Damage Control Skirt

Attempted to make a skirt the other day using my newly drafted skirt patterns. However, I failed to recognize that the wool I bought was loosely weaved, so there is a LOT of room for stretching side ways. It ended up being ridiculously big, so i had to do some damage control. After a fewContinue reading “Damage Control Skirt”

Petite Republic Give Away– big circle circle dress!

Have you ever sewn something that you liked and were proud of, only to keep it hidden in the closet and never wear it? I know I have done plenty of that. Sometimes, ┬áit is just not my style; sometimes, the fitting isnt perfect; and sometimes, i just don’t get a chance to wear itContinue reading “Petite Republic Give Away– big circle circle dress!”

First Self-Drafted Skirt

I bought myself a book, How to make Sewing Patterns by Donald H.McCunn, and it is AWESOME. I never RTFM, but this one, I make the exception even though it has no pretty pictures at all. The instructions are very very very very clear, and it teaches you how to manipulate the patterns to makeContinue reading “First Self-Drafted Skirt”