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September 2011 Blog Posts (4)

The Release of "Maria's Gazebo Dress" Pattern!

Hello Ladies!


I thought you would like to see my latest sewing project!  I am excited to have finally finished the pattern for"Maria's Gazebo Dress",a 1930s style with floaty butterfly sleeves, honeycomb smocking, a gathered skirt and bodice, and fitted belt.  This pattern was inspired by the dress Maria wore for the song "Something Good" (in the "Sound of Music"), and has nearly…


Added by Edelweiss Patterns on September 21, 2011 at 6:47pm — 1 Comment

Fall Palette - Growing 1973 corduroy pants

Yes, you heard me right, they are growing... And here I thought I was pushing it by cutting the pants in a size 38 (a US size 8) which usually fits my bottom half everywhere except my waist... on a skinny day. So anyway, I cut the size 38 but added two inches in the waist. After the second, third and fourth fitting I think I altogether had removed five. Then I added the waistband and tried them on... too big again!…


Added by Ewa Elsa Victoria on September 21, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Fall/Winter Sewing Possibilities 2011

I need a place to keep track of the patterns/fabric that are floating around in my sewing room right now. Starting this month I will be going down to four days a week at work, so I am hoping the extra day off will facilitate sewing a garment a week. If that's at all a reality - here is my running list of potential projects:


Plaid Jumper: Have fabric (thrifted) and…


Added by Megan Eliza on September 2, 2011 at 11:46am — No Comments

The Plaid Suit

I am so happy! I did it! The suit is finished, and I had perfect buttons in my stash already and... boy am I glad this is over, lol. And oh it will be some time until I make something this complicated again...

The facts:


Fabric: Thrifted soft tweed from stash, about 10$, remnants of cotton/linen from stash, less than 1$

Pattern: Classic Chanel style jacket with pockets from German pattern book Mode…


Added by Ewa Elsa Victoria on September 1, 2011 at 6:36am — No Comments

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