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Making a kilt. [From Bobbie Suttie, images copyright Jan Bruyndonckx and used with permission] A Kilt is basically a pleated, wrapped skirt.

Making a kilt

The back half of the kilt is pleated, the front half (apron) is the made of two overlapping panels. A true kilt is completely handmade. There are some small variations in my version, which I have added for ease of wear, such as adding Velcro across the front of the apron. Kilt with Sash. How to Make a Babydoll Nightie Dress from 2 Men's Shirts. Hands-free book pillow. Hooded Baby Towel. Keyboard Cat. Fur and Suede Winter cloak. Twirly Skirt Tutorial. Burlesque Bustle Skirt. This is the pattern I created to make my bustle skirt.

Burlesque Bustle Skirt

You can use it as is, or change it up a little. These instructions are super detailed, I'm basically walking you through what I learned along the way, so skip ahead if you're comfortable with some of these steps. Decide where you want the waistband to sit - at your waist or hips, and measure that circumference + add a little bit for seams. Starmoss: Doo.Ri Tights. What you’ll need: Patterend lace tights (or leggings), very thin needle, thread, scissors, and a set of beads varying from sizes to colours to shapes.

Starmoss: Doo.Ri Tights

I chose two neutral colours (white and cream/gold), one complimentary (blue), one pot of sequin for the sparkle and a satin pearl pot for texture. Wearing the tights will be the easiest way to apply the beads. Find a patch on the lace where the texture is heavier (on the pattern – the weave is stronger there and should hold the beads better), and slide needle through where you want to start. (Please excuse my chipped nails) Pull the thread out to the necessary length needed for that section (usually 25-30cm) and make a firm double knot. Keep varying between beads and sequins and other decorations – once an area is done, finish with a double knot. Repeat. HAND EMBROIDERY FROM SADALAS.... Another Mexican Peasant Blouse/Dress « Nicely Done. May 14, 2008 by redpajamamama This dress is very different from the older blouse.

Another Mexican Peasant Blouse/Dress « Nicely Done

The seams are unfinished, the yoke is one piece, the fabric is different, and there are no gussets. It is very comfortable to wear and would be easy to reproduce since most of the pieces are rectangles, squares, or variations of squares. The body portion is attached to the yoke with tucks. This gives a slimmer line and is certainly easier to sew. All measurements in the diagrams are WITHOUT SEAM ALLOWANCES, including the neckline turnunder. Following are closeups of the diagram for easier reading: The sleeve length (from top of sleeve to bottom of sleeve) is 5 1/4″ without seam allowances and hem allowances. How to Make a Duct Tape Rose. Rostitchery: make-your-own clothing labels. Ella started preschool a few weeks ago, and i guess all other parents knew this but it was news to me that preschoolers need a lot of stuff. :) one thing we were asked to do is to make sure all her things are clearly labeled, including the spare clothes in her cubby and the things in her emergency bag (more on that in another post). to make clothing labels, i printed out her name and a contact phone number on sheets of fabric that i had treated with bubble jet set 2000.

rostitchery: make-your-own clothing labels

I LOVE THIS STUFF. i have used it many times and i am always pleased with the results. (they don't print out blurry as in this picture--i smudged the phone number in photoshop). when i sew these labels into purchased clothing, i sandwich the existing labels behind my own. ella noticed this, and told me that one of her shirts doesn't scratch anymore. :) i printed the labels with different spacing on each page so i can choose sizes as needed. Usako's sewing stadio. How to sewing.

Usako's sewing stadio

Will you translate Google translation of the subtitles of my video into right words? If you help me, I give you a paper pattern. comic. The Layer Cake Crinoline: A Multimedia Tutorial! Here's how to use this tutorial: 1.

The Layer Cake Crinoline: A Multimedia Tutorial!

Watch the video for an introduction.2. Look at the pattern diagram for the measurements on my crinoline (yours might be different depending on your hip measurement and the length desired).3. Follow the sewing directions. Make a wish tutorial I - the ominous pencil skirt. How to make your own drawers. Well folks I think I have been talkin' about this tutorial for about a year, so I finally pulled it out.

How to make your own drawers

There are millions( ok maybe not millions, but a whole heck of a lot) of variations and add ons but I was trying to do the simplest one first. Materialsthreadsewing machine1 yd stretch elastic or fold over elasticpaper for pattern(paper bag or newspaper)scissorsold t shirt or any knit materialpair of underwear to cut and make pattern from Make your knickers !!

1. Cut or fold your undies so you can make your pattern. 2. Lie the pieces as flat and symmetrical as possible on your pattern paper(I Try to use the manufactured straight edge of my paper as the center fold line, This way I know that line is straight) Trace around your fabric piece leaving about 1/8-1/4 " edge. Fabric Clothing Tags. How to sew a fagoted seam. A fagoted seam is a decorative seam that joins two pieces of fabric together with a space between them and a row of hand stitching. It’s a very pretty detail seen most often in vintage clothing. It’s easy to incorporate this kind of seam into any patterns you make that have a yoke, or any other simple seam.