Used the washi dress pattern and the expansion pack to make this version. It has the big bow collar and 3/4 inch sleeves.
I took a class on how to sew knits at a store in Portland called Modern Domestic. We made this shirt in 1 day! I feel much more capable of sewing with knits now after some serious hand holding.
This is Washi 2 of 4. Made this one with partial lining and cap sleeves from the expansion pack. I need more basic clothes in my wardrobe. This fits the bill.
This is my first of 4 planned Washi dresses. I fully lined the dress and used the expansion pack for the collar.
Self drafted 8 gore, 8 godet skirt. Using a tutorial from Sew Vera Venus
I wanted a skirt I could swing dance in that would provide a lot of twirl but still be a little modest too. That did not …
I had some major mixed feelings about this pattern after my first attempt but I am actually happy with how this turned out. I was able to tweak the pattern bit more to make it more flattering on my…
Another Sorbetto.. Working out kinks to make this a TNT patterns.. Also practicing with slippery materials.
Thank you!! Feels kind of that way ;)
Simplicity 2180. Boat neck front and “v” neck back bodice dress with full gathered skirt, pockets and 3/4 sleeves.
Made from the scraps of my sencha. I thought the reverse of the fabric was awesome and I had enough to make this simple top. It kind of looks like raw silk. Used satin bias tape for neck and armhol…
Pattern is grainline’s archer. This pattern is awesome.. Make it!! It is so rewarding.
Pattern is Colette Sencha and the version is 2 with the tucks at the neckline. The fabric really is better in person. The shine makes it look really wrinkly.
This is a Simplicity 2060. I feel in love with this pattern as soon as I saw it. I was planning a vacation and wanted a pull over dress that looked pulled together. I figured in linen it would b…
My Halloween-kitch version of the picnic blanket skirt by Tilly and the Buttons.
My best sewing tip is “don’t sew hungry.” It seems silly but it really helps make the whole crea…
Princess seamed, raglan sleeved dress with cute scalloped sleeve detail. Followed simplicity pattern 1699 and lowered the neckline 3/4inches. I love the print. It is Alexander Henry quilting cotton…
Yes. I hand stitched them in. I slid them between the lining and outer fabric before a stitched t…
From Pattern: "Total femininity. Ankle-length dress with fitted bodice, layered skirt and short gathered sleeves. It’s respectably high cut at the front but the back plunges alluringly down to the …
Looks amazing on you!
Meringue skirt from Colette Sewing Handbook. Made in a straight 8 and added 3 in of length. Construction directions were great and I love the scalloped bottom. Not super happy with the darts, they …
oh, thanks! I am sure you will find one of her patterns you like.
Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014
See what pattern Meg is "mashing up" and see how you can easily sew along too!
Pull inspiration from faraway cultures with this rustic, travel-ready collection.
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Looks from Dior, Lanvin, and Balmain.
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The heart-shaped neckline and matching belt with buckle give this dress that retro feel.
Fill the tank and hit the road on a rock and roll inspired autumn adventure.
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