have two patterns cut out of paper, now need to cut fabric!
22 June, 2011
mscleaver added the project Sorbetto in Voile
From the Colette Patterns freebie, in Little Folks Voile.
More at :my blog": http://mscleaver.com/2011/06/22/sorbetto-and-soft-serve/
17 June, 2011
mscleaver added the project Ascot Blouse
Created in response to the Sew Weekly Challenge.
Fabric: About $3-4 worth from Denver Fabrics
Pattern: Burdastyle Ute – Variation B
Notions: 5 pink buttons
Time to …
mscleaver commented on the article Comment to Win "Growing Up Sew Liberated!"
I’m all about the capes!
2 June, 2011
mscleaver added the project Watercolor Memories
A simple summer dress in a silky watercolor floral print in Butterick 5028.
For more details on pattern and mods, visit Ms. Cleaver Chronicles
15 May, 2011
mscleaver commented on the article Win Two Tickets to Bay Area Maker Faire 2011!
Vertigo – a) excellent suspense story, b) shows off the Bay Area Landscape so very very well!!
9 May, 2011
mscleaver added the project Simple, Neutral Skirt
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…
24 April, 2011
mscleaver added the project Easter Beignet
To cap off Lent 2011 – 46 Days of No Pants, I made this skirt from the Colette Pattern Beignet.
More at my blog
16 February, 2011
15 February, 2011
mscleaver added the project My Valentine Skirt
Whipped up to have something red to wear for Valentine’s day.
More info on my blog
30 December, 2010
29 December, 2010
mscleaver added the project Mr. Cleaver's Christmas Shirt
My secretly-sewn Christmas Shirt for the Mr from McCall’s pattern M6044 – View C.
More details at MsCleaver.com
26 September, 2010
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
mscleaver added the project The Notary Dress
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…
11 September, 2010
5 July, 2010
mscleaver added the project My 4th of July Dress
Modifications: made band from contrasting color, skipped boning, added in-seam pockets, added horsehair band to hem
“Blog Post”: http://mscleaver.com/2010/07/05/birthdays-of-the-…
9 June, 2010
23 May, 2010
mscleaver added the project A Tale of Two Skirts
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…
2 March, 2010
mscleaver added the project Granny Skirt
An a-line skirt drafted from Cal Patch’s Design It Yourself Clothing Book.
31 January, 2010
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…
22 December, 2009
mscleaver commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Over a Week Long Giveaway, Win a PFAFF® hobbylock™ 2.0!
Anthropolgie catalogs, bloggers, and the well-selected craft section of my local indie bookstore!
9 December, 2009
mscleaver commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win Lena Corwin's PRINTNG BY HAND, fabric samples from Lena's line and Field Notes notebooks to print on.
I’d start out with pillowcases and sheets!
2 November, 2009
30 October, 2009
mscleaver added the project Vintage Wool 1/2 Circle Skirt
Simplicity Pattern 2758 – 1/2 circle skirt with tabbed waist.
Vintage plaid wool in in a simple and quick pattern.
more at my blog-…
14 September, 2009
mscleaver added the project Bluework Patchwork Pillow
An embroidered and pieced pillow 18-20 inches square. Based on a similar one from SouleMama’s Handmade Home. Embroider pattern from patternbee.com
For more info visit http://mscleaverch…
29 August, 2009
12 August, 2009
mscleaver added the project ZigZag Skirt
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…
9 August, 2009
mscleaver favorited the project Patchwork Bib Dress
mscleaver favorited the technique Constructing the Basic Trouser Block
31 July, 2009
mscleaver favorited the project Navy blue split cowl dress w/ giant buttons