Entirely self-drafted dress! Documentation of my process of learning to draft this year can be found here if you’re curious.
It’s pretty straight forwa…
Thank you! I feel great in it!
Thank you! I accidentally used the wrong side of the fabric! My pattern is not symmetrical, becau…
Thank you! It’s finally cold enough again to wear it!
Ha ha, maybe I should call this Perfect Pear Pencil Skirt! I developed this pattern from the self-drafted pattern that I used for this skirt. I pe…
This is a lined wool skirt that I made from a self-drafted pattern and it is hand stitched. It took forever (getting the fit right, especially) so getting this finished really feels like a victory….
Gorgeous! I noticed that you have several lovely garments posted. Where do you get your fabric?
Made using Kwik Sew K3559 with a slight modification to add a yoke on the back to match the front. Otherwise the back would have been flat. With my figure I need some volume in the back! Come visit…
Thanks! I love the versatility of a crisp button-up.
Thank you! There are still tweaks that I need to make to be 100% happy with it so your kind words…
The quest continues. I’m determined to get a perfectly fitted shirt out of the 04/2010 Long sleeved shirt pattern. This time I used the pattern printed off at 90% with a bunch of alterations and lo…
Hi there! Thanks for the kind words.
Thanks! Someday I want to be able to make buttonholes that look like this: http://tuttofattoamano…
Thank you! I wish there had been more resources for fitting for men. So many books and tutorials …
Thank you! It took months so I’m hoping the second one will be easier.
This is my first tailored garment and while it’s not perfect, it could be a lot worse. You can check out the whole process here…
I finally got around to making a tailor’s ham and sleeve roll! I’ve needed these for ages but was too cheap to buy them. When I saw this…
Wow, this is gorgeous! I’m in love with inverted box pleats right now.
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