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16 March, 2015

  • 04:33 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Biker-style Jamie jeans - Named Clothing

    I was inspired by a $700 pair of Balmain jeans and made these for $21. I used the Jamie jeans pattern and added a quilted section to the side front pieces and to the lower back pockets. I had fun m…

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2 February, 2015

27 January, 2015

  • 11:17 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Silk tank 07/2013#103

    I used chiffon to make this top. An outer gold layer and an inner brown layer. I found this top fairly straightforward to make, but I think the chiffon may be a bit delicate for the top, particular…

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18 November, 2014

  • 09:37 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Drop waist dress 08/2014#131

    I liked this as soon as I saw it in the magazine. It was not difficult to make and the petite sizing was fine for me even though I’m much taller than the recommended 160cm. I love the clean design …

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22 September, 2014

  • 11:04 PM

    meggipeg added the project called Long Sleeved Tee with Pleat

    This top was made from some lovely, soft printed knit fabric from a fancy fabric sale. I didn’t have quite enough so pieced the sleeves with some black. I made size 38 and I’m very happy with the f…

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21 June, 2014

6 October, 2013

  • 05:19 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Burdastyle Princess panel top (06/2013#113)

    The perfect breezy top for spring. This is flattering and comfortable and made interesting with the princess seams and fabric panels. This was very quick and easy to sew and I’m sure I’ll make seve…

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23 September, 2013

  • 06:06 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Jamie Jeans - Named Clothing

    I loved the look of the Jamie jeans from the new Finnish pattern company, Named, so I thought I’d give it a try. It certainly lived up to expectations in style, fit and detailing. It’s my new favou…

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9 August, 2013

  • 02:12 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Burdastyle 04/2013 Dress 109A

    I had an offcut of black boucle fabric from a designer sale. I just managed to squeeze this dress out of the piece. I used black satin for the neckline and red cotton for the lining. I like the sha…

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26 July, 2013

  • 10:37 PM

    meggipeg added the project called McCalls 6404 Leggings/skinny jeans

    I used very stretchy denim to make View D of this pattern. I added piping to highlight the seam detail. I was not happy with the fit of these and the curve of the front and back seams is not flatte…

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18 May, 2013

9 April, 2013

7 April, 2013

3 March, 2013

11 February, 2013

  • 11:16 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Burdastyle magazine 11/2012, #124 and #128

    The skirt and top combination featured in the November 2012 issue of Burdastyle. The skirt is made from a sturdy, stretch knit fabric, rather than the woven fabric recommended in the pattern. The t…

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3 February, 2013

  • 04:45 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Drape Drape 2, No. 4

    This is the fourth pattern from the Japanese pattern book ‘Drape Drape’ by Hisako Sato. It is a quick and easy project as it requires only one pattern piece. It does take a little bit of patience t…

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2 February, 2013

5 November, 2012

  • 06:01 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Drape Drape 2, No. 2 One-piece side drape top

    This is the first pattern I have made from the Japanese book ‘Drape Drape 2’. It is created from one pattern piece and has an asymmetrical side drape. For more pictures and information, please foll…

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3 September, 2012

19 August, 2012

16 August, 2012

9 July, 2012

29 February, 2012

7 January, 2012

  • 10:07 AM

    meggipeg added the project called Skinny cargo jeans

    Here they are! They are not perfect, but I am so pleased with my first attempt at making jeans. I used some medium weight grey stretch fabric that I bought in Bali. I was worried that it might be t…

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