Archive | August, 2012

Making Colette Patterns Jasmine Top – Part 2

For this post, I pick up where I left off in Part 1 — I had sewed the front and back pieces together and attached the collar. Now I tried on the top to see how it fit. I was swimming in it. It was way too wide. I think I was overcompensating on the size because […]

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C Sews StyleEye – Prints! 23 August 2012

I’ve seen many interesting prints over the past few weeks. Here are some that caught my eye in San Francisco and Berkeley. I spotted these women on the street, on the BART platform, and outside a grocery store. You can see my previous StyleEye posts here. Most of these women are in motion so they […]

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Making Colette Patterns Jasmine Top – Part 1

I bought this “Jasmine” top pattern from Colette Patterns earlier this year. For fabrics, I decided to use a striped cotton shirting, a remnant I got from Britex Fabrics a while ago. I thought it would be a nice contrast to this feminine style and make full use of this bias-cut pattern. The instructions mentioned that the pattern was […]

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