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Course Practise: Extended Body

Today we were learning about making padded extended bodies. Extended bodies can include things like pregnancy bumps, muscle suits and hunch backs.

We were asked by our tutor to bring in a picture of the extended body that we wanted to create. 399 more words


Adding Variety to My Favorite Knit Top

One of the great hands-on workshops I attended at last summer’s ASG Conference was Jennifer Stern-Hasemann’s half-day class called “Beyond the Boatneck.” Jen is a great teacher as well as an excellent designer and patternmaker. 1,392 more words

Design Elements

Silly mummy put my cape on backwards

SO last weekend I finally made my littlest man some bibs. Very basic and all the same, but 10 bibs in an afternoon and at a cost of about $30 for the lot, not too bad. 549 more words

Baby Wear

Ang Pao Clutch Tutorial Part 2: Assembling the Clutch

This is a continuation of my last post, so make sure you have followed all the previous instructions first! 538 more words

Sewing Projects

Ang Pao Clutch Tutorial Part 1: Preparing the fabric pieces

So, if you read my last post, I had made a PDF pattern for an Ang Pao Clutch. In this post, I’ll write a tutorial which will hopefully lead you step-by-step in creating your own clutch. 581 more words

Sewing Projects

Ang Pao Clutch Pattern

This weekend I took a break from sewing clothes to put together a tutorial for the clutch/fabric envelope you see in the picture above. 242 more words

Sewing Projects

My First Self-Drafted Bra!

It’s 2017! What a great way to start off a year. I am so very proud of this as I’ve been working on drafting my own bra pattern for almost a year now. 1,198 more words