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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.

Dragon dress: Garden Part 3 PLUS TUTE! Finally. My Dragon dress!!!! I can't say how much I love this dress. I saw the fabric at the fabric store and knew I had to make a dress. I love the shape of the skirt I wore it to a friends memorial because it reminded me of him and it was a huge hit. Tute:Fabric: I used three yards and had some left over...I'm 6'0 so most people will need a bit less.Zipper: Whatever length you feel comfortable with. *To start measure from your waist (bellybutton or smallest part of your torso) to about how long you want the skirt of your dress to be and add an inch. Fold in half and snip the parts that are a little uneven so you have a nice looking slope. This is the basic shape you want to cut out for the dress top. Measure the widest part of your bust and cut your piece that long. Here are the first set of darts. Close up. The second set of darts. This is around what the new shape should look like after both sets of darts on either side. Find the center of the skirt and the top and the back. Sew across.

the table cloth skirt measure 1"from the top and this is where your zipper top will be. pin your zipper all along (the 6 inches that is left opened) make sure the zipper is facing away from you. and at the bottom of your opening (like 1/4" lower than your opening) place a pin sideways so you can see where you will need to cross over your zipper using a zipper foot, sew down one side (pull pins out as you go) make sure you are sort of close to the inside of your "teeth" of the zipper. when you get to the needle that indicates where the end of your zipper is suppose to be (the blue needle i put sideways), sew over the zipper, back stitch a few times to make sure you make enough of a "barrier" so your zipper will stop. next you want to sew up the other side still close to the zipper. when you get to the top make sure you back stitch. and cut off the extra zipper part on the bottom. the hardest part of the skirt is now done. you've just done a zipper. pat yourself on the back. i do. sew all around the bottom.

Felt Camelia tutorial and pattern | How Joyful Remember when I shared that I wanted to celebrate spring? Well the celebration has begun =] First I am going to share flowers made out of felt. And these particular ones are very easy! I know I am kind of biased with the color combination but all the felt flowers I will be sharing are going to end up in projects for my office so you will see those colors a lot. One of my favorite flowers are Camelias (Spanish name) and even tho just with 2 layers they don’t look much like Camelias if you use 3 or more, it will begin to resemble them =] Download the pattern (You will find 5 different sizes for you to play with! **The download on the left is a PDF format file, so you will need to have Abobe Reader installed on your PC or MAC. This is how I used the pattern. Here you can see a close up of how I sewed the back of my flowers, I left the center open because when you add a lot of layers it’s easier to put the pearl or any other embellishment in the center.

messy dress tutorial In my opinion, every creative and modern gal needs a messy dress- well maybe not every gal- maybe just me? My 35th birthday is this weekend and there will be celebrating which means I need (or want) something new and funky to wear. Since I am on a fashion budget I decided to transform some cheap cotton dresses I found at Target with a little paint and my new favorite toy- the Tulip Fabric Paint Cannon Before I get started I just have to rave for a minute! The reasons I am so excited about this product- a.) it is non toxic and environmentally friendly- yippee!! b.) you can travel with it- great if you are a teacher. c.) it gives you the ability to create spray paint look on fabric (with fabric paint)- something that is challenging when working with wearable and not really possible to do with icky spray paint. d.) you can fill it with your own paint mixture, colors, etc- this I love because you are not limited with color! Ok...back to the project! I started with a plain cotton dress.

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Sewing Pattern: Unisex Boxer Short | Be it a pair of boxer shorts or a pair of sport shorts… it is a perfect gift to celebrate father’s day for this summer! I made this for my hubby. It is from a pattern I copied from his old favorite sport shorts with some modifications on the front pockets. The cutting is perfect, and comfortable to wear too. I should have put this up earlier, but I was stuck with the paper pattern!!! The size is for maximum hip size of 40″, if you need more, just enlarge it. {CLICK HERE to get pattern & tutorial of Unisex Boxer Shorts.} Pages: 1 2 Print / Download PDF

- StumbleUpon First off, I want to say that I absolutely love providing my tutorials and patterns here for free, and for you all to enjoy! I think blogs are a fantastic way to share information and learn from each other. They are a large part of how I learned how to sew myself. I have been asked about selling items using my tutorials, and I’ve usually said no, but felt a little bad about it. So, with that said, I’ve decided I can further both of our causes by starting to sell a Limited Commercial License on some of my patterns / tutorials. What this gives you… You will have permission to sell items made with the tutorials / patterns found here on Craftiness is not Optional (handmade by the purchaser of course, no mass production). One Limited Commercial License = One pattern / tutorial specified. I still retain copyright on the tutorial / pattern itself (which means that you still may not copy the tutorial / pattern itself and reproduce or distribute without permission). Patterns/Tutorials available:

RUFFLED TOP & Weekend designer Featured: Abaete Lauren Top Ever the chic choice, a simple shell blouse is the definitive feminine look. With cascading sleeves and a universally flattering shift shape, this sweet style is a fabulous day-to-evening option. You will need: approx. 2 yds. [2 m] of fashion fabric, 45″[115 cm] wideCoordinating thread1 – hook and eye set Bust – measure just under arm around fullest part of chest. Waist – measure around narrowest part of torso Armhole Depth - measure from top of shoulder to underarm level. Back waist length - measure from nape of neck to waist level. Blouse: Square down from 0 and square across on the pattern paper. 0-1 = back waist length + 2″ [5cm]; square across. 0-2 = armhole depth measurement + ¾” [2 cm]; square across. 0-3 = 2″ [5 cm]; square across Extend distance between 2-3 beyond centerback line by ½” [1.25 cm]. 2-4 = half bust measurement + 2″ [5 cm]. 4-8 = midway 2 and 4 plus 1″ [2.5 cm]; square up and down to locate 9 and 10. Shape back neckline with a shallow curve as shown.

Embroidery Designs at Urban Threads - Projects - StumbleUpon Now it's time to grab that other sock, provided it hasn't disappeared. Don't laugh -- I have about a half dozen socks whose partners have mysteriously vanished. It can happen. Turn the sock inside out and flatten it the other way, so the heel is folded in half. The long front half of the sock is the tail. Before cutting anything, I'll give you a bit of advice I learned the hard way: You'll notice the tail and the arms are the uppermost section. How to make a High-waist corset skirt In this tutorial you will learn how to make the pattern and how to sew together a skirt similar to the one below. You will need-measuring tape-paper (the bigger the better)-pencil-eraser-ruler (as long as possible)-cloth-thread-pins/needles-corset boning - if possible the kind you can actually sew on the cloth.-eyelets-invisible zipper-fusible interfacing-ribbon, lace etc for finishing touches-sewing machine Taking the needed measures: A - waistB - hipC - under bustD - distance from the waistline to the hip-line (it's usually around 18-20 cm / 7,1 - 7,9 in depending on the person)E - distance from the hip-line to the desired skirt length.F - distance between the waistline and the under bust-line (desired height) Making the pattern Start off by creating a box system like you can see in the image below.The distance from point 1 to point 2 is half of your HIP measure ( let's say mine is 95 cm - the distance from 1 to 2 is 47,5 cm for me then). Line nr 4 is the hip line. Okay.

Grand Revival Designs: Pleated Wrap Skirt Tutorial Grand Revival Designs Your email address:Powered by FeedBlitz About More Places to Find Me My Photos Blogs to visit Design Places Choosing fabric: weight vs. drape {click to enlarge, and feel free to repost!} Weight and Drape Most of us understand the concept of fabric weight. Even neophyte seamsters can tell the difference between a heavy fabric like denim or a wool coating vs a light fabric like silk crepe or chiffon. I think the concept of drape is a little more elusive. But drape is often confused with weight. To illustrate, I made the chart above of several natural fiber fabrics. Choosing Drape and Weight When you choose a fabric for your sewing project, ask yourself these questions to decide on an appropriate weight: Should my fabric be sheer or opaque? And to decide on an appropriate amount of drape: Will the fabric have enough drape to flow the way I want? Test for Drape To test for drape, unroll a little fabric from the bolt and gently drape it over something (other bolts of fabric work, or you can drape a little around your neck or waist if your fabric store has a mirror).

sewing 101: roller blinds I love roller blinds for their functionality (privacy and light blockage are there when you want it, gone when you don’t), but they’re not always the most exciting thing to look at. (Plain sheet of white vinyl? Snore.) But here’s a simple way to snazz up the situation — sew your own, using a hacked purchased blind as a base. I think fabric blinds have a minimalism that’s really chic, and they allow you to use bold prints that could be too much in a full-on curtain. CLICK HERE for the full roller blind how-to after the jump! What You’ll Need: heavy-duty roller blinds (including necessary hardware to hang them) medium-weight fabric (determine how much you’ll need in Step 2) all-purpose thread to match your fabric measuring tape sharp scissors L-square or yard stick OR cutting mat, rotary cutter and straight edge iron sewing machine double-sided tape (optional) 1. Sturdy, medium-heavy fabrics (such as light canvas, cotton twill or decor-weight cottons) work best for this project. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

The Convertible "Infinity" Dress: How it almost defeated me, and ... I made this thing. It’s pretty cool. It’s a convertible dress that’s basically a circle and two straps, so it’s really easy, inexpensive, and crazy versatile. It’s been around forever and everyone seems to love it (in fact, part of the reason I’m posting this is to answer some questions for people I’ve run into), and I can hardly believe how close I came to not making it at all. I first found the instructions at a blog called rostitchery, and then I came across a second set at Cut Out + Keep. So I bought some material, spread it out in the living room, cut out my pieces, and… …stopped. I didn’t understand the next step. Turn the skirt inside out? And what’s this about making them overlap each other? There’s, like, a band of fabric involved? What? I figured I was just being thick. So I folded up my circle and my straps and I put it all back in the bag it came in. And I went upstairs to watch TV. I was wearing my new dress after about half an hour. Select a stretchy knit with spandex in it.