• Colour Blocking • Pattern Mixing • Tonal Textures • My latest FREE sewing pattern, the Asymmetric A-line Dress, is the PERFECT style for all three of these design options. You can colour-block it in fabulous brights, OR you can work it up in similar tones of the same colour using different textures and weaves, OR you can be really brave and MIX & MATCH your patterns. Try combining sheer fabrics and lace or crochet type materials into the occasional panel for a really pretty and…
Finnish Bushcraft - Page 2 This is suppose to be a shirt, but while in NYC at a fashion show they made a coat out of Army Blankets, the sleeves, sides were sewn down, they had self fabric (Army Blanket) bias trim on raw edges cuffs, front, hems it was top stitched on center panel and side seams and all bias trim. Fabulous!! Think it would be a great DIY.
This technique looks confusing, but is not difficult to sew. These alternating pleats are just created by marking pleats at the top, and the bottom. The pleats at the bottom should be marked directly in between the marked top pleats. When you sew the pleats, it looks like the fabric is folded in on itself and intertwined together.
The Essential Denim Dress sewing pattern - Summer style