18 June, 2013
AnnaStevenson commented on the article Beachside Beauty: 6 New Dress Sewing Patterns
Cute dresses… could you please have an editor look at your posts before publishing, though?
“Or dresses to wear if your attending” → you’re (you are), “your” is a possessive
“…the strapy det…
6 January, 2012
AnnaStevenson commented on the article New Year, New Color: Pantone's 2012 Pick, Tangerine Tango
Can’t, it looks terrible on my pinkish skin.
31 December, 2011
AnnaStevenson commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 31 - Win a Thread Box from Gütermann!
Clothes for a new wardrobe! Trousers, capris, skirts, dresses, coats, jackets… I’m all set with patterns and fabrics to make a new wardrobe in 2012 (have already started this year; http:…
6 December, 2011
AnnaStevenson commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 6 - Win the BERNINA Holiday Gift Basket!
I also don’t take sewing classes, mainly because I had the best sewing education you could ask for from my great-grandmother, her daughter (my grandmother), and her granddaughter (my mother). They …
2 December, 2011
AnnaStevenson commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 2 - Win a Three-Year Subscription to Selvedge Magazine!
Silk! Especially Japanese silk, though I rarely get the chance to use it. Their rich array of techniques are incredible, whether for dyeing, weaving, or embroidery.
1 December, 2011
AnnaStevenson commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 1 - Win a Collection of Titles from Fox Chapel Publishing!
The simple yet flattering lines of Regency, along with the natural sensibility of that period (no makeup, very little jewelry), then 1960s and 1970s styles. Especially A-line dresses with bell slee…
13 June, 2011
AnnaStevenson commented on the project Cherry blossom sundress
No worries, thanks for mentioning it! I kind of wondered what happened :D
Your idea sounds great! This pattern would be perfect for a 70s trim. I’d love to try it with a nifty wide patterned ribbo…
AnnaStevenson added the project Cherry blossom sundress
A light and breezy A-line empire dress made with cherry blossom print cottons, blue satin bias accents, and lined in a lightweight white cotton. McCall’s M6322 view D, but without the waist accent …
8 May, 2011
AnnaStevenson added the project Blue 1950s "walk-away" dress
This was the most popular home-sewn dress of the 1950s! Butterick’s one-piece walk-away dress, pattern 6015 (now B4790). As easy to make as described, and fun, too.
I adapted it a bit, taking tw…
28 April, 2011
AnnaStevenson added the project Flowery seersucker empire dress
I used the Burda magazine pattern for dress 122 in the February 2009 issue. No zipper, just elastic detailing on the neck, along with the elastic empire waist and sleeves. This cotton seersucker do…
AnnaStevenson added the project Simple A-line tartan skirt
I used the Burda magazine skirt pattern 126 in the September 2009 issue. Two pieces, with front and back darts and a side zipper. Easy to make, and fun to wear. That’s my cat Kanoko modeling his lo…
AnnaStevenson added the project Purple check shirt dress
I used the Burda magazine pattern for dress 122 in the February 2009 issue. Really like the A-line piecing on the front.