9 June, 2012
thewiremonkey commented on the technique Get rid of a gaping armhole
Excellent, very clear explanation! The same principal works for gaping neckline on scoop neck bodices. I automatically do a full bust adjustment (FBA)—it is well worth the effort.
8 February, 2012
thewiremonkey commented on the technique Add seam allowances FAST! (Burdastyle Magazine patterns)
So cool! Just ordered one. I hate mincing about with seam allowance after tracing off my sloper! Thanks.
1 July, 2010
29 December, 2009
thewiremonkey commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win a Rowenta® Pressure Iron & Steamer!
My iron is plugged in from the time I start a project until I finish it. I like that it has an auto-off feature but the steam element could be a little better. That is probably my fault because I…
thewiremonkey commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Over a Week Long Giveaway, Win a PFAFF® hobbylock™ 2.0!
I like to wander through the garment district in NYC, looking at all the different fabrics. I usually see a fabric I like, then let it tell me what it wants to be. Maybe I’m like a stone sculptor…
7 October, 2009
17 September, 2009
thewiremonkey commented on the project Satin top
Please please please upload the pattern! I would pay for this pattern! Beautiful and beautifully executed!!
11 September, 2009
thewiremonkey commented on the project Coffee Date Dress Inspired by
I had to adjust the pattern too. I did a full bust adjustment and added a waistband so I didn’t look too cut in half. You’ve done a really lovely job—the fabric is so pretty!
thewiremonkey commented on the project 1st Date with Sewing
Welcome to the addiction!
You did a lovely job. I had to lengthen mine too! That’s what I love so much about sewing, the ability to customize your style, not have it dictated by someone else!
thewiremonkey commented on the project Coffee Date with a Dinosaur!
thewiremonkey commented on the project I am wearing a Polyester Curtain-Coffee Date Dress
Very Scarlet O’Hara in Gone With The Wind (making the dress out of a curtain I mean!) Beautiful!