18 August, 2015
Manic Pop commented on the article 5 Tips For Working With Stretch Fabrics
Also, don’t use pins with your sewing pattern on your fabric. Use pattern weights or washers in place of actual pattern weights. This will also help you cut your pattern out way better.
4 August, 2015
Manic Pop commented on the article Color Code: 10 New Women's Sewing Patterns
At first, I wasn’t really sure of the side pleat dress but for some reason I can’t stop thinking about making it! I think it needs to go on my list of things to make.
27 March, 2015
26 November, 2014
Manic Pop added the project Burda's Retro Jumper Dress
Jumper dress from a Burda pattern using skirt fabric that I designed myself!
See more on my blog, Manic Pop
31 October, 2014
Manic Pop commented on the pattern Seamed Shift Dress 08/2014
I love this dress, but that weird crooked seam bothers me. I understand that’s where a dart would be, but there are ways of making that a smoother seam line. I’m curious as to how this pattern is g…
28 October, 2014
Manic Pop commented on the article Ingenue: 6 New Sewing Patterns for Starlets at Heart
That patchwork jacket totally looks like something I would design!
23 October, 2014
Manic Pop added the project Sewing Machine Dress
Finally got to make a new dress.
This is a sleeveless shirtdress of my own pattern, but based off of a 1969 shirtdress by Simplicity.
The fabric is technically a quilting cotton and it wrin…
24 September, 2014
12 September, 2014
16 July, 2014
Manic Pop added the project Scallop Flutter Yoke Dress
Another scalloped beauty! This print was amazing and I had to have it. I love the way the yoke came out. I integrated sleeves into the yoke by doing a drop-shoulder so they look like tiny cap slee…
11 July, 2014
9 June, 2014
Manic Pop added the project Sheer Tunic Top
This tunic top is a knockoff of one of my favorite tunic tops that I’ve had in my closet for a long time. I had to make the sewing pattern myself.
This was the first time I have ever sewn with …
26 May, 2014
Manic Pop commented on the pattern Princess Dress 12/2013
To anyone a little nervous about the box pleat ( i was) it’s easy!
23 May, 2014
Manic Pop commented on the article Two for the Road: 9 Retro Sewing Patterns
I really like these patterns! I love shirtdresses, so I may have to download that pattern!
22 May, 2014
Manic Pop added the project Floral Princess Dress
I made Burda’s Princess dress in a fun floral quilting cotton. Such a great dress!
The green polyester fabric was actually leftover from when I made the arrow applique on my Tanith arrow dress. …
22 April, 2014
Manic Pop commented on the project Tanith Dress and Hat
Thanks! This was a fun photo series!
Manic Pop added the project Tanith Dress and Hat
A very special blog post in collaboration with Tanith of Tanith Rowan Designs !
Tanith made an amazing 60s-inspired helmet hat and I made the dress to go alon…
21 April, 2014
Manic Pop commented on the project 1969 Simplicity Shirtdress
Thanks so much! I had no idea I was featured! Can I find it on a main page or is it in a gallery?
19 April, 2014
16 April, 2014
Manic Pop added the project 1969 Simplicity Shirtdress
This dress was based as exactly as I could to the pattern that perhaps once came with the 1969 Simplicity sewing book. Mine didn’t come with any patterns, but it does have a nice diagram of the pat…
Manic Pop favorited the pattern Knotted Long Sleeve Top 02/2014
Manic Pop favorited the pattern Keyhole Blouse with Ruffled Collar 02/2014
14 March, 2014
Manic Pop added the project House Print Skirt
Spring-weight skirt with a fun yellow overlay piece. My own pattern work – this is a sample.
My only qualm with the pattern design on this one is the back piece. In theory, I thought it would …
2 February, 2014
Manic Pop added the project Prismatic Dress
The Prismatic Dress came about because of the abstract art design pieces that I do. Here, I combined both my art and fashion design into one! I attached my art piece “Sea Creature” for reference. …
25 January, 2014
Manic Pop commented on the image Painted Pleats
Ooh, I’m so excited to be in this feature! Thank you for including me!
15 January, 2014
Manic Pop commented on the project Wax strapless dress / Mix and Match
Manic Pop favorited the project Wax strapless dress / Mix and Match
Manic Pop commented on the project Africa Belladone
Such a great print!
Manic Pop favorited the project Africa Belladone
Manic Pop commented on the project Victorian Inspired Cream Lace Blouse
This is so pretty!