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Drafting a Sloper or Pattern Block 4.5: the new Bodice Muslin

Here is the Suzy Furrer bodice in final form on the dress form! Now I have a great set of bodice blocks. I am going to finalize them by fusing with interfacing on the back so they can stand up to a lot of use. 146 more words


T-Shirt Sloper Drafting

I’m trying to make a t-shirt base pattern.

From scratch. Rather than adapting a standard sloper (intended for woven fabric) into a knits sloper, and then adapting that to a basic t-shirt pattern, I just want to start with a knit sloper using my measurements. 366 more words


Drafting a Sloper or Pattern Block Part 4: the Bodice take 2

I was not happy with how either of the blocks had turned out so I talked to a few people about moving on to a Craftsy class. 181 more words


Cosplay: Inuyasha Group

Inuyasha is one of those anime/manga that I grew up with and have since loved. It’s super nostalgic, so cosplaying some of the characters was really fun. 229 more words

Jeans drafted from ready-to-wear

One of my favorite times of the year is the week between Christmas and New Year’s. I love taking a break from work (or at least letting up on work a bit) and focusing on personal fun stuff. 876 more words


Pattern Mods for a Summer Tee

My first guest blog on pattern drafting went live today over on the fabricmartfabric.com blog!

I transformed my Adele Tunic pattern into a raglan sleeve tee and posted the tutorial as part of there summer t-shirt series! 89 more words

Finished Projects

Custom Pattern Drafting and My Version of the Six Napoleon Dress

Mariana of Sew2Pro challenged her fellow bloggers to draft this dress:

I learned about this project from Kate of fabrickated.  Several other sewers from all parts of the world are giving it a go. 1,009 more words