21 March, 2010
fitzfabulous added the technique Trace a pattern easily without cutting it
This is how I trace and cut pattern pieces without cutting into the pattern. It’s good when you’re not sure of a size, or you want to use the pattern for different people. OR when you have a vintag…
fitzfabulous added the project Jacket w Chicago flag patch
Thrifted denim jacket for small person. Applique sewn from cotton fabric scraps & interfacing, attached with a wide satin stitch. Technique would work for all ages.
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fitzfabulous added the project Spring uniform (Cynthia Rowley tunics)
Tunic dolman-sleeved dresses with gathers at the cuffs. Instead of a hem, a folded over band gets sewn to the bottom. 5 easy pieces. I love it.
Based on Simplicity 2472.
22 December, 2009
fitzfabulous commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Over a Week Long Giveaway, Win a PFAFF® hobbylock™ 2.0!
old movies. art museums. vintage pattern envelopes. the occasional dream will come with good ideas, too.
12 June, 2009
fitzfabulous favorited the project Desira
fitzfabulous favorited the project peacock anda
fitzfabulous favorited the project Minna Variation
10 January, 2009
fitzfabulous added the project Rub My Belly t-shirt surgery
Plain black and thrifted printed T-shirt refashioned into a maternity top for expectant mama, wife of Big Poppa T
fitzfabulous added the project Big Poppa
Freezer paper stencil for friend, a soon to be daddy
9 July, 2008
fitzfabulous added the project teeny old man suimsuit
One-piece bathing suit in navy stretch terrycloth.
fitzfabulous added the project teeny 1st birthday romper
Overall-style dress, lined in same purple fabric as matching bloomers.
4 June, 2008
fitzfabulous added the technique Sew French seams (and why bother)
French seams encase the raw seam edges securely inside two seams. They’re necessary for delicate fabrics, because two seams are stronger than one and the two lines of stitching prevent fraying. But…
1 June, 2008
fitzfabulous added the project Purple wrap dress w evil eye stencil
Wrap dress from purple linen, adorned with freezer paper stenciled evil eye.
31 May, 2008
fitzfabulous added the project desira in purple and polka dots
Desira wrap top made from stash cotton fabric and scraps w tie variation instead of belt and snaps. Also faced with bias tape made from scraps instead of pattern facing.
28 May, 2008
fitzfabulous added the project Anda mess
Anda doesn’t work for me really. Tried to adjust the waist to see if it’d look better. I think this kind of smock just won’t work on my frame.
17 May, 2008
fitzfabulous commented on the project Red Ribbon Anda
did you take in the sides, too? anda’s looking very slim. mine came out puffier somehow. i prefer your fit.