4 April, 2016
helenacrazycrafter commented on the project Leather Wool Draped Cape
That is really cool! I especially love the ties.
helenacrazycrafter commented on the project Natural Dots
Great shape and fun fabric!
7 December, 2015
helenacrazycrafter added the project Sew What Sweatshirt
I made a snuggly soft sweatshirt and added metallic trim to the front. Fun! But wait, there’s more! I also added a zipper down the back! I like to add zippers to everything!
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helenacrazycrafter added the project Statement Vest with metallic bias tape
I left off the sleeves of the pattern and trimmed the edges all the way around in metallic bias tape for a bit of contrast. The fabric is a linen blend that frays easily so I french seamed the back…
23 October, 2015
helenacrazycrafter commented on the project plum fleece hat with vintage feathers
Very cool! Love it!
helenacrazycrafter added the project Plaid and Leather B6169 Moto Jacket
I used a lightweight wool plaid and a pleather with a little stretch. I used a favorite pattern, Butterick 6169, but sized down 2 sizes, shortened the sleeves and cut down the neckline by a bit. I …
13 July, 2015
helenacrazycrafter commented on the project Floral Shorts 8/2014 #110
Thanks! I did make the jacket — http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/floral-and-eyelet-jacket with one of the BurdaStyle videos!
12 July, 2015
helenacrazycrafter added the project Floral Shorts 8/2014 #110
Stretch sateen pleated shorts with a fly front and invisible hem. I made them to go with my wardrobe project and I especially love wearing them with the matching jacket! More details on my blog if …
13 February, 2015
helenacrazycrafter added the project Floral and Eyelet Jacket
It is fun to use 2 different fabrics for this jacket to emphasize the cut on sleeves. I used just a small piece of floral sateen for the front panel and facing, with the rest of it eyelet. Not the …
helenacrazycrafter added the project Like Wearing a Blanket Cardigan
I used a heavier weight woven for the cardigan body, where there was plenty of ease and the non-stretch did not effect the fit. For the sleeves I used a cozy knit, since the pattern calls for some …
2 December, 2014
helenacrazycrafter favorited the pattern Anita
helenacrazycrafter favorited the pattern Baroque Pants 01/2014
28 November, 2014
helenacrazycrafter commented on the project My First Outerwear Garment
This is so great! Nice job and I love the lining!
18 November, 2014
helenacrazycrafter added the project Upcycled Moto Jacket
For the Pattern Review Sewing Bee I had to construct a garment from men’s shirts. I took 5 shirts and added a little scrap of leather for the yoke pieces and made this great jacket. This pattern is…
25 February, 2014
helenacrazycrafter added the project Sweater knit batwing
Soft, almost ribbed, sweater knit from the L.A. garment district. It worked especially well with this pattern because the ribs went up and down for the body but side to side stretching around the a…