Sewing · Slow Fashion

Butterick B6100 Shirt in Lightweight Woven Fabrics

Finding the perfect basic woven shirt pattern for summer wasn't as daunting as I thought it would be. Months ago, I purchased the Butterick Pattern, B6100, because it offered separate pattern pieces for A/B, C and D cup sizes. I can't believe I've waited until now to try this pattern! I know there are a… Continue reading Butterick B6100 Shirt in Lightweight Woven Fabrics

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Cloth Habit Watson Bra without the Hook & Eye Closure AKA Pullover Style

With all the excess spandex knit fabric I have, I really wanted to alter Cloth Habit's Watson bra pattern so I could use up all my scraps. The original bra pattern requires different fabrics for the cups and band. The pattern recommends that the bra cup fabric be 4-way stretch with spandex and approximately 75%… Continue reading Cloth Habit Watson Bra without the Hook & Eye Closure AKA Pullover Style

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True Bias Lander Pant in Chino Twill

Quick post about the final version of my True Bias Lander Pant. I'm still undecided about whether or not I like the fit of these pants. The style is VERY different for me. I made the pant using 8 oz. chino twill from Sellfabric.com: https://goo.gl/UYMfe4. The chino twill fabric is a very study bottom-weight fabric… Continue reading True Bias Lander Pant in Chino Twill

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True Bias Lander Pant Muslin Fittings

As much as I love wearing the same things over and over again, I really need to provide more style to my wardrobe. Last month I challenged myself with sewing a pair of Ginger skinny jeans, so this month I am tackling the super popular True Bias Lander pant! Size Based on my measurements (waist… Continue reading True Bias Lander Pant Muslin Fittings