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Sleeves, Necklines, Collars, and Dress Types I’ve recently ventured into drafting patterns starting from my basic bodice and skirt sloper. The fit issues are minimal, since the sloper is made skin tight. Design ease is added as you go along. I found these reference pictures useful for ideas on basic sleeves, necklines, collars, and dress types. These are from Vogue Sewing, circa 1982. Old Hollywood Glamour ~ Lace Halter Bustier DIY * Black Bustier* Black Lace* Black Satin Ribbon * Needle/Thread/Scissors * Line your lace up with your bustier cups… make sure the pretty edge of the lace in on the outside closest to your arms. Decide how much lace you need by measuring or just eyeballing it and make sure to leave a little extra so the panels can overlap in the center.

Araya Hargate’s Couture Style See more photos of: Read Caption Vogue may earn compensation on these sales through affiliate programs. Circle Knit Shirt Tutorial Post by Raechel of So. I have a favorite shirt. I’ll be honest, it’s probably my favorite because it’s the most comfortable shirt I own, AND my husband bought it for me and he thinks I look cute in it. That’s really all I need. Oh, and it’s a great backdrop for a pretty necklace! How to Plant Cuttings of Potatoes Overview Potatoes are starchy, tasty root vegetables that are easy to start from cuttings of other potatoes. From French fries to scalloped to baked, potatoes have a wide range of uses in many different types of dishes. If you have an area of your garden that has light, deep, slightly acid, well-drained soil, consider starting a potato patch. Even if your soil is not perfect for growing root crops such as potatoes, they can be forgiving and reward you with a decent crop even if their growing conditions are not perfect, according to Seed Savers, an online gardening resource. Planting Potato Cuttings

20 summer outfits you can easily make yourself Every woman has a few old things she doesn’t wear anymore. But it’s such a pity to throw them away! Don’t hurry to put your old shirts and dresses into the depths of your closet — if you add just one small detail, you can give new life to your clothes and make them really trendy. This is exactly why Bright Side collected some tips and tutorials on how you can transform your boring old clothes. Enjoy! Circle skirt calculator – for the drafting of full, half and 3/4 skirts. With bonus grading worksheet! Special Sunday greetings you naked molerats! Since you’re so naked, I thought you might want to make yourselves some nice little circle skirts. And perhaps, like me, you find yourself with little mole rat patterns just a touch on the small side. Grow Carrot Tops: Growing Carrots From Carrot Tops By Jackie Rhoades Let’s grow carrot tops! One of the easiest plants for a young gardener to grow, carrot tops make pretty houseplants for a sunny window and their fern-like foliage is beautiful in an outdoor container garden. Eventually, white lacy flowers will bloom. Growing carrot tops from carrots takes no special equipment and results will be seen in a matter of days – always a bonus when working with kids! First off, a word of caution; when we say you can grow carrots from carrots, we mean the plant, not the root vegetable.

How to Build a 12x20 Cabin on a Budget Building a cabin yourself is much more economical than buying a prefab storage shed. The cost of materials for this build, including doors and windows, was around $2,200, which was about the same price as the install would have been on one of this large size if I’d purchased it from a hardware store. I know this for a fact because six years ago I bought a 12x16 shed from a well-known company close to where I live and it cost $2,000 for them to build it and drop it off. Today that same building would cost $4,200. With such a big price increase I decided that if I wanted to add a cabin to my property I had to build it myself.

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