Monthly Archives: April 2011

vertical proportions

I found the Body Proportions Explained post on Inside Out Style to be quite interesting. Clothes are designed to some kind of standard proportions. We are all familiar with the horizontal measurements, such as bust, waist, hips. There is also … Continue reading

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zipper indecision

I managed to locate my trouser pattern with a minimum of frustration (woo!), so I’ve cut out the fronts (except for the crotch curve) and backs. I would like to get stitching, but I’m not sure how I want to … Continue reading

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a simple dressy top

I’ve been looking over the body shape analysis over at Inside Out Style, and I figured that I was likely an X (hourglass) or A (pear). If I’m an A, then the wisdom would be to keep hips free of … Continue reading

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three for three

I finished my third long-sleeve T-shirt a few weeks ago and just haven’t had time to post about it. The neckline ended up a little snugger than I intended. I misremembered what seam allowance I’ve been using, and my SA … Continue reading

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