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One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018

UttaRetch

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #150 on: March 16, 2018, 12:12:37 PM »
 I think the competition is for adult clothing only, but @Manuela will be able to clarify.
What goes around comes around.

Manuela

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #151 on: March 16, 2018, 13:48:50 PM »
I think the competition is for adult clothing only, but @Manuela will be able to clarify.
Good point, and yes.... Fitting is a vital part of this competition.

Lachica

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #152 on: March 16, 2018, 14:46:00 PM »
Oh, sorry, I'll try to remove the post.
Mary

Manuela

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #153 on: March 16, 2018, 15:12:02 PM »
Oh, sorry, I'll try to remove the post.
You don't need to do that, feel free to sew along - and we all looooooove pictures   :)

BrendaP

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #154 on: March 18, 2018, 23:26:11 PM »
I've done all my buttonholes this afternoon, so now I've only got the buttons to sew on, 22 of them, and the final pressing, then I'll post the finished photos.  I was pleased, and a bit surprised, to find that I had enough suitable buttons in the stash for the first dress and the shirt.  The second dress has  decorative buttons only (no buttonholes) and I've made some Yorkshire thread buttons to use.
Brenda.  My machines are: Caroline a Singer 201K-3 born 1940, Thirza a Featherweight 221K born 1949, Azilia a Singer 201K born 1957 and Vera, a Husqvarna 350 SewEasy about 20 years old. Also Bernina 1150 overlocker and Elna 444 Coverstitcher.
http://paternoster.orpheusweb.co.uk/

BrendaP

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #155 on: March 19, 2018, 12:24:28 PM »
It turned out to be 24 buttons 'cos I put 7 instead of 5 on the front of the flamingos dress.

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I'll get some better photos next week, but I don't feel inclined to prance around in a summer dress whilst there is snow on the ground!

ETA - The inline thingie worked, but the photo is sideways, sorry.  I held the phone portrait/wertical rather than landscape/horizontal
« Last Edit: March 19, 2018, 12:26:57 PM by BrendaP »
Brenda.  My machines are: Caroline a Singer 201K-3 born 1940, Thirza a Featherweight 221K born 1949, Azilia a Singer 201K born 1957 and Vera, a Husqvarna 350 SewEasy about 20 years old. Also Bernina 1150 overlocker and Elna 444 Coverstitcher.
http://paternoster.orpheusweb.co.uk/

Manuela

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #156 on: March 19, 2018, 13:03:44 PM »
Could you all please put your photos up here unitil Tuesday April 3rd with a few words on each of them (what pattern, what kind of changes you made, etc.). I'll then put up a voting thread, combining everything for ack contestant with a poll.
Thank you

Tamnymore

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #157 on: March 19, 2018, 13:45:59 PM »
Still not sure if I'll manage all three in time but I'll do my best!  Lovely dresses and blouse @BrendaP
'One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.' Oscar Wilde

Acorn

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #158 on: March 19, 2018, 14:12:10 PM »
I'm a bit stumped on my third one at the moment.  I have a vague idea as to what I want, but my embarrassingly large stash isn't coming up with anything that clicks.  I must have missed something...
I might look as though I'm talking to you, but inside my head I'm sewing.

Acorn

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #159 on: March 19, 2018, 14:32:24 PM »
Hah!  Inspiration has struck ('didn't I stick some fabric in that cupboard because it wouldn't fit with the rest of the stash?')

This is the stuff. "This lovely quality cotton voile fabric is a fine, light weight woven cotton with a pretty flock print design."
  
It's currently in the washing machine, probably turning the rest of my washing purple.

I'll have to do something else with the neckline because I don't think the yoke will work.  Hmm.
I might look as though I'm talking to you, but inside my head I'm sewing.

Acorn

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #160 on: March 23, 2018, 16:23:56 PM »
Nearly finished... just got to hand sew the hem at the bottom.  I'm very pleased with this one.  I've added bell sleeves (I think that's what they're called), taken it in further just above the waist and then flared it out a lot more and given it a slightly circular hem, lower at the back again.  I didn't do the yoke, and although I was going to put a slit in the front of the neckline I didn't in the end, because when I tried it on with the round neck it looked right.

Interestingly it has ended up very similar to a StyleArc top that I made last year (in a different colourway of the same fabric), which I have never worn because although it looks fine, nothing feels right about it.  This one fits and feels good.  I may remake the other one.

No picture yet because it's sitting in a little heap on the settee waiting for its hem to be done, and every time I move it it spits out half a dozen pins.

I might look as though I'm talking to you, but inside my head I'm sewing.

Tamnymore

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #161 on: March 23, 2018, 16:40:09 PM »
I should finish my jacket from Vogue 9212 this weekend but I've decided I'm not going to press on with the 3rd jacket as I won't finish it in time and I want to sew other things. I'll post a photo of my finished jacket here though.
'One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.' Oscar Wilde

Acorn

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #162 on: March 23, 2018, 16:47:44 PM »
I must admit I'm really looking forward to sewing something else!   0_0
I might look as though I'm talking to you, but inside my head I'm sewing.

Tamnymore

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #163 on: March 23, 2018, 17:20:18 PM »
So am I  :S
'One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.' Oscar Wilde

Lachica

Re: One Pattern Three Ways - TSP's first competition in 2018
« Reply #164 on: March 23, 2018, 21:11:32 PM »
Very nice. @BrendaP what are Yorkshire buttons?
Mary