I celebrated Day 6 of self-stitched September (and Labor Day) in red, white and blue! My favorite shirt - stretchy tank with cherries - some slightly refashioned jeans and bare feet. When I put on shoes, it was gardening galoshes and pink flip flops. I really, really...read more
I spent a little too much time today trying to find something, ANYTHING, online that would support my extreme reluctance to cut a lining for my full circle skirt. It was cutting morning. Following my four muslins for Butterick 5333, I pulled out my nice piece of brown...read more
Note! This is the fourth post in a series that addresses the fitting of a fitted shirt with a side zip and a midriff band. To see the first three posts in the series, head to the end of the this post and click the links! Thanks! The fourth (ahem, FINAL!!) muslin is...read more
That's right, I said it. Whack-a-mole. Still working away on Butterick 5333. I got the ease worked out in the midriff area (although I'm liking the silouette a little more when it was a little smaller!) but now there's something wonky going on with the upper bodice....read more
Muslin #2 for the fitted shirt (to go with the full circle skirt) is complete, and there's at least another muslin or two left in this project!! Here's where we were and where we are... Hmmmmm.... not much of a difference!! But there WERE quite few little changes I...read more
A series of unflattering photos Part I… or how I did an FBA on a shirt with a midriff and skirt (Part 1)….
As part of my fall wardrobe plan, I am giving into the lust I have in my heart for the Fall Louis Vuitton line. Especially the full circle skirt and bustier in menswear fabrics. Wonderful!! courtesy elle After searching through patterns I had on hand to find the...read more