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Ultimate List of Free Sewing Patterns. A while ago, when I walked along some vintage store in Manchester, I found some vintage sewing pattern.

Ultimate List of Free Sewing Patterns

They were mainly from the 60′s and 70′s. If sewing is the language of fashion, the pattern should be the books. It recorded different style according to time. Free Sewing Patterns. Read these 16 Patterns Tips tips to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser.

Free Sewing Patterns

Each tip is approved by our Editors and created by expert writers so great we call them Gurus. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Sewing tips and hundreds of other topics. Multi-sized Patterns Most patterns are now printed with several sizes on one sheet. Pick the size range that the majority of your measurements fit into. Museum Tunic + instructions. Well I'm not sure what you were expecting.

Museum Tunic + instructions

When I read my comments from the last post at dinner last night, I cracked up at the notion that some of you assumed that the flier image I showed in the post was the dress I was going for! ROCKER-CHIC. Featured: Purple Label Zip Skirt Everybody’s getting into the rocker-chic zipper skirts.


You will need: 2-way stretch fashion fabric, 45” wide (spandex blend)1 separating zipper (equal to desired skirt length less 1 inch [25mm])India stay tape, ¼” [6mm] wide (approx. the waist measurement + 6” [15 cm])Matching polyester threadSchmetz Stretch Needle®Kraft paper Waist – measure around narrowest part of torso, just above the navel. Hip – measure around fullest part of seat, about 9” [23 cm] below waistline.

Finished Hem Length – measure vertically from waist to desired skirt length. The featured skirt from Purple Label is 19 inches long [48.5 cm] Draw 2 lines vertically and across on kraft paper at a 90° angle. How to Make a Cape. Tutorial: The Jersey Skirt. This skirt is so easy!

Tutorial: The Jersey Skirt

DRESS ME UP, DRESS ME DOWN - Looks. Taking its cue from the title of one of Pedro Almodovar’s films about desire and control, 'Dress Me Up, Dress Me Down' offered SHOWstudio viewers the chance to dress British Model Liberty Ross in a live interactive photoshoot showcasing the Autumn/Winter 2005 collections.


Inspired by live pornographic video chats widely available on the web, 'Dress Me Up, Dress Me Down' shifted control from the image-maker - first to the model, and then ultimately to the viewer. Ross documented herself and her work through a series of galleries and interactives leading up to the shoot in June 2005.

During the editorial itself, the SHOWstudio audience acted as 'virtual stylist' to Liberty Ross, choosing pieces from a wardrobe of garments selected by stylist Jonathan Kaye around nine key themes, but determining their own look for Liberty. Directory of Free Sewing Patterns, Tutorials and Projects. Free online dress patterns for sewing. Explore more websites. Pattern-Making Calculator. 1942—Modern Pattern Design—Chapter 4—Sleeve Patterns. DIY Simple Tufted Headboard. Greetings all, how was your weekend ?

DIY Simple Tufted Headboard

It was rainy and wet here in Northern California, but I say that’s perfect weather for watching football and a good DIY project. You’ve seen tufted headboards in boutique hotels, everywhere in interior decor and in designer bedrooms. Fabric covered headboards are a great way to add an elegant touch to a bedroom with all kinds of different fabrics. MADE: TUTORIAL: Puffed Sleeves. The pitch-forked Harvest Dress is fun on the go.

MADE: TUTORIAL: Puffed Sleeves

With chunky buttons and a knobby-kneed length, today we’ll be featuring it’s PUFFED SLEEVES and Gathered Pockets. Ever wanted to make puff sleeves? Well now you can! Gather your current dress project and let’s get started. Design*Sponge » Blog Archive » sewing 101: making a pouf. Add a burst of color to your room with this crafty pouf!

Design*Sponge » Blog Archive » sewing 101: making a pouf

At 17” wide and 10” deep, it’s large enough to serve as floor seating or a foot stool. (And if you have pets, I have a feeling they may want to make this their new favorite spot!) This project is a little challenging to sew, but it’s not too difficult, so if you’re comfortable with the basics of sewing, give it a try. You can make a colorwheel effect with a range of solid colors, or choose a variety of patterned fabrics for a louder patchwork effect. Leena' PatternMaker Tutorial Web Site.

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Leena' PatternMaker Tutorial Web Site

Nowadays most bras are made with underwires. They are of metal or plastic and are inserted into casings at bottom edge of the cups. Sewing Patterns, Projects, Skills, Tutorials – For People Who Sew. Free Clothes Patterns. Posted on | October 9, 2008 | 7 Comments I originally became interested in patternless sewing, many years ago, because I had a hard time finding patterns in my size. Nowadays, patterns in large sizes abound. Nonetheless, I still love my pattern free sewing.

These patterns generally of three types. One type requires you to take your measurements and draw up the pattern yourself. Colette Patterns Patterns - Colette Patterns 1003 - Colette Patterns Sewing Patterns for - Colette Patterns Pattern Reviews. Vests :. #5017 Vest. Difficulty: * You will need: satin or silk; fusing; 4 buttons; lining. Attention! Fabric consumption varies depending on the size of garment. First of all, print out paper patterns and lay them out at the width of fabric/ knit you plan to use, to see how much fabric you will need. When sewing the garment, pay attention to notches- they must coincide. Vests :. #5016 Tailored vest. Difficulty: ** You will need: gabardine or wool; lining; 3 buttons Attention!

Fabric consumption varies depending on the size of garment. Basic Sloper Patterns: Priceless. Do you own any basic slopers or pattern blocks? Well, if you went to fashion school, you do, and you know how incredibly useful they are. But if you didn’t- well perhaps you don’t have to go to school for this, with the resources available to the sewing community these days. Every single piece of clothing that is not draped is derived from a basic pattern block or sloper. I must stress the importance of creating your own, customized slopers. S Skirt Pattern Calculator. A 60cm long, 50° skirt, made 3cm wider in the waist to allow for darts in the back. Here's a quick pattern calculator that tells you how to make two main arc pieces for a simple flared skirt. It does not consider seams, hems, or seam allowance, but you can figure that out on your own. Instructions Use the 'results' to measure out two identical pieces. Sew the straight edges together, and you've got a skirt!

The 'degrees' you put in will determine how much flare the skirt's got. On the other hand, if you put in more than 180 degrees, the tape measure will go inside the fabric and swing around the top: (click on either image to see full size) The idea is that you can play with the degrees setting to get pattern that fits the fabric you have.

52 Free Dress Patterns. Posted on | November 7, 2013 | 19 Comments.