6 April, 2015
lauriana added the project called 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 discussion topic Spam is filling up the projects section
29 March, 2015
lauriana added the project called 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 called 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 called 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…
2 March, 2015
What a lovely dress! The shape and fabric work really well together and it looks great on you.
28 February, 2015
lauriana added the project called finally a suit
i made this jacket years ago but somehow put off making a pair of trousers to go with it until last week.
I’m glad it’s finally a suit now!
I designed and drafted the patterns for both pieces my…
20 October, 2013
What a great dress! I think that shawl-like neckline is very cool, I should that detail.
19 October, 2013
lauriana added the project called the flounce dress
Inspired by a picture from 1951, I drafted the pattern for this dress with a dramatic flounce in the front skirt. I made it in cotton flannel with a small white-on-black check.
More pictures and…
6 October, 2013
lauriana commented on the project Husband's Henley
Wow, you’ve taken on a big project! The top looks really good.
lauriana commented on the project Royalty with XOXO
It’s good you included the technical drawing, I wouldn’t have recognized it otherw…
lauriana added the project called A different twist
I made another twist top.This one has twists at the shoulder which catch the collar.
My own design and pattern.
More pictures and the full story here…
lauriana added the project called A robe for him
Cotton bathrobe for my boyfriend. It has an A-line shape, fitted shoulders and a shawl collar. My own design and pattern.
For the full story and more pictures, go to my blog…
15 August, 2013
lauriana commented on the project MAKE A TOP INTO A DRESS
Those look pretty cool. I especially like the first one
lauriana commented on the project Self drafted synthetic fur wrap
It looks great (I’ve seen RTW faux fur wraps at work and those definitely don’t look better than …
13 August, 2013
lauriana added the project called floaty jumpsuit
Jumpsuit with wide, draped legs, gather-and-tie front and fitted bodice with cut-on sleeves and collar.
More pictures and the full story at my blog…
7 August, 2013
lauriana added the project called Red lingerie set
Lingerie set in red lycra and lace. Underwired bra with wide band and a ‘hole’ between the cups. My own design and pattern.
Two different pairs of panties. Those on the left are my own design, th…
4 August, 2013
lauriana added the project called Heat wave playsuit
The weather has been unusually warm here for the past weeks and I really needed some more clothes for those conditions…
Simple jersey and linen playsuit with tube top bodice and short culotte le…
14 July, 2013
lauriana added the project called retro stripes!
light summer dress in striped cotton. My own pattern, inspired by 1950’s sundresses.
I rotated the front darts to center front to let the stripes run parallel to the neckline.
More pictures an…
23 June, 2013
lauriana commented on the project WWII Australian Women's Land Army Overalls
Those overalls look great and I just love those pictures!
lauriana added the project called another pair of trousers for him
As requested by my boyfriend: a pair of trousers for him.
My own pattern. These trousers have a front fly, scoop pockets at front, patch pockets at the back and belt loops.
Made in black cotton …
13 June, 2013
lauriana added the project called a little game with stripes
Striped top using Pattern Magic 2’s “different facings, different effects” design.
More pictures and the full story are here
9 June, 2013
lauriana added the project called Twisted once more
Twist top with dropped shoulder and bound neckline. My own pattern.
More pictures and the story here
5 June, 2013
lauriana added the project called another crazy dress
dress draping at the hips. My own pattern.
More pictures and the full story are here
27 May, 2013
lauriana added the project called Hawai or designer?
I bought this fabric last year. It has the name “Christian Lacroix” in the print. I don’t know if it’s real or fake and what collection it was made for or ‘inspired’ on…
I thought it would wor…
9 May, 2013
lauriana added the project called Strapless bra and panties
Self drafted lingerie: strapless bra in black lace with light foam cups (sewn from foam material, not molded cups) and thong with lace at the back.
More pictures and the story at my blog:…
7 May, 2013
lauriana added the project called Flip turn t-shirt
Simple t-shirt featuring the “flip turn for a draped effect” from Pattern Magic 2
More pictures and the full story at my blog