Monthly Archives: January 2014

Vogue 1387 —sloooooow progress

I’ve made some progress, but it’s slow going.   Here’s where I am so far: I haven’t given the yoke a good press yet, but I did pin the yoke and facing together.   The facing on the back isn’t really working … Continue reading

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HELP!!!! Starch Discoloration

My attempt at starching the fabric has led to some discoloration.  Am I out of luck with this fabric?? I put the full question here in the PR Fabric forum b/c I figured the most people would see it that … Continue reading

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Vogue 1387 Muslin

I made my muslin today!  I was debating about even making one, but I really didn’t know how this shirt would fit, so thought it was wise to take the time. I used this icky polyester that I bought from … Continue reading

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Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. Part II

= Ha ha ha.  It’s supposed to be really cold here over the next couple of days and I may just wear this….it IS really stinkin’ warm! No sewing on the vogue tonight…I’m tired and just decided to goof off … Continue reading

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Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should?

Ehh, I’m still deciding.    It’s very furry…and purple…  It’s REALLY warm though!   Review here:  http://sewing.patternreview.com/review/pattern/94601   Ultimately, I decided on using the Kwik Sew pattern, just to try something different.  I think I’m done with furry vests for awhile.  🙂   … Continue reading

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Moving on (to me!)

The bikini is done and has been shipped off!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I always have such a sense of accomplishment when a project has been completed relatively successfully. Oh, what’s that you say???  This post is worthless without pics!  Well, here you go! … Continue reading

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Ol’ Stripey!

Stripey and me are getting to become good friends!  I had a little bit of time to work on it and got the bikini pieces done.  This suit is really pretty easy and quick to sew.  They are almost complete, … Continue reading

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