25 September 2015

Inspiration...Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns

Inspiration comes from the book, Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns, by Natalie Chanin.  I have wanted to embellish simple designs. This book is a good start for me.  There's a CD included which requires a copy shop to print out the patterns (there is no home-print feature). Couldn't wait, so I pulled out Simplicity 1621 from my stash, an older pattern that I had success with; a good fit, simple lines, easy to alter. This pattern comes with scooped neckline, which I converted to a V-shape, something like what's in the book, but Bubblegum pink rayon gauze fabric??? ...oh my.

Haven't decided on how to finish edges.

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