Newsletter-photo

Top 50 Blogs
for Fashion Sewers

Subscribe to our FREE email newsletter and get the Top 50 Best Bloggers for Sewing Enthusiasts.

uniwax colette hawthorn

Added Jul 26, 2013

by cathytxtwfr

Ouidah, Benin

About_thumb

Views

1016

Uniwaxcolettehawthorn19_large

Description

I was very excited to start the Colette Hawthorn, but then picked a fabric I wasn’t in love with and received a care package with a ton of new fabric and patterns that distracted me, so I admit I dragged my feet with this project, but the sewalong deadline helped a lot in motivating me to finish. It was fun following the sewalong and I’ll definitely use certain tips for my next Hawthorn (such as the wide shoulder adjustment) – with a better fabric!

I wrote more in my sewing journal here: http://cathywu.com/journal/treadling/2013/07/26/uniwax-colette-hawthorn/

Categories

For
Women

3 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • Img_2020_large

    Aug 6, 2013, 11.05 AMby Deanna31

    Thankyou :)

  • Img_2020_large

    Jul 26, 2013, 01.17 PMby Deanna31

    Your shoulder looks pretty perfect, I wouldn’t widen it more then 1 cm. The extra fabric needs to come out across the bust- If you extend the line under the arm ( that curves around the armhole ) about 2cm front and back it should do the trick.

    You can join it to the waist or widen it the whole way down if you prefer.

    I think your amazing living over there and doing what your doing, and I love that pattern ( I’ve ordered it ), it’s gorgeous! nice job

    1 Reply
    • About_large

      Jul 31, 2013, 06.22 AMby cathytxtwfr

      Hi Deanna – thank you for the advice, i’m glad i read it before i tried doing a wide shoulder adjustment. can’t wait to try it out for attempt #2. hope your hawthorn comes out lovely!

  • 7477921d82b9cd62dad6abe75756cb0b30ea2282_large

    Jul 26, 2013, 12.11 PMby flowergirl22

    really lovely,, interesting colour and pattern,

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 3 people added it

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/uniwax-colette-hawthorn?image=335588