28 September, 2013
RJMCreations commented on the article Paris Fashion Week Inspiration
the skirt reminds me of the new Chanel, shorten it, add a long lining and matching signature jacket for Fall should be my next project.
2 August, 2013
RJMCreations commented on the project Bronze/Print Bra
thank you so much. I deconstructed half of the bra and kept the other half together to use as a reference, works great.
1 August, 2013
RJMCreations added the project Bronze/Print Bra
Underwire bra patterned from an old bra I deconstructed to use as a pattern. It feels like I am not wearing a bra at all but have wonderful support if that makes sense. The front lace is a little o…
30 June, 2013
RJMCreations commented on the forum topic Beginner level - Repurposing old fur and leather coats?
You can deconstruct them and with leather you can use vodka (cheap stuff) or regular rubbing alcohol, spritz the sueded side and let dry. This should remove all odor. I have used old leather coats …
22 February, 2013
RJMCreations commented on the pattern Asymmetric Zip Jacket (Plus Size) 12/2012
I am rating this a 3 because the armhole is way off from the sleeve size; the armhole is huge compared with the finished sleeve. I wasted fabric and have to get more for this reason, so measure bef…
14 December, 2012
RJMCreations commented on the project My dress with polka dots
Great dress. How did you structure the bodice?
3 December, 2012
RJMCreations favorited the pattern Illusion Jacket 10/2012
RJMCreations commented on the project Dress for Success
Beautiful and so versitile
28 November, 2012
16 November, 2012
RJMCreations commented on the project Elfka's polka dot wrinkled dress
I posted to another’s who made this. I am in the process and have to say that more daunting than the 22 pieces is lack of instructions. A simple diagram with what pieces go where (numbers not just …
15 November, 2012
RJMCreations commented on the project Ruched Sheath Dress
Did you have any issues with the pattern instructions? I am trying to make one and the instructions are horrible. They might as well not have any at all. I give you double kudos for making it so well.
13 November, 2012
RJMCreations favorited the technique French fly, or waist stay, for trousers/shorts
RJMCreations favorited the technique Side Invisible Zipper Tutorial
5 November, 2012
RJMCreations commented on the project Adding Origami Sleeves on the Red Seamed Dress
Nice touch, thank you for sharing.
RJMCreations favorited the technique Using a Felling Foot
4 November, 2012
RJMCreations added the project Christening Gown, Jacket and Cap
Beautiful white on white christening gown, cap and jacket made for a friend’s first grandchild.
10 October, 2012
RJMCreations commented on the article Wanderlust: 9 New Patterns
the alrate.com site has a small American flag in the top right which will translate the page to English.
18 August, 2012
13 May, 2012
RJMCreations commented on the forum topic China Silk in NYC
Don’t know about shops in the garment district but this seems to be a nice resource: http://www.dharmatrading.com
14 April, 2012
RJMCreations commented on the forum topic Need help finding double knit dress pattern
OOPS, posted too soon, the patter was in my browsing history from yesterday. Vogue 8571, if anyone is interested it is on sale at voguepatterns.com for $4.99.
22 January, 2012
21 January, 2012
25 December, 2011
RJMCreations commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 24 - Win Sewing and DIY titles from STC Craft|Melanie Falick Books!
I check out local used book stores and my back up is Amazon. I have bought reference items from online blogs that I like and follow.
23 December, 2011
RJMCreations commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 23 - Win a Spoonflower $100 Credit!
Daffodil Red and chalkboard flowers – can’t decide.
RJMCreations commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 21- Win a H|CLASS™ 100Q Sewing Machine by HUSQVARNA VIKING®! [U.S. Only]
I am staying with friends who have given up their sun room for the winter for me.
16 November, 2011
RJMCreations commented on the article Comment to Win ANOTHER "My Double Deluxe" Dress Form from Dritz!
My first sewing project was in Jr High School in Home Economics class, they would not let girls take woodshop back in the dark ages. The sewing and cooking portions put me off of both for many year…
17 October, 2011
RJMCreations posted a message on RJMCreations's wall
Has anyone used SewPatterns.com? I have just downloaded one pattern and it was a horrible experience. Not only do you have to download a ton of new software, once you do that it is almost impossibl…
4 October, 2011
17 September, 2011
RJMCreations commented on the project First Bra
Found a shop on Etsy that sells custom dyed bra kits. Will post again after I receive my first order and get a look at the kit. Ordered a bronze and vanilla kit, pics look wonderful.
11 September, 2011
RJMCreations added the project First Bra
This is from an Elan pattern and bra kit. I found the directions almost impossible to follow and the pictures not much better. The structure of the pattern is very good. If you know how to sew a br…