Tag Archives: Metric Pattern Cutting

Self-drafted Summer Jacket.

“Summer Jacket”. Summer. Jacket. Prior to moving to then UK I would’ve assumed a summer jacket was a cocktail, a condom or a euphemism for being naked apart from sun screen but, after 13 years here, I’ve faced the reality … Continue reading

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Little mini skirt. But don’t worry, mum. I’m wearing a scarf.

Purple mini skirt I drafted and sewed, courtesy of Aldrich’s Metric Pattern Cutting. This is really one of the best sewing books I’ve ever come across. This is a self-drafted skirt made up of 5 panels, 2 at the back, 3 … Continue reading

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Metric Pattern Cutting Review- aka success through swearing and mathematics.

I’ve not posted recently as I’ve had my head stuck in a book, Metric Pattern Cutting by Winifred Aldrich. Or, as I’ve been calling it “Metric bastarding Pattern bollocks, I’ve measured this wrong Cutting Oh look, it worked, ace! I’m … Continue reading

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