It’s time to divulge more sewing secrets from the mysterious east, and from last week’s Guessing Games post. Congratulations to Myra of the Simple Inspirations blog, for winning the game. You nailed it, Myra! To the “baggy pants” crowd, also well done. The bottom garment here is a shalwar (pronounced shull-waar). It’s worn with a… Read More Making a Shalwar
Hello, my sewing friends 🙂 This is a not-to-scale diagram of pattern pieces for a certain garment. Can you guess what it is? Hint 1: I mentioned this garment in my last post about the kurta-like tunic made with Simplicity 4528. Hint 2: The four pieces shown are only half the garment. They get duplicated,… Read More Guessing Games.
.Hi readers! This week I’ll share a work in progress (WIP) which is way back in the finished line. No particular reason other than my own lazy ways. The “not technically” in the title is explained further along this post. The Pattern I used a favorite Simplicity 4528, originally issued in 2005, which seems to… Read More Not Technically a #Kurta. #WorkInProgress
Hi all! I might be on an embroidery kick; you may have noticed if you read my posts regularly. I dug into some unfinished sewing archives and look what surfaced in a ziploc bag. Except, I can’t remember how it was supposed to be finished. A long time ago, I took a machine embroidery class… Read More UFO Doily Gets It’s Due