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11  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Drape neck top! on: March 18, 2012 10:36:01 PM
Flip Turn Drape Top from the book Pattern Magic 2



Love this pattern, though it was difficult to decipher intially, once drafted, it is such an easy to pattern to sew. will be making 2-3 more tops using this pattern and also plan to modify the pattern to get the drape in different locations.
12  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Teal Blue Kameez + Mustard Churidhaar for Sis on: March 15, 2012 06:01:38 AM
Thanks for the compliments.


Beautiful! Your work is always gorgeous. Question: are you using a zipper or some other kind of closure on your kameez(s)? I can never get mine to come out so nicely fitted- the pattern I have is for pullover-only types, but yours always look so tailored!

Regarding the closure, since this is not as close-fitting as dresses and since it is a kameez paired with churidhaar (pants) underneath, so there is a slit in the side seams from about 1/2 inch from hip position and this gives the freedom to NOT have any closure since the neckline is quite deep enough to let the head slide in and the waist  is not that close fitting and hence lets the bust squeeze in while wearing it! These type of kameez that i make really do not have any closure! I add backdarts to give shaping at waist.

P.S: body type of my sister and me are petite and hence this leeway of not having opening, if a person is more curvaceous then they would require some form of opening!
13  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Teal Blue Kameez + Mustard Churidhaar for Sis on: March 14, 2012 06:11:08 AM
Latest outfit made for my Sister

Teal Blue Embroidered Kameez paired with Mustard color cotton churidhaar (pants)

14  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Pretty in Pink! on: March 07, 2012 05:20:33 AM
Thank you all, for the encouraging comments!
15  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Pretty in Pink! on: February 27, 2012 05:16:22 AM
Thanks! Self-drafted pattern.
16  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Pretty in Pink! on: February 26, 2012 08:41:58 PM
Latest outfit made for my sister!



17  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Saree Blouse with lots of Bling! on: February 22, 2012 09:18:09 PM
Thanks for the compliments! will try to post an action shot, when my sister gets to wear the saree.
18  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Saree Blouse with lots of Bling! on: February 21, 2012 09:28:39 PM
Saree Blouse for my sister

Blouse



Saree
19  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: VDay gifts to Hubby and Sister! on: February 20, 2012 08:45:37 PM
Thanks for the compliments!

Regarding sewing for men, oh yes it is easier and tougher at the same time, because, we need bother too much about fitting for obvious reasons of no bustline -waistline variations! But there are tiny details involved with seams, collars and plackets that we have to deal with in case of men's clothing, with practice they are a breeze for sure! best wishes to you and wish you make an elaborate wardrobe for your man!
20  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: VDay gift to Darling Daughter on: February 20, 2012 08:43:11 PM
Thanks for the compliments.

Self-drafted pattern plain basic bodice for top portion and bottom skirt is 1/2 metre fabric which has been knife pleated to fit the waist round! throw in the ruffles at hemline and wasit band where the bodice joins the skirt portion and the self drafted pattern is ready!
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