Category Archives: Muslin

Jalie 2005, Hot Patterns La Strada

First up is Jalie 2005.   This is an out of print pattern, but I think it was hugely popular back in the day.  I tried the boatneck and really, I don’t like boatnecks that much, so the shirts were … Continue reading

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A tale of 3.5 tests

So last week I did a test of the Jalie Eleonores.  I used a ponte knit as my muslin fabric.  Overall, they need some work.  I didn’t want to take the time to get them fixed, so I just put them … Continue reading

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A Sad Lament & a Muslin

In Wichita, there are two Hancock Fabrics, one on each side of town.  Yesterday, while out running errands, I stopped into them both. It was soooo depressing.  I used to live in MD before moving to Kansas and that was … Continue reading

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Hot Patterns Slouchy Fly Front Skirt – Work in Progress

On Friday night, someone posted on the Hot patterns facebook page about the Slouchy Fly Front skirt. I’ve always been interested in this skirt, and since I didn’t have anything planned for the immediate sewing queue, I decided to download … Continue reading

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Two Kwik Sew 2101s and a Hotpatterns Shirt Tail T

There has been lots of sewing going on!  Since my last post, I’ve completed two bras made from kits from Needle Nook Fabrics plus a muslin top from Hot Patterns.  The fabric for the bras were from these kits that … Continue reading

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HotPatterns 1136 – Plain and Simple Essential Shift – Muslin 1

Continuing on with hotpatterns patterns… I made a mini muslin of HP 1136, the Plain and Simple Essential Shift, the other night in a straight up size 8.  Here’s the result. This top can be a dress or a top skirt, … Continue reading

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McCalls 7198 – Test Shorts

We have huge storms rolling though Kansas this evening, so I had some time to spend in the sewing room.  I picked this pattern up over the weekend and wanted to try it out so I looked in the scraps … Continue reading

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