Anyone know how to go about this? I suppose my other option is sending them to the Great Jenny Hart for her perusal and perhaps acceptance, but it would be nice to make/have them made and sell them under my own name as well, not to mention give the transfers as gifts to a few of my crafty family members & friends. Any ideas? I've done some searching but haven't had a lot of luck.
It's view D. My only question is that the pattern shows something I've not seen before and I want to make sure I'm reading the instructions right. They say, "Stitch front and back sections together at side with large circle, leaving free above large circle (this side becomed left front and left back). Stitch front and back together at remaining side."
Here's a snapshot I took (backwards because it's done with a Mac PhotoBooth):
Am I understanding this properly? I was going to make a lining for the skirt with muslin, but if I'm cutting, sewing together, and then folding up to sew again, there's no point in that. I feel like an idiot but would like to get this right - I really like the print and my hubby even made a point of saying, "Wow, that's really nice fabric." lol
It's a somewhat full skirt - definitely not a fitted skirt, and the fluttery-ness of it means the string powdered with talcum (or baking powder) didn't work too well. I have scoliosis and one hip is noticably higher than the other, and I like to kind of hide this by hemming things properly. We're rather new in town, and don't know many people, so there isn't anyone I can ask for help...I hate to take this to a tailor just to have it hemmed, but I'm on the verge. The flutteryness means standing at the table edge won't work, either...right? (I stood there for a few moments trying, but how I'd do the back I'll never know, lol.)
Does the Dritz EZ Hem work for anyone? I'm at the end of my rope and irritated that I lost my momentum. Believe it or not, this dress has been waiting to be hemmed for a nearly a MONTH. I can't seem to get it right no matter what I do! *sigh*
I want to embroider some BBQ aprons for my dad & uncle (obviously, embroider with manly things...lol). Any suggestions for where to find appropriate aprons, the full-length white kind, that are good for embroidery? I've seen some at Target and am tempted to try but want to see if anyone else has done this. Thank you!
Here's the little pocket for the headphones. I just cut the back piece to be long enough to form a 'pocket' inside the flap to tuck the headphones into. Sorry, this shot isn't as clear, but you get the idea:
My next attempt will be one that looks like our kitty, Remmy. That'll be more labour-intensive, though, and I wanted something quick & dirty to protect our new toy (Hubby and I bought it for each other as a wedding anniversary gift) during our trip.
So, what's the most efficient way to mark your fabric before sewing? I don't mind putting tailor's stitches in for darts, but adding stitches alllllll the way around each piece of fabric for my seam allowances, etc. takes forever and it's starting to drive me crazy. I've tried every pen and pencil at Joann's but none work (esp. the disappearing ink ones - the ink disappears almost instantly, not exactly long enough to sew pieces together!). Granted, I'm a newbie at this sewing thing and teaching myself, but I am getting nothing done, and that means not making any money. So, what do you do? What do you recommend? Thanks!