a camera.
Boy a girl could get into big trouble with such obsessions.
So what have I found now that has caught my attention? Well it is the New Concept 360°…Continue
Added by Patricia McClain Osborne on February 13, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments
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
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