2 July, 2014
JanMadeIt commented on the article A New Giveaway for Vintage Fashion Lovers
I want this book! I store my thousands (!) of patterns in pattern boxes… My plan is to get some of those horizontal (sideways) filing cabinets that are two drawers deep and put them back to back…
8 June, 2011
JanMadeIt commented on the article Redesigning With Denim
I made this cute little purse from a pair of size 2 denim shorts. http://janmadeit.wordpress.com/2010/12/14/size-two-denim-shorts-purse/
They were a garage sale find my son wore one summer. He’s 2…
1 June, 2011
JanMadeIt favorited the project Sunflower Tank Dress
JanMadeIt commented on the project Sunflower Tank Dress
I’m going to make one (some) of these. I’ll change the back to regular straight straps and make this part of my summer wardrobe. My grandmother used to wear “house dresses” to do her chores in. I …
18 May, 2011
JanMadeIt favorited the project Basic Dress Sloper: How to Draft a Basic Dress Pattern
28 April, 2011
JanMadeIt commented on the article Hawaii 2.0
I love Hawaiian prints! I have a couple of Hawaiian shirts and clam diggers from the last time they were in style here on the mainland. I would love to put them back into the rotation for any day w…
13 April, 2011
JanMadeIt commented on the article The Wonderful Apron: Utilitarian Couture
I came across a couple of pieces of fabric in my stash today, a purple with a huge diagonal block, and a green print.They were remnants I couldn’t resist. I have just less than half of the diagonal…
29 March, 2011
JanMadeIt commented on the article Comment to Win a Brother Project Runway Limited Edition Innov-ís 40 Sewing Machine
I have no idea where I would start with a new machine! I’m using a garage sale find my grandmother bought for me over 20 years ago. She wanted me to have a back-up in case I needed it in a pinch. …
17 March, 2011
JanMadeIt commented on the technique Frill Seeking: Ruffles
Yes I would love to see the tutorial. I can add a ruffle to anything but have always needed a pattern for a flounce. I’d love to be able to add them wherever I want.
15 December, 2010
JanMadeIt commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 13 - Win a Singer Sewing Machine and Dress Form!
I just found this website about a week ago so time will tell what my favorite features are. I’m still exploring!
8 December, 2010
JanMadeIt commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 8 - Win Spoonflower $100 Credit - Two Winners!
Without a project in mind, I would have to add my vote to the cotton column. Specifically woven cottons.
7 December, 2010
JanMadeIt commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 7 - Win Mood Fabrics $100 Gift Card!
This year, I lost my job in June so I’ve been sewing to make ends meet while I’m on unemployment. I stick to sales, remnants and I’ve raided my mom’s stash, but I’ve spent several hundred dollars. …