Tag Archives: muslin

The Patriot Skirt!

Here is my second skirt using the skirt sloper that I made after taking Suzi Furrer’s Craftsy Class. This time I made a skirt that comes to my waist with a waistband. I noticed that the woven fabric that I scored … Continue reading

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Starting off the New Year with a Skirt Sloper

I love learning new things and through the Crafty Classes, I can always find excellent courses and projects. So I dedicated some time to work through Suzy Furrer’s Pattern Making Basics –The Skirt Sloper. She is such a wonderful teacher. I … Continue reading

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Test Pattern for Lekala #4080

Sewing Pattern — Dress 4080 Pattern Test *bc2014 For clarification purposes, I will make up a muslin and work through the steps. I learn what I need to do on the muslin, and then apply that knowledge to the actual … Continue reading

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Preparations for More Hawthorns

I took a sewing lesson on Craftsy for fitting a muslin and I have been practicing. First, I decided to make a muslin and adjust it to fit as I had learned. “Sew the Perfect Fit” by Lynda Maynard guides you through … Continue reading

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New Fabrics for Colette Hawthorn Dress

Here are some lightweight, cool, 100% cotton fabrics that I can use for making a Colette Hawthorn summer dresses. Now that I have made the muslins for two uniquely sized women, I’m anxious to start sewing up the real thing … Continue reading

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