26 February, 2013
escorpio commented on the article Miami Heat: 10 New Women's Sewing Patterns
I just picked up the Swedish version of the magazine, why is model 115, the twisted maxi dress, not in it?
9 January, 2013
escorpio commented on the article Comment to Win "BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern"
I really like the 20s from an artsy perspektive, all those delicate fabrics and lace. Unfortunately, that style doesn’t work very well with my more curvy body.
16 April, 2012
escorpio added the project The Leaf skirt
A quickie skirt I made with some leftovers. It took me about one and half hours to finish the skirt (including some seam ripping after putting a dart in the side seam).
The pattern is Meringue f…
22 January, 2012
escorpio added the project Lessons Learnt Skirt
A simple A-line skirt, fulfilling many of the lessons I learnt while I participated in Me-Made June.
More pictures and informati…
27 December, 2011
escorpio added the project Midnight Sun Top and Skirt
By using leftover fabric I was able to make a top with a matching skirt. The top is Ingeliese (Allt om handarbete) 05-2008-1 and the skirt is a self-drafted A-line skirt in 6 gores. More pictures a…
13 December, 2011
escorpio commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 13 - Win a 5234PRW Project Runway™ Limited Edition Serger from Brother!
I learned to sew the basic in school and with the help of my mum. After that I’m self-taught via the net and books, I’ve learned so much since I picked up sewing again 5 years ago.
7 December, 2011
escorpio commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 7 - Win a Holding Pattern Overnight Bag from ModCloth!
It would make a perfect gift for any sewist (including me!) to truly display the art that is patterns.
6 December, 2011
escorpio commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 5 - Win The Colette Sewing Handbook, Three Patterns, and a $25 Gift Certificate from Colette Patterns!
I would buy the Ceylon dress.
escorpio commented on the article Featured Member: tilly-vanilly
I love your secret weapon!
escorpio commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 6 - Win the BERNINA Holiday Gift Basket!
I’ve been looking at a pattern making class, but at the moment it was too pricey. I hope to take a sewing class in the future.
3 December, 2011
escorpio commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 2 - Win a Three-Year Subscription to Selvedge Magazine!
I like working with silks and satin. I just love how put together the look becomes when working with these fabrics. Then I rarely do it, since I don’t have many occasions to wear fancy clothing (no…
10 August, 2011
escorpio added the project Just Floral Top
A simple top, made from leftover fabrics from my Beige/Coral Jocelyn . The pattern is from Ingeliese and it’s supposed to be for a jersey. Mi…
8 June, 2011
escorpio commented on the article Comment to Win Zipper Accents from Indygo Junction!
I’d make some sort of zipper flower for accents or as a hair piece.
1 June, 2011
escorpio commented on the article Comment to Win a Lisette Sewing Pattern!
Depending on the weather I would wear both outfits at the flea markets. It could very well be followed by a picnic.
24 May, 2011
escorpio added the project The Orangery Skirt
A cotton skirt made with BWoF 2009-01-105. I’ve made minor modifications, the exposed zipper was replaced with an invisible one in the side seam and the hemline is normal. Based on the same pattern…
18 May, 2011
escorpio commented on the article Comment to Win from Arrow & Kangaroo Sewing Cabinets
I have a desk dedicated to sewing, but it is a desk. It can double as a cutting table, but when the machine is out (which it most often is) there’s no room for cutting and I must use the floor. On …
16 May, 2011
escorpio commented on the article Comment to Win "Building Patterns: The Architecture of Women's Clothing!"
I sew mostly skirts and dresses, because I haven’t found the perfect pants. I would therefore draft the perfect most well-fitting pants ever.
10 April, 2011
escorpio added the project The Indian Shirt
A shirt I love, made from a modified version of BWoF 2009-04-123. I wanted a classy dress shirt and I think I succeeded. Blogged here
5 April, 2011
escorpio added the project A Long wrap
A wrap dress. I’ve elongated the Desira pattern and replaced the cap sleeves with 3/4 length ones. Blogged here: http://eitchy.wordpress.com/2011/03/15/a-long-wrap/
31 March, 2011
escorpio added the project The Italian Skirt
A quick party skirt, pretty much just two rectangles, gathered at the waistband. Blogged here: http://eitchy.wordpress.com/2011/03/13/the-italian-skirt/
29 March, 2011
escorpio commented on the article Comment To Win: ReSew
I haven’t refashioned anything (!), but I wish I was one of the persons too see potential in “bad” pieces of clothing. Some inspiration would be great!
25 March, 2011
escorpio added the project My Exposed Zipper Skirt
A tulip skirt with front and back pleats with an exposed zipper down the front.Pattern BWoF 2009-01-105A
23 March, 2011
escorpio commented on the article Comment to Win 'Pure Elements' Fabric from Art Gallery!
Light summer dresses and skirts! Patterns will be decided on later on, I want to get to know the fabric first.
16 March, 2011
escorpio commented on the article Comment to Win with Snoozer Loser!
Spring. I love how everything is coming to life and we can shed more and more clothing.
11 March, 2011
escorpio added the project This is not a Maddy
The Celeste dress pattern turned into a blouse – which would the Maddy.
Blogged here: http://eitchy.wordpress.com/2011/03/06/this-is-not-a-maddy
9 March, 2011
escorpio commented on the article Comment to Win a Copy of "Flirt Skirts"!
I really like all types of summer skirts, preferably in bold colours and/or with floral print. To me they represent the carefreeness that usually comes with summer!
escorpio commented on the project 50s Sunhat
7 March, 2011
escorpio added the project 50s Sunhat
Polka dots to me seems so 50s!
A simple sunhat made for travels to American south, although I haven’t decided if it will make it there. The pattern is a Burda pattern, which was found on the old …
19 January, 2011
escorpio commented on the article Comment to Win Robert Kaufman Fabrics!
I see so many beautiful things when I look at the fabrics. The Night and Day would make a lovely dress, the organic voile a shirt. The last two look like they are made for skirts. And then I’d stil…
18 January, 2011
escorpio added the project The three year blouse
I began this blouse in 2007 or 2008 and now I finally got around to finish it. In the end the Ellinor became more of a blouse than a tunic.
I’ve taken in the sides at the back piece and added b…