Fitting Problems…. Belcarra

One of my biggest issues when I went back to being a serious sewer,  about 6 years ago, was the fit. My shape no longer seemed to match with dressmaking patterns.  I  made things, and they  were awful. Usually too tight. How things have changed since my younger days , when I  could buy a … Continue reading Fitting Problems…. Belcarra

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Gifted sewing….. Makenine number two.

So, number one was the Blackwood, and I selected the raglan dress for number two. This falls into the "Gifted" category because the fabric was a birthday gift from my daughter. (Check her out on "makingwithneedles.wordpress.com") It's a lightweight Ponte, and I wasn't sure what to make with it until I started thinking of my … Continue reading Gifted sewing….. Makenine number two.