Newsletter-photo

Top 50 Blogs
for Fashion Sewers

Subscribe to our FREE email newsletter and get the Top 50 Best Bloggers for Sewing Enthusiasts.
2707ff96da6e11e1918122000a1e9b8f_7_thumb

DanaRose84

Techniques

4

Projects

45

Views

2520



14 July, 2015



22 April, 2015



25 March, 2015



24 March, 2015



22 March, 2015

  • 11:22 PM

    2707ff96da6e11e1918122000a1e9b8f_7_thumb
    DanaRose84 added the project Holy crepe! How fun are these pants?
    3edited_listing

    Hello! This is my second time making this pattern. I added pockets and turned the front pleats into gathers. I also added a slit at the hems and posted the tutorial, which is linked below.

    To se…

    Read on

  • 09:54 PM

    2707ff96da6e11e1918122000a1e9b8f_7_thumb
    DanaRose84 added the technique Easy slit pant hem
    Hem_slit_listing

    On pants with very narrow hems, I like to add a slit. It makes it easier to put on and looks very chic!

    Read on



27 February, 2015

  • 02:38 PM

    2707ff96da6e11e1918122000a1e9b8f_7_thumb
    DanaRose84 commented on the project Drape-y silky pants

    Thanks Philomeen!

    I’m planning to take the time to use french seams on my final version.

    Good to know, though!



25 February, 2015

  • 12:36 AM

    2707ff96da6e11e1918122000a1e9b8f_7_thumb
    DanaRose84 added the project Drape-y silky pants
    Pants_front_1_listing

    Technically this is a muslin but I have worn them out a few times. So comfortable! I didn’t finish some of the seams properly and they’re fraying a lot, so they won’t last.

    I shortened these by …

    Read on



9 February, 2015



23 January, 2015



17 January, 2015

  • 08:48 PM

    2707ff96da6e11e1918122000a1e9b8f_7_thumb
    DanaRose84 added the project Cute quilted heart purses!
    Purses_1_listing

    As soon as I saw this pattern I knew I had to make some for my two little nieces (ages 3 and 4) for Christmas. I filled them up with little treasures and they were a big hit! They took a lot longer…

    Read on



27 November, 2014



1 November, 2014



31 October, 2014

  • 07:32 PM

    2707ff96da6e11e1918122000a1e9b8f_7_thumb
    DanaRose84 added the project Glamorous floral pencil skirt
    Front_1_listing

    Showing off my new skirt! It`s the same self-drafted skirt pattern that I always use. This time I made it up with this gorgeous floral silk that I bought on vacation in Istanbul. You can see some i…

    Read on



16 August, 2014

  • 12:57 AM

    2707ff96da6e11e1918122000a1e9b8f_7_thumb
    DanaRose84 added the project Poppy Skirt and DIY Instructions!
    6_listing

    Hello! I’ve made a couple of these so far and I just love them! The silhouette is trendy and flattering and they’re actually really easy to make.

    So easy that I posted DIY instructions "here on …

    Read on



7 August, 2014

  • 07:36 PM

    2707ff96da6e11e1918122000a1e9b8f_7_thumb
    DanaRose84 added the project A Study in Coral
    6_face_listing

    This is my third version of Kwik Sew 3559. For all three, I added a yoke on the back to match the front but this is my first time making the short-sleeved version and I also raised the yoke on fron…

    Read on



29 July, 2014

  • 06:25 PM

    2707ff96da6e11e1918122000a1e9b8f_7_thumb
    DanaRose84 commented on the project Squarepusher Dress

    Thank you! Of course, I won’t be wearing the high heels when I’m actually at a music festival. Makes for a better picture, though!



25 July, 2014

  • 11:28 AM

    2707ff96da6e11e1918122000a1e9b8f_7_thumb
    DanaRose84 added the project Squarepusher Dress
    1_listing

    This is the second dress that I’ve made from this self-drafted pattern. It’s great for wearing to summer music festivals!

    If you’re interested in seeing the evolution of this dress, all of my p…

    Read on



13 July, 2014

  • 07:13 PM

    2707ff96da6e11e1918122000a1e9b8f_7_thumb
    DanaRose84 added the project Wonderful pleated skirt!
    Dana_park_1-hdr_listing

    I love a full pleated skirt, especially with a bold modern floral print. This was the perfect project to show off this stunning fabric.

    This is basically a rectangle with pleats and a waistband….

    Read on



25 June, 2014

  • 08:00 PM

    2707ff96da6e11e1918122000a1e9b8f_7_thumb
    DanaRose84 commented on the forum topic Clara's dress from doctor Who

    What a cute dress! I’ve recently started drafting my own clothes and I’ve been using a book called Patternmaking for Fashion Design by Helen Joseph Armstrong. It’s a very pricey book but I was able…