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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. High hip – measure around pelvis approx. 4″ [10 cm] below natural waist. Back waist length – measure from nape of neck to natural waist. Armhole depth – measure drop from shoulder to armpit level. Shoulder – measure length of shoulder. Back width – measure across shoulder blades from armhole to armhole. Neck size - measure around base of neck. Dart Width Opening – 2 ¾” [7cm]. Square down from 0; square halfway across the paper. 0-1 = 5/8″ [1.5 cm]. 1-2 = armhole depth + 3/16″ [0.5 cm]; square across. 2-3 = half of bust + 2″ [5 cm]. Back Front

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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. Those copied from full-sized patterns were scanned in at 1/2, 1/4 or 1/8 of the original size as indicated on each piece. They can be printed out and enlarged on a photocopier, projector, digitally, or by hand. The scale in inches is also given on each piece, in case they do not print out true to size.

His & Hers Pajama Shorts Jazz up your jammie-time with these adorable sleep shorts. There's one pair for Him with a drawcord and pocket, and one pair for Her with kicky ruffles and a satin bow. We show you how to make a pattern using an existing pair of your favorite shorts. Pineapple Costume for Halloween Here we have it folks, the final DIY costume of the 2013 season. And, yep, I’m going out with a classic Studio DIY fave… a pineapple! You may not think it, but this is the PERFECT last minute costume that is easy to make, and brings a whole lot of impact! If you can find yourself some green poster board and a toilet paper roll, you’re all set! I’m pretty obsessed with how this turned out, if I do say so myself, kinda wishing I could wear it every day…

Grandma’s Skirt to Blouse Let me begin with my inspiration. While skimming vintage ads I ran across this: You Will Need: 1. Fabric (Mine measured 56×34 inches. Lace Up Heels (no eyelets!) I actually have 2 possibilities today, so that's exciting. Also, sorry my lighting is slightly off, still figuring out how to work this camera. Materials: heelsduct tapescissorsglueribbon (coordinating color, but if you're daring...a fun color!) untitled This is another one of those - bubbling inside my head - patterns. I have seen many version of this skirt, in various sew and shows online and in stores too. I had always wanted to make one, but circular cuts kind of make me nervous. Finally I couldn't ignore the tiny voice in my head and thought- at the most I'll waste some fabric and an hour ( yeah its that simple...I don't know what I'm afraid of really) let me just go ahead and do it. So I did some calculations in my head, got off my butt and started cutting. Less than an hour later I had this skirt.

di yesterday i went up to salt lake to the ABC channel 4 studios and filmed a live segment for the Good Things Utah show. first time ever on tv and let me tell you it was totally cool! (but it still stressed me out...) i went into the green room to wait until it was time for me to set up. there on the wall was the 10 foot poster with the Lost cast. i set up a table with beautiful wool beads and little dishes of supplies with all the steps ready to show the felt bead rings from my book. i had only just got a mike on and stepped behind the table when the camera man said '10 seconds and you're live' i thought ok, here it goes. i decided to post a tutorial here so you can make one of the felt bon bon rings from the show for yourself. lay your circle template over the wool bead to choose the size then trace the circle onto the back of a piece of felt with a pencil or a water soluable marker.

Sew Delicious: The Peggy Skirt - Tutorial We are currently working our way through Season 4 of Mad Men: Season 4 One of my favourite things about the show is the fantastic costumes. The episode I watched the other night had Peggy wearing a striking blue dress with red pleats. DIY Chanel Pearl Hairpins This week’s DIY, requested by a reader, was inspired by the abundant and delightful use of pearls in Chanel‘s Spring 2012 Collection. Though I’m usually not the biggest fan of pearls, I actually fell in love with the way Karl affixed them along the back of necks and pushed oversized ones into loose updos. His modern interpretation of the underwater gem just goes to show that pearls can be worn any day, at any age!

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Circular Vest One circle of fabric makes a vest that highlights both sides of a special fabric. Choose a fabric that looks good on both sides. Jack Deutsch Sloan Howard Photo: Jack Deutsch