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First project I conquered pattern matching darts waistbands

First project I conquered pattern matching darts waistbands


Self DraftedFirst project! I conquered pattern matching, darts, waistbands ...

Brunch Blouse|Bitty Brunch Blouse SAL day 7 (finish sleeves/hem)

So this one project means a lot for many future projects, hence the wider impact than a simple pair of capris might imply!

7a) Straighten legs + Add more ease at inseam from knee up + Curvier Back crotch 7b) Right front add 1/2″ more ease above mid thigh with deeper dart

I was both shocked and delighted at the ease of this little trick. Why don't more patterns have these?!! I mean, I know most modern patterns have invisible ...

With right side of waistband to right side of shorts, attach your waistband (as shown in the tutorial). You will sew through 4 layers (1 lining, ...

Make sure that you match the open side seam, the other side seam and the back darts.

Simple Serger Projects

This pattern is one of the most well-written patterns I've ever sewn. The directions are superb and extra clear. This is a more intermediate pattern because ...

For the cowl neck Variation 2, you may find that the waistline at the bodice front seems a little too long for the trouser front's waistline.


Frankly, I'm elated about these capris, even though they just appear to be a simple project at first glance. And technically they kind of are, ...

I disregarded pattern matching as I didn't spot much of a pattern repeat, but realise there is a little mirroring on my bum!

Love Sewing Magazine Annabelle Dress the Little Red Dress project

This is such a well-drafted pattern. Everything fits together beautifully and the final product is just as adorable as the pattern ...

Classic Waistband ...

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#thelittlereddressproject the Little Red Dress project Annabelle dress

I made the dress on the left which has a round neck , sleeveless bodice gathered at the waist , waist band and gathered maxi skirt .

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Sewaholic 1201 Renfrew Top

Making bound buttonholes are always quite a project in themselves, but I also stitched on regular buttonholes for the inside self-facing half of the front, ...

To make these as trousers rather than a jumpsuit was really straightforward. I cut all the trouser pattern pieces as usual and the two waistbands.

I love the finished dress but I will make a few tweaks to my next version. I added just a bit too much length to the bodice.

Cut 1 Main, 1 Lining and 1 waistband. I used 1/4″ swim elastic cut 1/2″ shorter than the measurement in the pattern for the bands.

So that pleat is sewn to the waistband for 4.5", which wraps around more than a sixth of the entire waistline. It also puts a whole bunch of skirt fullness ...

Book Cover of Jessica Marquez - Make and Mend: Sashiko-Inspired Embroidery Projects to

mermaid skirt pattern draft


It may be too heavy for an essentially halter-top dress, but the fabric is perfect for a skirt with a yoga waistband. When I originally constructed ...


Book Cover of Christina Cameli - Step-by-Step Texture Quilting: 65 New

I first saw the pattern for the Ernest Coat about a year and a half ago, when my sewing skills and/or bravery where nowhere near up to the idea of coat ...

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pencil skirt pattern drafting

This particular shorts pattern drew my attention largely because of the super unique details. The pointed shape of the waistband and the neat little darts ...

Any sewer who orders fabric online will know the feeling of anticipation of checking the letter box waiting for a precious package to arrive.

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First off, who needs an FBA? It's going to depend on the pattern you're using, but most Big 4 patterns are drafted using a B-cup bodice and it's rare that ...

last week I finished a pair of pants for my mum (new look 6459)

As there are no darts in this style, just the waist tucks, I decided that instead of making a simple pull-on dress I would add a centre-back zip in case ...

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Crafting for the Home

Sewaholic 1206 Hollyburn Skirt

... the terms of the Project Gutenberg of Australia License which may be viewed online at http://gutenberg.net.au/licence.html To contact Project Gutenberg ...

As my title suggest, I could go crazy with this pattern using up 1 yard of this and 1 yard of that. I could go crazy and probably make shorts that ...

Pin the waistband piece to the trousers top edge, align front and back, match up the side seams. Insert the tab piece short end under the waistband before ...


Now zip up your zipper and gently press from the right side. Done! And woulddya look at that beautifully matched waistline seam?! #score

Pants Fitting Adjustments: Best Tips for Pants Fitting the Sasha Trousers

FriYAY! One more sewing day left and we'll be all done. Today we focus on finishing the sleeves and the bottom hem. Both the women and youth cardigans ...

But I did triumph on the pattern-matching front on the back seam! Behold!

... what I'd used so the pleats and the drape worked even better the second time around. And the border on the fabric worked beautifully on the waistband.

I cannot believe that 2017 is coming to a close and so is my holiday time. Boo. We spent 8 hours in the car today heading back from Colorado to Louisiana.

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The February item for Project Sew My Style was the Saunio Cardigan from Named Patterns. I've thought about making this pattern several times, but it always ...

So those are four of my favourite autumnal patterns, all of which I'm planning to make (or, in some cases, remake) over the coming months.

The prettiest waistband facing ever.

However, I knew this would be the perfect fabric to sew up a vintage pattern I've had on my mind for quite some time!

pencil skirt with panels pattern

Book Cover of Christen Brown - Beaded Embroidery Stitching: 125 Stitches to Embellish with Beads

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Finished McCall 6901. #sewlove #makingpants #imakemyownclothes #m6901 #pantspattern #pantsfitting


M6515 | McCall's Patterns Dress Making Patterns, Pattern Making, Haberdashery Shop, Mccalls Sewing

The pattern has a gently shaped back seam which I nearly missed when cutting out, but I could have used this to get a closer fit for my sway back.


For the Belcarra blouse I had in mind using a double gauze that I purchased some time ago at Telaria, but I wanted to make a wearable muslin first because I ...

To fix this one, I'm going to have to open up the side seams and make a vertical dart basically that takes the bulk out at the armhole and tapers to nothing ...

The neckline variations are made by making a new upper front pattern piece. If the neckline is narrower than the original boatneck, the back piece needs to ...

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For my first project from the parcel, I couldn't resist making another Lady Skater dress. This aqua four-way stretch crepe was just begging to me made into ...

... Sewalongs Vintage Shirt Dress _edit_last 4 _thumbnail_id 15806 Intro to Dressmaking http://localhost/sewoverit-old/?p=17997 Thu, 01 Jan 1970 01:00:00 ...

Holly Jumpsuit Sewalong #10: Zippers, waistlines & waistbands – By Hand London

Tumbling Blocks quilt pattern spread across a RTW white shirt


Kit Two Includes: 2 yards of 60″ wide dark wash denim, 2 yards of 45″ wide acetate polkadot lining, 1 yard lightweight fusible interfacing, 1 matching 9″ ...

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Annabelle Dress the Little Red Dress project #thelittlereddressproject

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Hararei Skirt - Watercolor Dot

"Under a canopy of rose trees, sitting on a marble throne in a posture of meditation was the martial poet Du Fu. The sculpture had once been black but a ...

Quarter both your Loggers and waistband. Slip your waistband over the Loggers, matching right sides together.

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vintage handmade coat bound buttonholes

Solomon, Susan One Heart

panel skirt pattern drafting