14 April, 2012
juliamomo added the project wool plaid poncho
a friend asked me to make her a poncho, copying the design of one she already had. i made the pattern on paper, and then of course i had to test the pattern out before cutting out hers. this plai…
juliamomo added the project nifty plaid knickers
hand printed fabric made with homemade stamp.
for the pattern, i copied a store bought pair of undies for the basic shape and adjusted the design here and there to my liking.
juliamomo added the project i heart houndstooth tote bag
i used the really excellent reversible bag pattern from very purple person.
using a stamp i made, i printed the black heart pat…
15 February, 2009
juliamomo commented on the project pseudo ike jacket
in response to sewobsessed’s note: no i do not speak japanese, so following the instructions was a bit of an adventure. the illustrations were pretty good, albeit somewhat brief. luckily the cruc…
14 February, 2009
juliamomo added the project pseudo ike jacket
the pattern for this jacket comes from a book i found at kinokuniya bookstore here in san francisco. the book, entitled sweet dress recipe, contains numerous adorable blouse, dress, and jacket pat…
24 December, 2008
juliamomo commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win a Singer Sewing Machine!
2 December, 2008
juliamomo commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win a $100 Mood Fabrics Gift Certificate!
oh dear, just what i need. more fabric for my ever-expanding stash! burdastyle is my enabler!
29 August, 2008
juliamomo posted a message on erin's wall
hi erin – sorry, i didn’t see your comment until now! to answer your question about the sabrina dress, i added the five inches just by extending the line of the skirt panels. it hangs kind of wei…
juliamomo added the project 45 rpm record bag
after being given nearly a hundred 45’s (all sixties and seventies soul!!) to add to my modest collection, i decided i needed a way to tote them safely to deejay gigs. since i don’t bother keeping…
31 March, 2008
juliamomo added the project slightly altered sabrina
my sabrina party dress. i used thinner straps and added about five inches in length. love this pattern!
6 January, 2008
juliamomo added the project nichola sailor pants
here is my test of the nichola pattern. they turned out pretty big. i decided that they look like sailor pants so i used gold buttons with anchors on them. these pants aren’t my favorite, but they’…
5 January, 2008
juliamomo commented on the project Pinstripe Nichola
they look fantastic! great job with the fit. i tried out this pattern and also found them to be enormous. they don’t fall off, but they’re suuuuper baggy and sit very low on my hips. i’m very i…
12 November, 2007
juliamomo commented on the project Michelle skirt
oooh! pink dupioni is perfect for this skirt! the brocade complements it well too. i like that combo. nice!
juliamomo commented on the project Stella Jacket
it looks fantastic! the cotton print works really well. and the pix are great.
10 November, 2007
yes! the fabric! looks fantastic for being only your 4th project.
9 November, 2007
juliamomo commented on the project shari dress
about the yoke/bust – it fits me right under the bust, though it creeps up a little. anyone who’s bigger than an A or B cup would probably need to make some adjustments. i really don’t know what …
7 November, 2007
juliamomo added the project shari dress
i have adored this dress since i first saw it posted to the site. i love the piping! the yoke provides a great opportunity to mix together fun patterns. i chose two silks – nice thick fabric wit…
1 October, 2007
juliamomo commented on the project ellen pants
well, the instructions show pieces that aren’t included in the pattern pieces, and forget to mention pieces that are! for example, the pocket flaps are mentioned, but not a peep about the actual p…
juliamomo added the project ellen pants
i learned a couple of things while making these pants. first, don’t bother with the instructions. i’ve always been bad about using instructions or user manuals, but this time i made an effort to …