Basic Pattern Set

The Basic Pattern Set – Front and Back No. 2

Hey Everyone! Yesterday I spent some good quality time staring at my voluptuousness in the mirror working on my second muslin for this basic pattern set I’m after. From version 1, I had made the mods to the flat pattern and with complete confidence sewed up this second version.  Really, I had complete confidence that… Continue reading The Basic Pattern Set – Front and Back No. 2

Basic Pattern Set

The Basic Pattern Set – Just follow the instructions!

OH!  If it were only that easy right?  Famous last words?  Just follow the instructions, that is what the pattern tells me to do right? Step 1. Take measurements.  That is easy enough, though I gaze long and hard at the numbers coming off the tape measure.  Can those be accurate?  I do it again… Continue reading The Basic Pattern Set – Just follow the instructions!

Basic Pattern Set, Fitting

The Basic Pattern Set – The Alter to Fit Method

Happy Thursday Everyone! Remember I told you I broke out something fashion sewers either love or hate?  Did you guess what it was? Yes, it is the dreaded Basic Pattern!  Can you believe this thing causes so much consternation with fashion sewers that most sewers just give up and swear off sewing all together?  There… Continue reading The Basic Pattern Set – The Alter to Fit Method