Sew and Tell (Sep 2016 Meeting)

Row 1 (left to right)

Nancy‘s dress is a Christine Haynes pattern made with reversible sweater fabric.
She actually made these shoes, hand-sewing the sole on with blanket stitch.
Suzanne draped sari fabric for a self-designed wedding dress, sewn over her own custom-boned corset.  (Sewn in the midst of pre-wedding festivities & milling guests.)

Row 2 (left to right)

Bev very kindly helped Tori by Franken-patterning a flower girl’s dress for her granddaughter to wear at Tori’s son’s wedding. whew!  Talk about quick turnaround!
..And she found time to sew the ASG ever-popular DKNY Vogue 1179.
Norma shows her wares from working through the Craftsy bra course.

Row 3

Leanne used linen knit from Patch for her Grainline Hemlock Tee (it’s free!)
Kay sewed “Children’s Choice” shorts from Oliver & S.
Marilyn sewed a sweater for her lucky sister with McCall’s 6796, making her own ribbing at cuff & shoulder by pin-tucking the fabric.
Lorna draped this panel on her mannequin, finding the best approach when patterns weren’t work.

Row 4

Elizabeth used special fabric from her grandmother for this McCall’s 7018 shirt.
Pat embroidered special “Sea la Vie” pillows for the back of the house pillows.


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