Revisiting Old Clothes x2

May I present to you one of the least favorite things I’ve ever purchased, this lightweight dress from Old Navy with an elasticized waist: The color is good, but the front chest pockets are awkward, the elastic waist rode up, and overall the cut wasn’t great. It’s also too fussy–the gathering around the neck and … … keep reading …

Ladybug Dress

It’s been my goal for an EON to practice making clothes and I’ve finally started. Enter my daughter’s ladybug dress/tunic. The pattern is an old one I inherited from my grandmother’s pattern stash, with a number of modifications. It’s Butterick 6454 for children, a Fast & Easy pattern from probably the eighties. I made the … … keep reading …

Body Model Me

I’ve been wanting to check out the beta of My Body Model for quite a while, and I finally did so today. I can now report back that it’s pretty damn cool! It was super easy to use – I signed up, put in my measurements, realized I’d measured myself wrong, adjusted, paid and downloaded. … … keep reading …