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1930s Sew-along with Norma: Checklist for proofing the drape

Here is the checklist I’ll use when proofing the drape for the dress I’m making as part of the 1930s Sew-along with Norma.  Once the drape is fully corrected I’ll then transfer it to patternmaking paper.  866 more words

1930s Sew-along With Norma

Duchess Kate: "Lovina" coffee-coloured sheath dress by Roksanda Ilincic

This is the “Lovina” dress made in a custom lilac-tinged coffee-coloured fabric for the Duchess of Cambridge. It is a simple knee-length dress with an asymmetric draping at the bodice and short sleeves. 39 more words

Duchess Kate Fashion

May 12, 18, and 21: More Workshops at Artsmiths!

Happy Mothers Day weekend, everyone!

As I said in my last post in April, I sure had a great time teaching at The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh… 612 more words


1930s Sew-along with Norma: Draping a sleeve--an adventure into the unknown


Greetings to Norma of SheSewsYouKnow and all followers of the 1930s Sew-Along. This was a week of many developments and I’m happy to say the drape is completed. 932 more words

On-Line Sewing Guides And Tutorials

The Photoshoot Part 2

So last friday i rallied the troops (me, Dan and Alex.) to finally do a photoshoot for my garment for the chaos module (4AA011) to say that we had a good time would be an understatement. 247 more words

Year 1, Semester 2

April Recap: First Classes at Artsmiths

Some days I think to take photos, other days I don’t. I can find no pattern at all to which is which!

But, whether or not I remembered at any point to stop and take photos, I want to say how much I enjoyed my first month of teaching at… 786 more words

Fine Silver