Hello again! Sorry I have been absent. I was rather enjoying my Holiday season. Spending lots of time with family and friend. But it’s time I got back to real life. I recently came across what look to be a most wonderful computer program. Its name? Valentina It is an open source pattern making software. … Continue reading Patterns
I am currently working on designs for four swimsuits. A tankini for my wife, a bikini for my friend Cassie, a one-piece for my soon to be sister-in-law and a swim-dress style rash-guard for my mother-in-law. The tankini I am designing is based on a twisted bandeau bikini top. The design choices I haven’t completed … Continue reading Upcoming projects
Good morning! It has been forever since I have posted anything. I have been very busy this holiday season and have not had much time for sewing. I haven't been completely dormant tho. I am at various stages of planning for three different swimsuits that I hope to complete before summer returns. Also I discovered … Continue reading So Busy.
Shortly after making the swimsuit for Sister-in-law I was asked by my friend Cassie if I would make one for her. She requested a one-piece and liked the idea of a skirted suit. Since she didn't have a solid idea of what she wanted I got to work making a few sketches to see what direction she … Continue reading Polka Dots and Changing Plans
I decided to attempt swimwear for the first time when I noticed how hard it was for my sister-in-law to find swimwear. She was at the age and size where she was smack in between junior and kids sizes. Just a little to shapely for kids and just a little to girlish for juniors. I … Continue reading The First Swimsuit I Made
Hi! I thought for my first post I would give you all a look at some of my previous sewing projects. The first real piece I sewed is the renaissance doublet that I have been using at least once a year since I made it in high school. Pattern I used was McCall M4695. I … Continue reading Retrospective