31 July, 2015
lauriana added the project 1950's style top and skirt
Some simple 1950’s style separates: A big gathered skirt and a cap sleeve top with an inserted strip of contrast fabric which looks like a stylized collar.
more about it on my blog…
30 July, 2015
lauriana commented on the project You Take My Breath Away
That’s such a lovely dress! It’s great that you could make a girl’s pattern work for you and I love the colour.
lauriana commented on the project Curtain men's shorts
Those look really nice. And I love those pictures!
lauriana added the project something sporty
I rarely sew sporty stuff but recently, I realized I could use a sweater/cardigan type thing to put on before and after sporting (I’m a rock climber).
So, I made one. I drafted the pattern using m…
13 July, 2015
lauriana added the project A practical bikini
A few years ago, I made some bikini pieces to mix and match. Unfortunately, neither of the two tops worked very well for real swimming.
Now, I have finally made one that does.It’s shaped like a s…
11 July, 2015
lauriana added the project Two sets of lingerie!
I’ve already shown the strapless lace bra and matching panties before but last week, I made another bra and three more pairs of panties.
More about it on my blog…
22 June, 2015
lauriana added the project lingerie in aubergine coloured lace
I’ve made a new underwear set. Strapless bra and panties, both from my own patterns, both made from aubergine coloured lace with matching lycra and elastic.
More about it on my blog…
21 June, 2015
20 June, 2015
lauriana added the project red wrap dress with gathers
I started to make this dress last year. I thought it out, drafted the pattern and did most of the sewing. It was vaguely inspired by the gathered dresses from the 1940’s.
When I tried it on, I was…
10 June, 2015
lauriana added the project casual wrap trousers
Comfortable loose trousers for summer. With a functional wrap detail.
You can read all about it (including pattern instructions) on my blog…
9 June, 2015
lauriana posted a message on TyMarie's wall
Did you also notice that there are no new projects appearing on the Projects page? I’ve tried uploading one on Saturday and it is in my Studio but the most recent projects on the list are still the…
6 June, 2015
lauriana added the project 1940's dress in orange
I made this dress using a vintage reproduction pattern from EvaDress
The original design is from 1946. It’s for an evening dress but I wanted a shorter s…
1 June, 2015
lauriana commented on the article The Top 3 Reasons (in GIFS) to Sign-up for our Digital Pattern Drafting Course
This sounds interesting but who is this course aimed towards? What program is used? It looks like Illustrator in the first picture.
I am actually looking for a training in digital drafting as it …
21 May, 2015
20 May, 2015
lauriana added the project blue dress in jersey and cotton
Such a simple idea and yet I hadn’t used it yet: A dress from both jersey and woven cotton.
Bodice and sleeves are made from jersey, the skirt, button placket and collar from woven cotton.
13 May, 2015
lauriana commented on the project Burdastyle wide lapel jacket
lauriana added the project That cloche
If you make one hat, why not try another?
This is a very different one. The pattern came from a magazine from the 1920’s (I didn’t make the attached scarf) and I sewed it by hand from thick synth…
lauriana added the project Simple fedora
Years ago, I bought a cut-and-sew fedora in the sale of a well know clothing store. It was 1 or 2 euros and I didn’t like the fabric. I did like the shape and figured I could cut it up and to make …
9 May, 2015
lauriana commented on the project Lady in grey...
Thank you very much!
lauriana commented on the project makenzi family affair. ..
Wow! That’s seriously impressive. And everyone looks great! That fabric is great choice and it seems like you’ve matched each design to the person really well.
lauriana commented on the project My wedding dress! vogue 2237 in champagne lace
lauriana added the project Lady in grey...
I made this dress to wear to the wedding of friends.
In making it, I’ve combined all sorts of things I’ve learned over the years about sewing, pattern making, lingerie, corsetry and formal dresse…
27 April, 2015
lauriana added the project My 1956 suit
We’ve wanted a vintage style suit for a while and now I’ve made one. I’ve drafted my own, based on an image from 1956.
You can read more about it on my blog…
6 April, 2015
lauriana added the project some new jeans
I’ve made new jeans! I used stretch denim and drafted a pattern with a high waistline, a close fit and a slightly flared lower leg.
More about it on my blog….
31 March, 2015
30 March, 2015
lauriana commented on the forum topic Spam is filling up the projects section
29 March, 2015
lauriana added the project new robe, 1954 style
I made this robe using a pattern from the 1954 Lutterloh book. These books contain miniature patterns which you can enlarge using a special ruler that comes with it. It was one of the strange patte…
22 March, 2015
lauriana added the project Big pockets from 1951
I loved the dress in a picture in a magazine from 1951. And then, I found the perfect fabric for it.
So, I drafted a pattern to get the look myself. The only thing I really changed (on purpose, th…
16 March, 2015
Believe it or not but the design for this dress is originally from 1937. I used a reproduction pattern from EvaDress
It took some time and effort to get the fit to what I…
4 March, 2015
lauriana added the project a simple dress for short jackets
I needed a simple dress which would work with the little bolero jackets I made years ago. The result was this very plain, fitted pointe one.
As usual, I drafted my own pattern.
More about it on…