Posts Tagged “pleats”
Tweet Simplicity 1755 – Finished in 2 days! The fabric is from Paron in NYC. It’s wool that looks like the plaid pattern is painted on with a sponge application. Or plaid maginiified so greatly that it looks deteriorated. Whatever it is, I fell in love instantly and had to had at least 3 [...]Pin It
Tweet The hem is weird. I think I can iron it straight but I’m pretty sure it’s because I over-stitched. Like, just got stitch-happy. The fabric is a semi-sheer stretch possibly from G&R Fabrics in NYC. I have to wear a slip underneath the dress but it’s not bulky to wear.
Tweet New Look 6067 Usually, I base the garment I’m going to make on the fabric. This fabric has been in my stash for a few weeks from one of my summer trips up to Boston. I had no idea what to do with it until I saw this random zipper in a pile of [...]Pin It
Tweet Last Thanksgiving, I went to spend the holiday with Martin and his lovely family. We were doing some post-turkey-dinner shopping when I spotted a Jo-Ann’s. To say I was excited is a vast understatement. I haven’t been to a Jo-Ann’s in years because there wasn’t one that was accessible by T in Boston. Anyway, [...]
Tweet Suzy Chin Maggie Boutique: Butterick 5675 Suzi Chin Maggy Boutique Asymmetrical Pleat Woven Sheath Dress (Nordstrom) I’m really loving pleats at the shoulder this fall. It’s so simple and chic and I think it flattering for all cup sizes. This was fairly simple to make. I cut all the fabric and attached the front [...]
Tweet Princess Margaret – East Africa 1956 Beware of this pattern. There an astounding amount of pieces in it. it will never fit back into the envelope perfectly. Close up of pleats. I have no idea what this iridescent fabric this is but it’s so light and perfect for muggy Boston weather. Yuck. I don’t [...]