Tag Archives: pattern drafting

self-drafted princess bodice. with kitty cats.

so here is the real version of the horrible mobile phone pic i snapped a few months ago, my current obsession/outfit, and one of the first outfits i EVER: designed from scratch drafted from scratch planned for pattern mixing pretty … Continue reading

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refashionista: my very first drafted-from-scratch RTW-inspired garment

FINALLY. i have been working on this dress since february.  i was perusing the local fancy department store and spotted this delicious yellow number from alice & olivia.  the price was much less delicious:  an outrageous $385.  for a dress … Continue reading

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what to do about the ones that got away: looking for vintage patterns

pattern envy. it’s a common problem, a natural problem when all of us here in the internets are sharing projects and ideas with each other.  it’s bound to happen eventually–how do you prepare?  how do you overcome? really, it’s a … Continue reading

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simplicity 2099: final design details and taking paris by storm

since this is a simplicity pattern, obviously the details are relatively basic.  the front bodice has gathers at the neckline instead of darts.  the back bodice has a fold-over facing.  the skirt is a simple tea-length flare, while the waist … Continue reading

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