Showing posts from October 21, 2007

Happy National Bologna Day

Thank you for your words of encouragement on the jacket - as well as the tip for pulling the threads to the back of the jacket without removing the lining! (from Juliane ). Instead of thinking about sewing and repairs, today I celebrate National Bologna Day . My five-year-old inner child is dancing for joy!

Pattern Review - Simplicity 3962 Threads Jacket

I've been busy trying to clean up my UFO pile before I allow myself the joy of beginning my new SWAP wardrobe. I figured that just might be the motivation I need. Plus it appears that a few of the items that have been patiently waiting to be completed will work with my new plan. This jacket is one of them as it is black with tiny white polka dots. I originally had planned to sew the skirt also, and I have enough fabric, but I'm no longer sure about that idea. It might be to "matchy-matchy" Pattern Description: Simplicity 3962 Threads pattern -for a skirt in two lengths and a lined, princess seamed jacket with shawl collar in two lengths. This pattern has separate front pieces for B, C, and D cup. Pattern Sizing: Available in 10 to 28W. This review is for short jacket in a size 12 (shoulders/bust) tapering to a 14 (hip) using the D cup pattern pieces. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, it does. And the