Accurate measurements make sure that your garments fit. Use these the body measurements table pages to mark down your measurements.
My next big project in the art of couture and tailoring will be a couture jacket. My inspiration is the Regent Landlord Blazer by Lena Hoschek and I chose to use Marfy pattern #1989 as a starting point for the look.
My daughters friend E has been looking at the dresses I make for S and and asked me to make a similar dress for herself, too. This gave me an opportunity to test my Maiden of Finland dress pattern again. Since E was a little taller than S and the winter is coming, I made her a size bigger, so that it will be perfect for next summer. Following E’s wishes, I left out the collar. I again used gorgeous cotton from Nuppu print company. The fabric in E’s dress is called Näsiä. S got a new dress, too! The fabric in S’s dress is called Sydäntalvi. Due to the big pattern…
I sewed a ruffled wool coat for my daughter and lined it with thick quilted and wadded fabric. The pattern was from the Finnish magazine Suuri Käsityö.
I made Ottobre design 06-2012 40. Klassikko duffle coat for my son. This project was not an easy make but both me and my son are happy with the result.