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Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you... Continue reading
Thank you so much! I am going to try a straight skirt from my first attempt at a skirt sloper. I knew I wanted to do a back vent, but couldn't get a straight answer on how to go about it. You are awesome!
How could I have totally redone everything and have the fit totally screwed up? After checking the fit on the combination bodice and skirts slopers, and feeling like I was back at square one, I had a temper tantrum, and... Continue reading
Sometimes I wonder if I should be embarrassed to admit that I obsess think about clothing design and construction all the time, that I get up extra early in order to have essential time to sew. Well I saw a... Continue reading
Kim came over and helped me pin my bodice and skirt slopers together. We have concluded that I am almost there. Need to change the hip curve slightly and adjust the waist on the bodice and true them all up... Continue reading
While we are slogging away at our pattern-making slopers we have decided to give ourselves some mental relief and have ordered one copy of Patrones, for inspiration. If we like it, we might even split a subscription! Apparently there are... Continue reading
Lately we've been slogging away at Project Two: Make a Bodice Sloper. But it takes so much patience! This weekend, both of us caved to our need for some instant gratification. We decided to make actual garments, now. The results... Continue reading
When you find yourself developing a creative obsession, we recommend that you find yourself some company, particularly if your obsession concerns apparel architecture and clothing construction. After all, it is impossible to fit a bodice sloper to yourself, and not... Continue reading
Thanks for the tip Kathy!
"el demando" - Love it!
Toggle Commented Mar 25, 2010 on bonden's nick names at .: angilou and tucker too :.
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Mar 15, 2010