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Wild boars and chevron pockets

Its Kid’s Clothes Week which means I’ve committed to spending an hour a day making clothes for my children, which fits in nicely with my commitment to H to make her a vampire bat costume and a few birthday makes for S. 315 more words


Pleated skirt and bloomers with detachable braces

This project has been on my to-sew pile since the beginning of September when I was sketching out ideas for winter clothes for S. I actually bought the flecked grey material for making… 199 more words


Velvet Cowl Dress

Hi All,

After the success of my cowl skirt I thought I’d give sewing a dress version a go, so that’s exactly what I did. I used the same pattern pieces I used for my skater dresses (my default patterns for stretch knit bodices) this time I drafted longer sleeves. 389 more words


What Every Ostomy Company Must Do Right Now

Dear every ostomy company:

Let me tell you how to add more value to your products for less than $100,000 without changing a single thing about those products. 467 more words


I seriously need to learn to pattern draft...

Nevertheless, the outcomes from copying my old clothes have yet to fail me.

Unfortunately, a seemingly simply outfit takes considerably longer to complete due to all the alterations. 13 more words


Flaming Cowl Skirt

Hi All,

I finally got around to making a cowl skirt pattern after botching it up the first time 4 years ago in college, I was really put off by it. 410 more words


Ecclesiastical Vestment Pattern Making

There has been a lot of talk about Ecclesiastical Embroidery here on Ecclesiastical Sewing. So for today, it is time to turn my attention to the actual sewing part of Ecclesiastical Sewing.  274 more words

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