I was really impressed with the August issue of Knipmode. I’ve earmarked 7 patterns to make up. Here are the first three – a knit top (#2), a woven top (#17) and stretch woven pants (#4). Advertisements
The third type of pant drafted from the sloper I made is a cigarette pant style. I’ve used the Balmain Biker pants as the inspiration.
My next knock-off is the Kuhl Destroyer Pant. I think I was crazy to try to make these pants, but life is boring without a bit of a challenge? Drafting the pattern turned out to be the ‘easy’ bit. The biggest headache was working out how to sew the sides as they have a normal…
My first real pants drafted from the sloper I made is based on the Marmot Ginny hiking pant. I love the back pocket. The shape of the pant is very similar to the pant sloper. The main thing I needed to draft was the patch pockets on the front and back.
Remember my New Year’s resolution to do something with the classes that I’ve purchased on Craftsy? During August I decided that I wanted to get a better pant sloper. The pant base that I’ve been using was based on a Patrones pattern and my jeans pattern was based on a Knipmode pattern. Both have been…
At the start of winter I created a couple of inspiration boards for things I would like to sew. As part of the pattern stash contest, I was trying to match these up with some of my unused patterns. I’ve trialled 5 patterns, including two Lisette patterns. Here is my progress so far.
It’s been almost three months since my last post. Most of my spare time has been spent enjoying the great outdoors or working in the garden. I’ve been sewing a little, but not getting around to editing photos for a write-up. So its high time for a quick catch-up.