143 Elisalex #pfSelfCare

143 Elisalex #pfSelfCare

Catch up: 


Honeybourne x 2 – what a difference getting the fit right makes

Halloween costumes

Also: talent show! 

Self care – skin


Smarty pants class – made first block and mockup!

Love Notions Ballad Blouse – blue linen

New patterns:

Frances Collection Victory Patterns – up to 60” hips

Made to Measure book: released Nov 2 UK, Nov 5 USA. 

Following an overview of essential sewing tools, a primer on fabrics, and a guide to essential sewing techniques, you will learn how to:

  • Draft simple patterns based on your measurements 
  • Take a pattern from an existing garment 
  • Identify and fix common fit issues 

The sixteen pattern-free projects for dresses, skirts, tops, a pantsuit, and more are a springboard for creating a versatile, personalized wardrobe. The designs include:

  • Sweet Shirred Top and Dress 
  • Faux-Cute Jumpsuit 
  • Paneled Wrap Skirt 
  • Prairie Dress 
  • Not Your Grandma’s Quilted Circle Skirt 
  • Siren Slip Dress 
  • Refashioned Sweater Dress

Interview with Elisalex – about 25 min.