Monthly Archives: August 2011

Vogue 8499 – Mom Jeans Version

A couple of years ago I cut out these pants and sewed them mostly together at the home of my in-laws.  (This version is the one on the right in the image below.)  Then I came home and, well, put … Continue reading

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MPB Day!

I’m back home after several days in New York, including a Saturday spent celebrating (the first annual?) Male Pattern Boldness Day. (Photo cribbed from MPB; that’s our fearless leader, front and center, looking, as he himself points out, quite tall.  … Continue reading

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Vogue 8737 – One Pattern Piece Top

OK, it isn’t literally one pattern piece, since there’s a single facing piece, too, but close enough .  .  . The front and back are identical, and the only “trick” to the construction is that the front and  back pattern … Continue reading

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Twister Dress

OK, it’s completely wacky, but how could I resist?  It’s the BurdaStyle Twister Dress.  There is only one pattern piece; it’s placed on the fold of your fabric.  Here’s what the pattern looks like: The angle at the extreme left … Continue reading

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