August is meant for relaxing and hanging out on the porch. At least, that’s what we had in mind for this skirt. It’s about as easy to sew as a skirt can be, since it’s made from a single width of fabric.
◘ 26 du Otona no couture One piece smock blouse (livre 5 chez les JCA) ◘ Les plis sont un bonheur à coudre, surtout si on choisit un voile de coton, fin, très fin, blanc, bien blanc, et vraiment, vraiment fragile. Et que par conséquent, on décide de ne pas marquer les plis au crayon - l'horreur si ça marque trop -, mais de les épingler (bâtir, moi ?).
This pattern really attracted me right away - not so much because of the final shape of the pants, but because of the simplicity of the pattern.
I finished my part of this ensemble yesterday morning, wore it to a party that night, and got generally good feedback.
Now, the next part is not really an exact science.
I really hope you aren't going to kill me...but this is probably the one week out of the whole competition where I do not have a complete tutorial.
I love me some lace! I wanted to make myself a little something pretty while I'm in the middle of making a bagillion gifts and things for an upcoming craft fair. In its former life it was an old frilly lace grandma curtain -- ruffles, big bow tie backs, the whole gaudy shebang.
First of all, I was quite overwhelmed by all the lovely comments I got on the yellow hoodie! Thank you so much!
Difficulty: Intermediate. It's based on the Drapedrape dress no 7, and it has the same 'what am I looking at here' feel to it.
I did not plan to do another tute so quickly, it just sort of happened....and this idea came to me. I used to lose my embroidery needles all the time, I'd put one down to re-thread it, and then get side tracked.
Read that out loud three times fast. (Go ahead...
This top was my birthday present to Rosalie.
I am SO excited about this project and tutorial. I planned and schemed about it for like weeks before I bought the fur and sweater vest. It's so cool!
This tutorial's pretty short, but I know I always appreciate even the quickest of how-tos!
As promised, here is a tutorial for making a cowl collar that has been "Spiraled" so that it drapes in lovely gentle folds that hide the neckline seam, rather than just "flopping down" in the front.