• annieeb posted an update 2 days, 3 hours ago

    I am very excited to report that the Uvita Top I’ve been struggling with—due to some irritatingly thin jersey—is nearly complete (just need to hem.) Best of all, it looks really good and the jersey isn’t too thin when worn. I suspect it will quickly develop holes—but that’s a worry for another day. For now, I have something me-made and I love…[Read more]

  • annieeb posted 2 photos 4 days, 6 hours ago

    Wearable muslin using a bodice block from PatternLab London and based upon New Look K6483. My first attempt at fitting a pattern. Until now, I’ve just sewn up the closest size with no adjustments. This is my best fitting top to date; although I need a little extra coverage along the lower front of the armscye. (Also my first time sewing…[Read more]

    Wearable muslin using a bodice block from PatternLab London and based upon New Look K6483. My first Wearable muslin using a bodice block from PatternLab London and based upon New Look K6483. My first
  • Hello!

    I’m making the Uvita Top by Itch to Stitch. I’m using some jersey fabric I purchased online. It is 97% cotton and 3% Lycra. It is much thinner and stretchier than I anticipated. Not only does that make it more challenging to work with; but, it also seems like it will drape a little too much and show every lump and bump on my body. Wou…[Read more]

  • Thanks for the book suggestion. I’ll have to check it out. I took a look at your blog. It looks great. Those pants you made look fabulous on you. Nice job!

  • Second post is up on my blog, Sun in My Ear. Find out what I thought of Fabric for Fashion: The Swatch Book. Was it worth the money? [spoiler: yes!] Will it be worth yours? Read the post here.

  • I’ve just started a new blog: https://suninmyear.wordpress.com. I’d love for you all to check it out. My first post looks at a top I made using PatternLab and New Look K6483. I have had a terrible time with fitting; but, this top may be a turning point!

Annie

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