Tag Archives: knit

One Basic T-Shirt, A Million Design Possibilities

How is your summer coming along? Hopefully you have a good stash of lemonade, a robust air conditioner and lots of fun planned! Before it got too warm, I made a shirt that I wore every time it was clean.   This self drafted basic t-shirt project is a part of my journey through Cal Patch’s Design It Yourself Clothes book on basic pattern drafting. The first project is a basic skirt, drafted using your own measurements. Next you learn how to add design details for a new style. Read More...

Glitter Chiffon Maxi Dress

Hi this is Jaime again from MadeByJaime. A few weeks back, Caitlin posted this Glitter Chiffon as a part of the weekly Create This Look post, and I couldn’t get it out of my mind! I was gearing up to be a part of a Blog Tour this week as a part of a PDF Pattern Designer’s One Year Anniversary. Kimberly Payne of Straight Stitch Designs had asked us to participate by taking one of her patterns and “hacking it.” We were Read More...

Otium Top in Sweater Knit

  Knit fabrics are sometimes intimidating for those new to sewing garments or new to sewing in general, but let’s face it – we all LIVE in knits. They’re comfy and flexible and once you get the hang of it, a breeze to sew! I recently took part in a pattern tour in which the Pattern Designer gave out her pattern to a few families to sew up their version and spread the word about it. I live just a Read More...