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″ Aladdin Pants Sewing Pattern and Tutorial I made these pants because I wanted something fun and a little different from the pants leggings pants routine of my daughter's wardrobe. My first attempt left something to be desired, so I tried again. This time I love how they turned out. I also love this hearts and flower baby cord that I got from Joann's. I didn't realize it at the time, but its just perfect for the Valentine's Day.
The promised tutorial Here it is! This is another of my tutorials for knits, for which you need to use an existing fitted t-shirt pattern as a base. I think most people will have one or more of those in pattern stash, and if you don't, you can always go and get Burdastyle's Lydia. I'm using my knit sloper, which has more waist shaping than Lydia. As ever, I recommend using a tried and tested pattern as a start for alteration. Unlike most other cowl neck designs, mine has a standing collar at the back which adds even more drape to the front.
Missie Krissie: Tutorial: how to make vintage lace flowers... Is it possible to have too much lace? (The one below looks small- it's not, it's huge!) *Scoff* No way!But when one does have so much lace, one should find projects to do with it. I don't know if everyone already knows how to do this but I can't find any tutorials for it on the web. I wanted to make some pretty flowers for little clippies but quickly realised they could be used for anything. Fresh Off the Bolt: The Bella Dress: Free PDF Pattern and Tutorial Yeppers- I actually finished cleaning up my Bella dress pattern last night so that I could share it with you today! I originally hand-drafted the pattern when I first made it but I would've been too embarrassed to share that ugly mess with you so I worked for a few hours on Illustrator to get it all prettified for all you sewing enthusiasts! This is my first pattern I'm offering for free and it's made to my daughter's specific measurements. She's a small 4T with a 19" waist. The finished waist on the dress measures approximately 22" for a comfortable but not too loose fit on her. Okay- so once you've downloaded, cut and taped your pattern together, let's go through a quick tutorial on how to put it together!
low-cost bamboo housing in vietnam by H&P architects apr 08, 2013 low cost bamboo housing in vietnam by H&P architects vietnamese low cost housing by H&P architectssix member family developed by vietnamese H&P architects, the low-cost housing project is situated in a flood-stricken region that receives extreme temperatures year-round. meeting the basic residential needs of a residential dwelling, the building will be assembled using minimal components and bamboo module units. secured using anchors, ties and solid connections, the structure will be strong enough to float in floods. built with local materials such as bamboo, leaves and recycled oil containers, the concept combines traditional architectural characteristics to distinguish the exterior fabric. costing just under 2000USD per unit, the plan allows for mass-production, and the ability for villagers to build themselves. eight member family perspective
23 Free Multi-sized PDF Sewing Patterns for School Need a few new free sewing patterns for kids or just a little inspiration for your back to school sewing? I’ve rounded up over 35 Free Multi-Sized PDF Sewing Patterns that are perfectly school appropriate to share with you today! And the best part? All of these tutorials come with multiple sizes mast have downloadable sewing patterns!
contiguous [the series 7] seelie pattern : seelie by me yarn : recycled cotton (white) needles : us 8 so here is what the sweater came out looking like. i got bored with the stockinette and buttonholes half way down and switched to just garter for the bottom of the sweater. buttons are from my stash. they are size 1 inch. Marshmallow Swirl Mash-Up Tutorial Note: Please read this listing carefully before downloading. This tutorial will allow you to create a mash up of two of our favorite patterns. You will need to use the pattern pieces of the Peppermint Swirl Dress PDF Pattern for girls, and the Marshmallow Dress & Tunic PDF Pattern. The pattern pieces for both the bodice and the skirt are not included in this tutorial; this tutorial only covers how to mash up these two patterns. Are you ready to get creative? The ever so popular Peppermint Swirl Dress PDF Pattern has been used many, many times to create the most amazing frocks every girl would remember forever.
Free Pattern Friday! Hooded Cowl Hi everybody! With Halloween coming I couldn’t resist the urge to make something costume related, so while this isn’t a plush I hope you all might still enjoy it! It’s a cozy hooded cowl dressed up either like a dragon or a unicorn. Paired with a warm coat or a fuzzy sweater I think it would be the perfect thing to keep you cozy and cute while trick-or-treating. It includes sizes from baby up to large adult so everyone in the family can have one! And if you’re not into the hooded cowl look, you can use the dragon or unicorn parts for a hoodie or scoodie or anything else with a hood! The Fairy Tale Cape – This Blog Is Not For You This stylish double-breasted cape has a large hood which drapes wonderfully around the head and gives the cape a romantic and fairytale-like appearance. This cape will keep you warm and comfy, while looking like a diva. It can be combined with a variety of outfits – cute dresses, pencil skirts or skinny jeans and high heels.The simple cut of the cape is the secret of its graceful lines and incredibly chic look.Depending on the choice of fabric it can be worn as a cardigan or coat.The simple cut also allows for a range of variations. You can remove the hood, add buttonholes or arm slits, alter the hemline and play around with different fabrics and patterns. This pattern has been made for you in a lovingly detailed manner. It includes hand illustrated step-by-step instructions, cutting layouts, information about notions, fabric requirement and directions on printing & assembling the PDF pattern.