Thursday, 25 September 2014

Scout Woven Tee - Madewell Hack

Pattern: Grainline - Scout Woven Tee
Size: 12
Fabric: 1yd 60" Robert Kaufman Denim (Popular Fabric)
Cost: RM43.00 / yd

  • Used store bought gingham bias binding
  • Seams are faux felt seams throughout
  • Saddle stitching around the neckline and sleeve hems with Perle No.8 in red

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Kate's Dress

Pattern: Self drafted
Fabric: 1.5M 60" Linen (Osman)
Fabric: 2.5M 45" Lawn Cotton Lining (Harisons)
  • Drafted from studying Kate Middleton's yellow dress
  • Also tweaked on the muslin fitting before cutting the fabric
  • Fully lined
  • Seams are stitched and then pinked.
Muslin for fitting

All ready to sew

Fully lined

Inside the unlined garment

Thread chain or known as French tack to avoid the lining riding up.  Note the pinked seams
The lining at the arm hole is turned and hand stitched to envelope the armscye seam.  Darts for the lining are folded and invisible zip is applied

Bias binding hemming for the sleeves and hem

Saturday, 6 September 2014

Dress Slip

Pattern: Self drafted
Fabric: 2M 45" Lawn Cotton (Harisons)

  • Used an existing drafted pattern
  • Used a facing instead of bias binding
  • Machine embroidery around the neckline
  • French seamed side seam.
  • 1/2" double turn machined hem