I’ve been looking at refashion projects like this one and wondering if it’s possible to do the re-sewing process by hand? I have a couple of grossly oversized old sweaters that could benefit from this kind of treatment and an old sewing machine at home, but I’m sure the machine can’t serge and I’m not so sure it’s still sturdy enough to handle anything more complicated than a standard lockstitch—not to mention that I’m better at hand-sewing anyway, though I’ve only ever done woven fabrics so far (not knits).
You’ll need a waist stay, which is a strip of gross grain ribbon with hook and eye clos…
I bought the dress 107 B pattern, the measure chart stated I was a 40 EUR, however it c…
For those of us who don’t have the magazine a photo would be helpful.
Maybe you could put some sort of interfacing in the seam area. A light fusable might be…
It is in the Burda special vintage magazine that came out in Autumn. It is similar to …
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