I finished another item - a wool crepe skirt. The pattern I used is the crescent skirt by sewaholic. A wonderful skirt pattern! It is easy to sew and I really like the look of it. Sewaholic designs pattern for pear shaped women - the mearsurements are spot on for me! Usually I have to grade two or three sizes between waist and hip...
I also finished a cami - no picture yet. The pattern is the Odgen Cami by True bias. Nice pattern, only a bit full at the hem, I sized that down.
finished the indigo/multicolor floral blouse today... Cotton lawn is lovely to wear, and only a bit challenging to sew because so lightweight. I wish that my machine had a straight stitch throat plate and presser foot. Still I am really happy with how it looks. The brown buttons I salvaged when I repaired my striped vest bring out the few brown accents in the botanical print, and will help it coordinate with both the brown and denim pinafores that I have in my wardrobe as well as the two SWAP pinafores.
- INDIGO BLUE 1. dark denim pinafore (made prior to SWAP) 2. pinstripe linen dress (done) 3. handknit lopi cardigan (in process) 4. batik rayon popover dress (cut out, not done)
- BROWN 5. oxford cloth linen blouse (done prior to Dec 26th) 6. corduroy pinafore (not cut out) 7. jersey leggings or brushed twill jacket (not cut out)
Last post by luz clara - March 06, 2019, 06:15:56 pm
OH boy! I have 3 (count 'em three!!) purple pieces finished. Well, 2 purples and my inspiration piece. Despite my resistance to "suity" garments when I was in high school, I have fun making a suity jacket. I also made a dark purple tank dress, and a dark purple w/small dashes of silver sweater thing from a really old Marcy Tilton pattern. I am hard at work on my coral pieces now. Then I will do my print pieces and call it a SWAP. And. . . it is snowing again in Seattle. I was so demoralized to see the little snowflake icon pop up on the weather forecast. Sigh. Here are pictures:
Wow, those are some different curves! Neither one would fit me, I can see from here :-)
Eva, nice job on the jeans! I'm sure you'll get a lot of use out of them. I have some jeans all basted together that have been too tight forever and so I've not sewn them up. Now I've lost 10kg they fit just fine so they are going on my queue soon (sooooon! it must and shall be so!)
That sew over it City Break e-book is a PERFECT wardrobe pattern apart from I think waterfall jackets are very dated as are the super skinny jeans now. But more of those kind of things please patternmakers.
thank you mudcat for helping to sort out my dilemma - that will give me more options, as far as which garments to sew and include... I would definitely wear it with a print, I should have thought to apply that as a yardstick