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Dixie DIY: indie pattern company (my finished hot cocoa sweater pattern as it looks in Adobe Illustrator) Ok ladies and gents, get ready to roll up your sleeves and dig in. We're getting deep into the seething underbelly of this pattern drafting thing.

70 Free Lingerie Sewing Patterns : 70 Free Lingerie Sewing Patterns Posted on | November 12, 2009 | 12 Comments Free lingerie sewing patterns are hard to find on the internet. Sewing Patterns, PDF Sewing Patterns, Sewing Videos Sewing Patterns, Easy Online PDF Sewing Patterns and Sewing Videos, for Beginners, the Best Sewing Pattern Downloads. Unless otherwise stated, all patterns are drafted in sizes 6-22 This is probably about the simplest form of garment you can imagine for your wardrobe.

Make your own abaya! part1 « Clouddragon As the muttawa have been confiscating abayas with colour in Riyad, I would like to support my friends over there by posting some very simple abaya designs. Any idiot can make these ;) Besides, I’m getting a lot of search-engine terms on ”how to make abaya” and I don’t want to disappoint. For those visitors; don’t look too much at my other posts, you might be shocked… So, three dead-easy abaya designs, very suitable for your own decorations, which will be in the next part. Tutorials Some of the more recent tutorials may not yet appear here - please CLICK HERE for those. Happy DIY'ing! How to Use Quarter Scale Patterns in Design Clothing Patterns 101 › Basic Pattern Drafting Techniques › How to Use Quarter Scale Patterns Small-sized patterns allow you to experiment without the use of cumbersome, full-sized patterns. (The images, above, are much smaller than a true quarter scale - get a printable set of the dress patterns or pant patterns (by clicking the blue links), glue them to cardstock, and use them over and over again!)

Stretch fabrics and fit Recently, I received an email from Carole. Carole just got herself a brand new Wiggle skirt pattern and she had a question: “Does this pattern really need a fabric with 50% stretch? Would it work with a fabric that has 20% stretch? Would I have to use a larger size to compensate for the difference in stretch, or add some ease to the pattern?” Free Islamic Patterns Welcome to my homepage. Here you will find diagrams and directions for making a few essential Islamic clothing items.They are free for you to print out and use. Simple Caftan A short-sleeved caftan Shoulder-Style Abaya A simple and practical closed abaya Niqab Three patterns—all easy to make Abaya The classic one-piece open abaya—drapes from the head to the toes Khimar The basic wrist-length khimar Chador This pattern requires 60" wide fabric.

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Applying Golden Section Concepts to WW2 Suits « 3 Hours Past the Edge of the World I’m making the View 2 Jacket from Advance 2960 for Sherry’s RTW Tailoring Sewalong. Thanks to miserly cutting, I (probably) have enough fabric left to make a slim skirt. I already have an a-line skirt with an inverted front pleat so I won’t use the pattern’s skirt. Besides I feel a desire to stretch my drafting muscles a little. Some of you may remember my first post on Golden Ratio and how it may apply to sewing: “Sometimes in the course of garment construction or design, the sewist must make a seemingly arbitrary decision about… length, {or} depth… A poor judgment call on one of these seemingly random decisions can render the garment dowdy or ridiculous… The ancients faced a similar problem in architecture, and artists often turn to the golden ratio in their work.

Sewing Stuff - free sewing patterns Everything Else Nov 2005 curtains, shades, pillows, cushions, etc Waverly Curtains archived mostly extremely strange dolls Doll Maker's Journey clothing, aprons, baby things, crafts, dolls, curtains, bed spreads, toys, etc Sewing.About baby things, bridal, charity, dolls, clothing, sewing organizers, curtains, bedspreads, pillows, purses, kid's stuff, pet stuff, etc Sewing.org

well-suited: Pattern Puzzle - The Pocket Drape Last Saturday we all enjoyed a fab conversation about the #PatternPuzzle. As a bonus Julie's friend, Lynn Hoffman, shared a fashion history connection with our puzzle and an 1880's polonaise jacket. When posting the sketch of the puzzle I included images of the historic reference. It is interesting to see how Lynn made the pattern shape connection with the drape and waterfall of these historic garments. Asymmetric skirt This is the first adaptation from my Basic Pencil skirt pattern I made a few weeks ago. It’s all about showing you how easy it can be to start from there and create the skirt of your dreams. I like asymmetric shapes but as keeping it easy is always my intention, I used a draped front you can close with hooks.

Be My Baby Pattern Wrap yourself up in the Be My Baby's warm embrace this winter. This non-bulky sleeve-sweater hybrid has the simple shape and form of a scarf and at the same time the practical functionality of a sleeve. Super cozy and comfy, the Be My Baby is ridiculously multi-functional. Pair it with a top for effortless style on milder days or wear it under your winter coat to stay extra warm.

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