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Catarina Dress a Seamwork Pattern | Dressmaker’s Blog

By Ellisha / October 19, 2017

Catarina Dress a Seamwork Pattern I’m just a dressmaker who is building her wardrobe.       I needed the perfect dress to add to my wardrobe!   Therefore, I created a copy of the dress to make sure my dress fit when sewn with the fashion fabric. My Completed Catarina Dress! Finally, the dress […]

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Muslin Dressmaking Project | The Catarina Dress

By Ellisha / September 29, 2017

Muslin Dressmaking Project Finally, I’ve completed my muslin dressmaking project for the Catarina Dress! The purpose of a muslin is to check for proper fit before sewing your final garment using fashion fabric. Well, my muslin fits perfectly! Now, it’s time to cut and sew the fashion fabric! I am aiming to be done by […]

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Altering Patterns | Skirt & Bodice Sloper Wardrobe Building

By Ellisha / September 28, 2017

Altering Patterns I’ve finally completed my bodice and skirt sloper! Altering patterns of my upcoming sewing projects is the next step to building my wardrobe.   What’s important to me is creating a wardrobe that fits my body type. I want more than a cute outfit or something that is comfortable to wear. Furthermore , […]

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Bodice Sloper Round 1 | Dressmaker Blog

By Ellisha / September 16, 2017

Bodice Sloper I have been working on my bodice sloper creating the proper alterations to match my body blue print. Creating a sloper that matches my body silhouette will give me the perfect fit when sewing, drafting or designing future garment projects. Therefore, the bodice I will be using for my sewing projects is by […]

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Dressmaker Blog | My Sewing Projects & Wardrobe

By Ellisha / September 12, 2017

Dressmaker Blog | My Sewing Projects & Wardrobe Welcome to my dressmaker blog! As a dressmaker, I have a deep love for sewing and creating fun and beautiful things to wear! Furthermore, I am a novice at garment construction. Also, I enjoy building a well-fitted wardrobe for all seasons! This video is about who I […]

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Fleece Robe Sewing Pattern | McCall Pattern Review

By Ellisha / December 18, 2016

  Fleece Robe Sewing Pattern I completed this fleece robe sewing project for a while now and have been wearing my pretty pink robe almost daily. It is perfect for just lounging around the house or just sitting back reading a book. Best of all, you don’t have to make a lot of fit adjustments […]

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Sewing Shirts | Gertie Sews Casual 40’s Style Blouse

By Ellisha / November 4, 2016

  A Vintage Shirt Made for Modern Times Sewing shirts are projects I really enjoy!  I purchased the Gertie Sews Vintage Casual Book a while ago and decided to sew the vintage style blouse!  I must say my finished 40’s style blouse looks so amazing! This is my favorite go-to shirts thus far! I’ve sewn […]

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Vintage Shirt Patterns | Gertie Sews Vintage Casual 40’s Style Blouse

By Ellisha / August 17, 2016

Vintage Shirt Patterns I recently purchased the Gertie Sews Vintage Casual book and can’t wait to create some of the garments such as the vintage shirt patterns. Since I am building my wardrobe I am sewing two of the 40’s Style Shirts in the book. Below is the fabric I am using and more detailed […]

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Free Dress Patterns | The Sorbetto Summer Dress

By Ellisha / August 4, 2016

Free Dress Patterns For The Spring & Summer Months Hello Everyone, During the spring and summer months, I begin looking for free dress patterns to sew.  I wanted to sew a summer dress to add to my wardrobe for the hot southern heat here in Louisiana. I came across this FREE Summer Dress Pattern and immediately […]

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Pants Sewing Pattern | Seamworks Moji Pants

By Ellisha / July 24, 2016

Seamworks Moji Pants Sewing Pattern Hello Everyone, I finally completed my pants sewing pattern from Seamwork.com ! When I saw the pants pattern it was love at first sight. I had to have them and make myself a pair in denim fabric. It has been a while since I’ve sewn any garments so on the Seamwork […]

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