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Sweetheart Dress - Wearable Muslin

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Hello sewing friends, I finally finished the wearable muslin for MAGAM Joyful June, Sweetheart dress :) The pattern is based on BurdaStyle Vintage Modern Elizabeth Gathered-waist Dress size 34, I modified the bodice at the neckline and armhole. And for the fabric, I used cotton voile that already stayed inside my stash for a while. Before I write more about the challenge of making this dress, let's take a look of the final dress that I wore this morning. I went out with husband and son visited Leal Senado, then walked around Sao Domingos market. I always enjoyed flat sketch and I made this one especially for the Sweetheart Dress. I mentioned before that this dress is based on BurdaStyle Vintage Modern Elizabeth Gathered-waist Dress  size 34. I modified the front and back bodices to a Sweetheart neckline and used the skirt as the original pattern had. My work started with front bodice, I measured the dart center line 8.5 cm above the apex and drew using the French curv

Me Made May 2016 Round Up

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Hello, Me Made May 2016 has come to an end. It was a great month and I am glad that I managed to wear self-stitched garments and refashioned for the whole month. My special thank you to Zoe  for organizing the awesome challenge, my dear husband who took photos during the whole month and to all my sewing friends for the lovely comments through Flickr. Also, my last thank to my followers in my  Facebook page  for the likes and comments :) Well, I am not going to say more, here are the outfits that I wore during the whole month of May. For more detail of each outfit, you can visit my album on Flickr ME MADE MAY 2016 May 1st - 8th May 9th - 15th May 16th - 23rd May 24th - 31st I think it is enough for my today post, hope everyone have a lovely day and a happy sewing. Love, Hana

Finished Mad May, Culottes And Cotton Blouses

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Hello... I finished my  Magam Mad May, three culottes and decided to sew two cotton blouses. The weather is getting really hot and I need some easy garments for my everyday wear :) The culottes pattern is from  New Look - Misses pants 6231 size 36   that I shorten the length and modified the bottom. The cotton top pattern is from a dress pattern, BurdaStyle Chiffon dress 01/2013 #108 size 34  that I only used the bodice and modified the neckline, armhole and bottom. I will explain more about my sewing adventure in the below post, now let's take a look of the first garment - wearable culottes muslin that I wore with rtw t-shirt for MMMay'16 day 23 For the wearable culottes muslin, I used the left over woven fabric from my Simplicity New Look pants  in deep green colour. Other than fabric, I need invisible zipper, fusible interfacing and same colour of thread. The process of making this culottes started with modify the pattern based from my pants that I made in February