My First Silhouette Project Collection

Meet my mini-wardrobe C.A.T. or Casual Autumn Transitional Mini-Wardrobe. Remember I live in the tropics, so this is not “northern” style. My goal was inspired by this sentence I wrote when I began my silhouette project: I also tend to sacrifice my “look” for comfort, but I should really be looking for a way to meld the two…

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Silhouette Project: Skirt Update

I realized after posting the dress pattern pieces, I should have shown you the projects that I fell in love with. I have taken those loveable pieces and tweaked them into TNT (Tried-n-True) patterns for my “go to” box. It took a few months, but I did have some method to my madness and worked in…

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The Perfect Princess Dress: Pattern Selection

While trying various styles as part of my Silhouette project, I have filled my closet with wearable muslins of multiple skirts, dresses, and blouses. I love some, hate a few, and found most are “okay” but don’t inspire a blog post. Now, I want to return to my first love: professional/advanced sewing techniques! These will invariably include technical explanations like my wool jacket…

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Wear One, Wad One

As part of my back to work wardrobe and Silhouette project, I decided to make another button up shirt, a perrenial tailored favorite. This is Burda Style 07-2010-122  and I used a sheer silk blend, double layered for modesty. Underlining with the same fabric turned out to work for the concealment, but the result was…

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