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It took some careful pattern placement to get Dress patterns

It took some careful pattern placement to get Dress patterns


I wanted a dead simple pattern and used this Stoff & Stil pattern that I threw in out of curiosity in a recent fabric order. They have an awesome range of ...

I have been waiting to get my hands on this pattern for so long! Sew Over It schedule their patterns as classes and then eventually bring them to wider ...

I would say the only other frustrating part was turning through the waist ties. This is one of my pet hates as it always takes me so long.

The Flounce Dress – Multisize sewing pattern on paper & online – Sew Different

I saw these giraffes on M Rosenberg's stand at the Knitting & Stitching show in Harrogate and couldn't resist it. It was a pretty pricey silk ...


Learn how to make a half circle skirt in any size! This skirt is easy

It's a fabric muncher though - the pattern says you'll need over 3 metres. (FYI I bought 3m and had enough left over for my Gretta vest, just)

The Flounce Dress also works well in a stretch fabric. I would go down a size or two depending how clingy you want to wear it. I made one size smaller than ...


How to sew darts // Sewing Tutorial // Closet Case Patterns

Polka dots are a classic example of a non-directional pattern. You will find that upon close inspection most floral prints are directional.

... that the pattern on the fabric matches when you sew up your make. Three common methods for cutting are cut one piece first, draw the pattern on the ...

Add extra fat quarters for adult size and can wrap extra as needed...careful w buttonhole placement.

Draw the Pattern on the Pattern

Essentially, I used the same patterns I used for Kelly's dress; the bodice from Vogue 9239 (above left) and skirt modified from Vogue 1032 (above right), ...

It took some careful pattern placement to get the giraffes running up the dress but is worth it to see their full length. The back is made of a plain orange ...

Choose your close-fitting bodice size carefully: the cup size options make custom fitting easy.

Sewing with African Wax Fabric

I think the thing I like the most about the Zadie Jumpsuit is how easy it is to wear. I find that it truly is one of those items that you can dress ...

I had to be careful with pattern placement, I could have had flowers in the wrong places – as it were!

I'm just gonna go out and say it – this is one of the ugliest dresses I've ever seen. Those ~statement sleeves~ combined with the cold shoulder look + ...

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How to Match Plaids, Stripes, and Large Patterns

Add drape to fabric by cutting it on the bias

I did have to make quite a few adjustments to the pattern. I sized down one whole size and still ended up taking some width out of the hips.

Repeats: A repeat refers to the number of inches or centimeters it takes until the pattern on the material starts over again. This might be as simple as ...

The Absolute Easiest Way to Layout a Sewing Pattern by Nancy Zieman, host of Sewing

The Dahlia dress is perfectly suited for plaid, the waistband looks lovely cut on the bias.

Beginner's guide to Smocking Fabric – Techniques and patterns

The Assembly Line Cuff Top Sewing Pattern

#carolynpyjamas hashtag on Twitter

ISSUU - How to use adapt and design sewing patterns di Elena Petrova

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Let's see two easy methods to help you grade up or down that pattern!

Follow This Body Measurement Chart

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We were in awww of the beautiful creations we've seen and once again you have not made our job easy.

This is a simple and easy to understand crochet pattern that will show you how to

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Pattern-drafting for Fashion: The Basics: Teresa Gilewska: 9781408129906: Amazon.com: Books

The next stage was to carefully unpick the 2 shirts so I could get the best pattern placement and as much fabric as possible for my project. It took ...

The Absolute Easiest Way to Layout a Sewing Pattern by Nancy Zieman, host of Sewing

How to sew darts // Sewing Tutorial // Closet Case Patterns

First Moulage Pattern 1

For patterns; I used the eponymous Carolyn Pyjama pattern by Closet Case patterns for the bottoms of course! and for the top I used a plain Burdastyle T-top ...

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sample dress made from a basic fitting pattern, on body form

Drape Drape 3

Mens shirt complete sew-along tutorial in 20 steps!

McCall's 9449 Vintage 1968 Wardrobe for Chubby Baby & Toddler Dolls 17 - 18 1/2" #McCall

I really wanted to show off this gorgeous print so I took the time to make sure that ...

If cutting the sewing pattern on the crosswise grain allows for more stretch in the finished garment, then a crosswise cut may end up being the more ...

The SOS Knit Pants have been around awhile and there seems to be a never-ending request for a Moto style option. With the revamp of the original pattern, ...

Idle Fancy -- The Secrets of Sewing Perfect Collars

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That is it, we are done for today. Tomorrow we will take care of the sleeves. We are so close to being finished!

It took some careful pattern placement to get the giraffes running up the dress but is worth it to see their full length. The back is made of a plain orange ...

I tried on my night gown to determine how long I would need to make the straps and what position I would like them to be in the back.

How To Lay Out Pattern Pieces For Sewing Success

tracing the tissue pattern on to cardstock to make a long-lasting pattern block

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African Wax Print. Happy sewing!

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Free pattern: Simple jersey dress with contrast lining for a little girl: http:

Breaking the Pattern

How to sew darts // Sewing Tutorial // Closet Case Patterns ...

Nerdy sewing tips: Sewing with sequin fabric

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When I was browsing through the book trying to decide which pattern I wanted to make, I found quite a lot with interesting details that I was excited to try ...

I let the dress hang on Lady Penelope (my dressform) overnight just to make sure it wasn't going to stretch or end up with a wonky hem, but it was okay.

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Once you have this book, you basically don't need to ever buy another dress pattern again. She gives patterns for a variety of bodices, skirts, sleeves, ...

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Tips: Using the same technique you can make the back with two or three thinner straps, two long ones tied in a bow, two thinner ones crossed like an ...

Tailoring thrives on precision, and this impeccable blazer oozes with it. With smooth lines and flattering curved seams, this can be made up in one material ...

I've been missing the last few days of #memademay while we've

Want to take your “secret pajama” dressing to the next level? Cut out the middleman and just wear a pillowcase!

I have a favorite technique for matching texture and color patterns when sewing seams, but it isn't magic. Seams won't miraculously match using this method ...

Free Quilt Pattern: Rosebud Jen Daly--Careful fabric selection and color placement form these sweet little rosebuds. This free quilt pat…

You need to be extra careful when sewing up to the dot at the bottom of the facing that you are keeping the opposite side ...

How to sew underwear, made with the Seamwork Geneva pattern | Vintage on Tap

I found that I needed to take mine in quite a lot despite the test garment fitting me perfectly.

Warren the Charity Bear - a free pattern from Shiny Happy World

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I started out with a muslin, adding a sway back adjustment and taking some width out of the swing, about 4″ as the original pattern is very swingy! the fit ...