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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…

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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!…

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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…

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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…

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

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