Monthly Archives: June 2012

Tee with a twist

Batting off   Tomoko Nakamichi’s inspiring patterns, I’ve drafted a pattern with twisted side seams for the next one in this mini series of getting T shirts which fit. The fabric is another from the sale rail in Myrtille, and … Continue reading

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T shirt variation

A tee shirt drafted to be shaped. The fabric, a rather nice quality cotton jersey, in black and white fine stripes,  is from Myrtille who were having a sale. It was hard to photo without moiré, but looks pretty good … Continue reading

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Vogue 2946 morphed, skewed, tucked, finished!

Not much left to say really. I’m finally over it.  

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Neckline fillers

Another quick update from yesterday on Vogue 2946 and its lowlowlow neckline. Next I tried pinning a skewed bias cut piece – not really a ruffle because it wasn’t gathered. I pinned it to the front only, just to see … Continue reading

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Skewed ruffle

Quick update today. I’m trying the skewed ruffle idea to fill in the neck. This is the first effort, pinned on.  Maybe a bit over the top?I’ll try a less fluffy version.

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Vogue 2946

Still undecided about the neckline on this, but have pushed on regardless. The flounce edges were finished in the way suggested by the pattern instructions, turning over a small hem and edge stitching, trimming away close to the stitching and … Continue reading

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Vogue 2946 fleur du mal

This blouse should be lounging decoratively on the left bank sipping black coffee and oozing cogito ergo sum with a fascinated philosopy student or three, or lounging indecorously as the fleur du mal of a besotted poet quaffing absinthe at … Continue reading

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