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mscleaver

have two patterns cut out of paper, now need to cut fabric!

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9 May, 2011

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    mscleaver added the project Simple, Neutral Skirt
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    When I gave up pants for Lent, I noticed a deficiency of simple, neutral skirts in my wardrobe. While it’s no longer Lent – I figured it was still a good idea to make one.

    The pattern is Burda(s…

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26 September, 2010

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    mscleaver commented on the project The Notary Dress

    I agree. I find tissue fitting to be a big help and not as much trouble as a full muslin.



23 September, 2010

  • 11:52 PM

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    mscleaver added the project The Notary Dress
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    Sewn for a officiating a friend’s wedding. The pattern is a heavily modified McCall’s M5972 View A,

    For details on the mods, which include adding yoke pleats and sleeves, visit my blog

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23 May, 2010

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    mscleaver added the project A Tale of Two Skirts
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    Two skirts made from McCall’s 5591. The Turquoise one is sewed mostly to the pattern instructions/dimensions, the yellow version was altered to add flair to the skirt. Both skirts had about 2 inche…

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31 January, 2010

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    mscleaver added the project MIL dress
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    Simplicity 3673 – my mother-in-law requested this jumper and purchased the fabric in the fall of 2008. After accidentally cutting out half the fabric upside down I purchased a close-match fabric an…

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12 August, 2009

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    mscleaver added the project ZigZag Skirt
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    My first attempt at making my own pattern after taking a pattern-making class this summer – a basic aline with inverse pleats at the front waist and a hand-sew waistband and hem.

    It had a few ch…

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