Added Dec 5, 2009
Sydney (Inner We...
A few firsts….
I had been gathering material samples from a local depot early this year. It is a community initiative that gives people access to industrial excesses. There are many lovely fabric swatches. I had been wondering what to do with them. What could I make? A few months passed and then… a vest, a vest! Would be perfect size. I searched on the web for a vest a pattern… and I discovered BurdaStyle beta. And since you’re here already, I don’t need to tell you how awesome it is.
- first pattern I downloaded from Burda
- first garment since year 7 sewing
- first fabric swatch put to use
- first button holes
subtle navy, black, grey check – casual with dark denim or corporate with black suit
black satin (reversable) lining – casual over coloured tops, high lustre satin for a night out
second pic shows I added panels to the back
Wool Cotton blend
Cotton satin black
Hit the city streets in adventurous looks with utilitarian details like cargo pockets and belts.
Twists on feminine classics, like a bold patterned shift dress and pants with a racing stripe.
Member Project of the Week
Short jackets like this zebra print bomber by Anniemollison are a must for spring.
The latest pattern bundle features nine vintage reissues from the 50s and 60s.
Pick one of 5 patterns for a new kind of sew along
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