Pattern Adjustments and Mock-ups To me this is the annoying and tedious part of sewing, but once it is done we will have a bodice pattern that fits and we can use for various projects. If you already have a block pattern by all means use it. I’m starting from the beginning because this is… Read More Kirtle Sew-Along: Measurements and Adjustments
Since getting The Queen’s Servant’s I’ve been coveting the pointed hood with a sort of fiendish glee, it also might be an under layer to the strange headdress in Holbein the Younger’s drawing. A month ago I scaled up the pattern and made a mock-up. It was huge, it devoured my head. I have a normal… Read More The Queen’s Servants Pointed Hood, or my Induction into a Secret Gnome Society.
I’ve been sick the past week with one of those hit you in the face colds, I haven’t been able to sew or do much else. It is finally clearing up and I can sit at the computer without a sinus headache starting every ten minutes. Stuff on my summer sewing list: Final bits… Read More Sewing Projects on my Plate
As requested, I finally got done editing and doing the voice over for the tutorial I shot back in September. I hope everything makes sense and it isn’t too boring!
Working on the sleeves a bit more, I’m getting close!
A few days ago I was catching up on the posts over at Fashion-incubator and saw that the site owner, Kathleen Fasanella had given a nice review of the book “Patternmaking in Fashion step by step”. (And because of the title I have had the New Kids on the Block song stuck in my head.… Read More I am waiting with bated breath