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Monthly Archives: August 2012
The mailman brought me these two books from Amazon! I know and have great affection and respect for both Laura Bennett and Gretchen Hirsch, so I can’t wait to dig into their books! Happy sewing!
Next week, it’s back into the studio to record more videos. More later!
I spent this afternoon with Phyllis, and we pretty much finished her dress form double. Next week we’ll do mine. In the meantime, she was kind enough to take a picture of me in my Paco Peralta top, so you … Continue reading
Subtitle: Paco Peralta – Patterns for the Sophisticated Woman Pattern Description: From Paco’s Etsy store: Sleeveless blouse with draped front; it can be made of silk or similar fabrics, including stretch fabrics (knits). The pattern is simple and easy to … Continue reading
I did one more muslin of Paco’s Drape Front Top, this time in a size medium. Much better. I can’t take a self portrait to save my life, but this gives you an idea. The wrinkles on the torso and … Continue reading
I’ve changed my mind. I’m going to make myself a skintight costume with Spanx lining and a cape (Phyllis, I may need your help), and start parading around as the Pressinatrix. Anyone found pontificating as an expert and giving plain … Continue reading
I just did a quick and dirty muslin of Paco Peralta’s Drape Front Top. This is kind of a non-review, but let me tell you – it’s beautifully drafted and sews together like a dream! Based on my bust measurement, … Continue reading
Happy August, campers! Before I begin, I have to tell you a story. As you might have guessed, I have been incredibly busy recently. Between business, family, summer and just stuff, I haven’t had a lot of mojo. Last weekend … Continue reading