By Amanda Murphy
Costume up your place in anything clean for the vacations! those quilts and vacation from designer/blogger Amanda Murphy take Christmas in a vibrant new path that updates the conventional reds and vegetables with blues, pinks, and whites. This publication beneficial properties 18 festive initiatives, together with nine quilts and nine domestic undefined: seasonal pillows, a tree skirt, introduction calendar, Christmas stocking, and extra.
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Find your Fashion inspiration at 249 your screen saver. I was fooling around on my computer the other day and, having no idea how much it would inspire me to action, saved a picture of a pattern illustration as my monitor background. This is very easy to do and to change (consult your operating system help menu for how to customize the monitor background). I plan to change the picture as I work on different projects—it makes me find time to work on whatever I’m sewing. ” —LaurieEm 250 Get Lucky!
Sew the facing right side to the garment wrong side, trim and clip the seam, and then fold the facing onto the right side of the garment. Following are a few things to consider when reversing your facings. 265 Do you like the shape of the facing? If not, try reshaping the outside edge. 266 Consider cutting your facing from a contrasting fabric to add emphasis. 267 For added zip, finish the facing edge with a flatlock stitch in pearl cotton thread or with piping. —ShereeSews 268 Cinch the back. I saw this recently inside a jacket at Anthropologie and thought it was a great idea.
Slee c • I began with a knit top pattern that fits me. I folded the sleeve in half lengthwise. • I laid the bodice front pattern piece on my table. I lapped the folded sleeve pattern on it, aligning the seamlines (not the cut edges) as follows: I matched the top center of the sleeve cap to the intersection of the armscye and shoulder seams, and matched the top of the underarm seam on the sleeve to the top of the side seam on the bodice—as shown in the drawing at bottom left. • Then I traced the perimeter of the overlapped pieces to make a new front/ sleeve piece, adding seam allowance to the folded edge in the middle of the original sleeve pattern.