Showing posts from July, 2020

DIY Wrap Swimsuit ( Third Version)

Here is the last garment I made last month, a wrap-style swimsuit made from lycra fabric from my stash. I made two similar swimsuits before and I was happy with the fit. So, I was okay with the process and was sure it would turn out as well as the previous ones.  The process took me two days, just right before our holiday. And I immediately packed it as soon as it finished.  I love this wrap swimsuit, the design hides the fatty tummy and is comfortable to wear for swimming. Also, the wrap style adds something special, so girly and stylish. For the pattern, I used my self-draft (TNT: tried and true pattern) and the sewing process was started by cutting the fabric pieces, sewing the elastic on the front lining and continuing to pin the necessary parts. I prepared the bands for the back ties and the side wrap. Sewing them as a loop and turning them inside out. I pinned and sewed the bands (ties) on the right front piece (wrap) and backside. Stitched the

V neck Floral Print Dress

Hello, I finished my floral dress yesterday and so glad it turned out as planned. This dress is my entry to #magamsewalong "Juggling June" and #sewyourwardrobebasics "Prints" challenges on Instagram. For the pattern, I used my basic dress sloper and modified the neckline into a v-neck, changed the dart placement and reduced the shoulder length and armhole. Fabrics were floral cotton voile, remnant 125 cm that I bought during my trip to Portugal last summer and for the lining, I used white cotton I bought locally. I was happy to juggle all things, from the limited fabric to modifying the pattern. I changed the dart placements two times and made a muslin. I drafted the facings but in the end I don't need them because I sewed the lining fabric directly onto the fashion fabric. The sewing progress was fast, involved a lot of clipping and basting. The invisible zipper sewed in the center back. I fully lined the