Sewing a Boned Bodice With Plastic Boning

Hey, remember this dress? Here’s the third post in the Padded Bust Series! First we sewed abutted seams in cotton batting, and then we made padded bra cups by layering cotton batting. Today I’ll finish up the tutorial! We’ll sew a muslin version of our bodice, and add plastic boning to the seams. I’ll show […]

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Lonsdale Envelope Back: Metric Conversions

As promised, here is the Lonsdale Envelope Back, converted into metric measurements. Here’s a link to the PDF file as well. Save it to your computer, iPhone or print yourself a copy! Click here to view the PDF. I’ll post the PDF on the pattern store page as well for future reference! And I’ll post […]

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I Want to Learn More About…

Hello, everyone! I thought I’d post something different today instead of more outfit posts, and ask a question! With sewing, you’re always learning. Even I’m learning new things, and I’ve been sewing for twenty years, maybe more! That’s the wonderful part about hobbies – you’re always exploring, testing new ideas, and improving your skills. (Speaking […]

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Day 22: Rather Ladylike

Happy Fourth of July! I know it’s the month of July and Me-Made-June is over, but I thought I’d post a few more outfits and a round-up of thoughts after the month. This has been the most challenging round of all three Me-Made challenges I participated, as you probably can see from the late-ness of […]

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