Tag Archives: muslins

Forest, Trees and BurdaStyle 10/2012 #116

Sewing my way through multiple muslins to fit BurdaStyle 10/2013 #116 was at times very frustrating, but it was also a pretty interesting process.  Interesting now that hindsight has edited out the worst of the swearing and sulking! I have … Continue reading

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Just No!

Ooo ugly no?  Yeah well I should have known really.  They are just leggings but with a zip and darts.  What?!  These are particularly awful as they are an unaltered size 38 and fit very very badly indeed but even … Continue reading

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Stretchy stretchiness

I have just discovered wool ponte and love the stuff.  There is an element of quiet luxary in it’s drape and the softness of the weave.  Very nice. Wool ponte is a fabric I have read about often since discovering … Continue reading

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Butterflies and thread tracing, if you will

These were taken today after much cajoling as we completely forgot to take pics on the day.  The girls would NOT face the camera so I’m afraid you’re going to have to imagine the front of the dress, and the … Continue reading

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I knew it

Guess what, I am a non-standard body shape.  Oh My God! Hah.  My point actually is that until this week I had been dithering about where to begin with my mission to learn to fit garments to my oddball body … Continue reading

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