Daily Archives: September 23, 2009

Making clothes


I’ve been drafting a pattern for a pair of fitted shorts.  This time I’m using a commercial pattern and trying instructions from Pattern Fitting With Confidence by Nancy Zieman.

Dressmaking fabrics are starting to become an addiction, which is ok as long as they do, eventually, become clothes!

I couldn’t resist his sateen, which is destined to become a skirt.

The top fabric is a linen blend which I’ve used before in a differnet colour, it’s got a nice stretch to it, I think I’ll make shorts from this.  The bottom fabric is a black denim – lots of possibilities here.

This cotton print came from the christmas fabrics table at spotlight.  I really like red Smile

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