Tag Archives: Muslin

Wrap skirt muslin musings

I love wrap skirts and this looks like a good basic from which I can make a variety of weights and styles for summer/winter or in between.  Perfeck. I’ve muslin’d it up in calico and am now mulling about the … Continue reading

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Simplicity in a bed sheet

I am in the process of making this lovely little dress using a bed sheet. I should mention that I am making a muslin only, therefore please reset any expectation that the dress will look anything like the pretty little … Continue reading

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BurdaStyle 04-2011-104

My BurdaStyle pants are all calico’d up and ready to check.  No alterations done yet and they are without fly front zipper or pockets. Oh, apologies for the creases – I wore them while setting up for the pictures. Overall … Continue reading

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More creases and wrinkles

Here’s the bodice so far, with some alterations/hacks started. It is an improvement on the first version.  Progress hey?  Here’s what I did: Removed 5/8″ seam allowances from the neckline and armscye.  The neck still looks a little high so … Continue reading

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Wrinkles and creases

And here finally in all its wrinkled unaltered glory is the size 12 bodice block on me. Man my right arm looks weirdly enlarged in the rear view pic…. but ignore that as best you can.  Also please note that … Continue reading

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A hoodie for the kids – BS 07/2010/139

I’ve managed to knock another garment off my pile – a hoodie for the kids.  Actually a muslin because I haven’t done a hoodie before nor an open ended zipper.  Though most importantly I didn’t trust myself yet to break … Continue reading

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What I didn’t tell you about the #135 muslin

I am actually embarrassed to say that I let mum take the #135 muslin to wear on her trip.  She pleaded and said she didn’t mind the little things.  I am not happy with the trousers not enough for them … Continue reading

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#135 muslin is near enough done

Look!  Isn’t it pretty?  Yeah, well no. Oddly enough I’m relatively happy with the muslin anyway as we got the fit sorted out with only minor tweaks.  I just wish I had engaged my brain a little more while sewing … Continue reading

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