Episode 88: Recap #pfGenderMORE

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Last minute addition – Needle Sharp @needlesharpny 

#MahoganyTurban pattern with enough fabric to make two hats.  Folks can keep one and donate the other or donate both.  

Taylor.hart.fabrics$100 gift certificate

Jenny: 2 yards of a pink white blue moth design created by a non-binary trans masc artist in a cotton knit. 

Catch up:


I’ve fallen in love with stamping so hard. I’m also mostly prepping for holiday craft fairs. 

I’ve still found time to make a couple of my self-drafted dresses AND my drafting class has started & I’m officially scared. Learning illustrator is something I’ll definitely do better if it’s in person. Sigh. Lol. 

Beverly:  Creative Hinterland class: finished my Jacket!  It is made from Merchant and Mills Jacquard fabric in color “Quink” and “Hardy Falls” (navy and olive) from Domesticity.  I am so proud of this jacket!  In case you haven’t heard progress from recent episodes, this make required 3 toiles.  It started as the Hinterland dress pattern and after adding ease, sleeve length and a bit of length to the bodice, plus making it a V neck and adding style lines that continued over the sleeves and onto the back- it became a jacket.  All the pieces were serged before starting so that the seams could be busted open instead of finished together to minimize bulk.  I love it so much.  Next up: a wrap dress. We have converted the Hinterland into raglan sleeves and added some extra gathers at the shoulder and back.  In addition, we added width to the sleeves and extra length in the back to gather into a cuff. I’ve made my first toile and I don’t like the fit.  Two things: our teacher suggested washing it first to be sure I don’t like the fit after a bit of shrinking back (fair point) and I want to also try it without the wrap, just make the front on the fold instead of single triangle pieces. 

New patterns:

Pattern Emporium – Take the chance Tiered dress – up to 55/49/59

Seamwork aims max 64” hip

Aims is a romantic oversized button-up blouse with raglan sleeves, and front and back gathers on the lined, curved yoke. It features a band collar, elastic at the sleeve hem, and 3/8″ (10 mm) buttons down the front.

Jennifer Lauren Handmade Jade back wrap dress 

Based on the classic apron styles of the 50s.

Jade features a fully lined sleeveless bodice with princess seam front shaping and darted back shaping, finished with a V neckline.

A wide A-line skirt includes side seam pockets and falls to below the knee. The back skirt overlaps almost side seam to side seam (it’s stepped back just a smidge so you can’t see the edge of the skirt when looking from the front), meaning you have plenty of coverage across the back – even in windy weather.

Jade can be made in both floatier fabrics with some drape for hot weather (think cool linens and floaty cottons) as well as heavier weight fabrics like denim and wool suitings for a crisper finish in cold weather.

Stay stitch September sun dress

The September Sun Dress and Top features corset sealing details, a soft sweetheart neckline, an open back with ties and a gathered skirt/peplum. There is light boning in the sides for structure. View A is a midi length dress, View B is a short dress hitting just above the knee and View C is a peplum top. 

It is available in sizes 0-34 (up to 64″ hip)

By Hand London-Nerrisa quilted coat and jacket – up to 68” hip

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