This is super simple but super easy with good style payoff. I am currently noodling around with how to refine the idea or just adapt it to a sewing recon class lesson.
From The Coletterie These are super cute. And the instructions were fairly east to deal with. My next mission on these is to make a laser cuttable file.
This is one of the better hoodie recon’s I have seen. I really like the simplicity of it… funky bold and not too fussy. Check out the tutorial here. via diy.allwomenstalk.com
And this is what I found of interest this month: http://www.burdastyle.com/pattern_store/patterns/embellished-dress-122010 http://www.burdastyle.com/pattern_store/patterns/072011-dress-with-pin-tucks-plus-size
http://lilypond.media.mit.edu/ Cool little e-textile project site.
This was meant to fill out my conservative work wardrobe. The biggest pain in was the cutting. It was much easier to put together than I thought. I did substitute the double folded hems for a serged rolled hem. I also shortened it as it was wicked long. This cut about a 2/3 of a …
This is a recon of 3 men’s shirts into a high waist-ed circle skirt. I left the seams exposed for a deconstructed look and then added a pop of color around the hem with appliqued yarn strands. This project took about 4 hours including figure out how to do put it together
So I was looking for a stylish sweatshirt for those days when a coat is too much. I used a basic raglan sweatshirt pattern and a circle skirt and serged the seams and darts. I then installed a high collar inspired by many a sci-fi movie. Then installed an exposed zipper. It was a pretty …
This is a fairly cool little blog I found… she is documenting her learning journey. http://bombardone.com/sewingprincess
Every girl needs one you know. This is a dress I made and then remade and then made again. Lesson: DON’T SEW WHEN DOG TIRED. it still rocked… and in the end it was right-side up despite the picture here.
This ditty was a quickly for the playa… It is a one size fit’s all number that can be worn several ways due to the magic of rope… my beloved beloved rope. By the way these toga creations are harder than the look. Getting it to hang on the body without flashing all the time …
I have plans for this diddy… it is really fun and mega cozy. It turned out bigger than I expected or really desired but was good all in all. I will modify this one down and definately use the pattern I created in the future. I put it together in a night (about 4 hours) …
Super awesome tutorial I found on installing zippers. So very straight forward. I loved it. http://craftzine.com/101/sewing101_zippers/
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