pattern drafting You need 1 18″ reversible nylon closed zipper2.5 yds. of shell fabric, 60″ wide1.5 yds. of liner fabric, 60″ wideCoordinating thread1 roll of kraft paper or pattern-making papper1 tracing wheel On a sheet of kraft paper, draw a straight line about 2″ from the edge along the length. In the middle of this line, mark point 1. 2 from 1 = 29″ A Collection of Free Historical Costume Patterns 57 0ShareNew Looking for patterns for your next dress? Skip that trip to the store. There's a whole slew of patterns, designs, and tutorials made by the seamstresses of the past—and Artemisia Moltabocca has already done the heavy lifting of collecting them for you.
Aluminum Can Ornaments Thank you for visiting Little House in the Suburbs. Please subscribe and you'll get great simple living tips and how-to articles delivered to your inbox, for free! Today’s post began where so many of our posts seem to originate: The Recycling Bin What you need: sewing 101: zippered throw pillows Next up in our learn-to-sew series: throw pillows! Throw pillows are another fantastic way to incorporate cute textiles and DIY flair into your home without a great investment of time or money. If you’ve ever gone into a fabric store and wanted to buy everything because it’s just all so gorgeous, then pillows are a great way to put those fabrics to work in your decor.
DOUBLE-BREASTED WAISTCOAT Featured: Vest by Moloh A beauty in this double-breasted shawl-collared waistcoat from Moloh. You will need: 1 yd. [0.9 m] of fashion fabric, 54″ [150 cm] wide 1 yd. [0.9 m] of bemberg® satin lining, 45″ [115 cm] wide1 yd. [0.9 m] of fusible interfacing, 24″ [60 cm] widecoordinating thread18 half-ball shank buttons, 13mm diameter [line 20]kraft paper Bust – measure under arms over fullest part of chest. Waist – measure around narrowest part of torso at the navel. Free Patterns Menu: Period Clothing Patterns and Cutting Diagrams - The Ladies Treasury of Costume and Fashion Period Clothing Patterns and Cutting Diagrams IMPORTANT: Notes On Using Our Patterns These patterns are reproduced from original period patterns and from cutting diagrams found in English, French and American publications of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Vintage Patterns Vintage Patterns by Reconstructing History aren't just copies of original patterns like all the others. We re-draft our originals in 11 modern sizes. We expand the instructions so the modern seamstress can easily work with them. We print them on sturdy 20# bond paper so they won't fade away like the old tissue paper patterns.We include historical notes about the fashions of the time so you know how the garment was originally worn. Click below for a video demonstrating why Reconstructing History Vintage patterns are better: And as always, we back up every purchase with our Help Line to answer any questions you may have. DIY Design Community « Keywords: threadbanger, halloween, costumes, how-to How to make a Strait Jacket! To start the Strait Jacket, you will need two cream colored button down shirts, one bigger than the other. You will also need 6-8 black or dark brown leather belts. (try to use belts with thinner, smoother leather)
Macarons Just can’t help for not sewing these sweet little macaron coin purses when one of Craft Passion’s Facebook fans showed them to me. Thanks to XYZZhandmade for her inspiring handmade and some tutorial links in Japanese, this, this, this and this. No, I can’t read Japanese but I can guess from the pictures on how to sew it. Here is the English version of tutorial on how to sew this macaron coin purse where I have added more details in the sewing. The space inside the coin purse is quite limited but good enough to place some small jewelries like ear rings, rings; may be to keep some small coins, folded money; a place to keep small piece of note that wrote your shopping list and reminder etc.
Greenberg: Godey's Lady's Book: Fashion, Dress Instructors, Work Godey's Lady's Book Included in every Lady's Book were several pages devoted to fashions, dress patterns for women and children, as well as many patterns and instructions for "work": crotchet, knit, needlework, etc. This is a list of all such images available at this site to date, linked to the images themselves. "Thumbnails" of these images that also link to the large images, are available through the Fashions & Patterns page. Note: In order to make these images more useful to those who would like to use the patterns to construct garments I have scanned them larger than original size and have digitally enhanced them, where necessary, to make measurements more readable. As a result they are rather large images, averaging 100K compressed and uncompressing to an average of 500K.
A list of free historical costume patterns including medieval, Elizabethan and Victorian patterns. Free Patterns Menu: Period Clothing Patterns and Cutting DiagramsVictorian and Edwardian era jacket, suit, shirt, skirt, petticoat, and bodice patterns for women, men, and children. Adapting the Elizabethan Lady's wardrobe for lower class useGeneral instructions for an apron, neckcloth, partlet and flat cap with .pdf pattern downloads. Diderot’s Tailors and Seamstresses in his Ground Breaking EncyclopediaPeriod pattern for an 18th century French Robe Franciase. Free corset patternsFree .zip file download of six different corset patterns. 1911 Corset Sew AlongA free Edwardian corset pattern and instructions in sew-along style. 15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel Wise Bread Picks I discovered witch hazel in college. I was not exactly the owner of the clearest skin in Britain, and dabbing a little witch hazel extract on my blemished skin stopped me enduring a mountain of abuse. But there are way more uses for this shrub than clearing up spotty skin. (See also: The Avocado Face Mask and Other Natural Beauty Experiments)
Le monde des tutoriels de couture meilleurs dans aucun ordre particulier. Alina's Adventures sew everything A P indicates a printable tutorial or pdf pattern. An F indicates a personal favorite. PET CARECatnip fish toy (Martha Stewart)Clothespin apron (Pick Up Some Creativity)Cool and cozy pet bed (Sew4Home)Country gent dog coat with pattern (Craftzine)Collapsible travel dish (Craft Stylish)Color spectrum pet bed (Design Sponge)Custom-fit doggy coat (Pretty Little Things)Dog leash (The Purl Bee)Embellished doggy sweater (Miss Lovie)Fabric dog coat pattern (Cut Out & Keep) PFabric pet bed (Inspiration & Realization)Fabric pup tent (CasaSugar)Family connection writing center (Craftzine)Fleece dog bed (Dog Under My Bed)Pet pouches (The B Line)Sweater dog toys (Craft Stylish)Squeaky doggie bone (Laura Griffin)Water resistant doggy coats (Martha Stewart)