Hi guys! I love my SWAP items!! Do u? Before you get nauseated with yet another SWAP (Sewing With A Plan) post, let me explain. I wanted you to see all SWAP items together, in one post. Thanks to my son-in-law Brian for formatting the photos! Don’t the garments look much better without all the… Read More Mini S.W.A.P.: All Together Now
Hi readers! The second item in the SWAP 2018 is done – about time, too. Using Simplicity 4528, which has become one of my favorite “workhorse” patterns. Nothing new to report there, except….. Right: Wearing S.W.A.P. items 1 and 2 In principle, it’s the easiest thing in the world to match the front of… Read More Mini SWAP 2018: Item Two. Tunic with Embroidered Applique
This post was originally titled “Making the Impossible, Possible”. Say you’re sewing up a see-through, diaphanous, loosely woven and therefore ravel-prone item. You’ve decided to use French seams throughout. Good! But hold on; there are side slits in this here garment. A French seam and a side slit do not mix – not really. Impossible… Read More Combining a French Seam and a Side Slit. Impossible.
.Hi readers! This week I’ll share a work in progress (WIP) which is way back in the finished line. No particular reason other than my own lazy ways. The “not technically” in the title is explained further along this post. The Pattern I used a favorite Simplicity 4528, originally issued in 2005, which seems to… Read More Not Technically a #Kurta. #WorkInProgress