Tailoring with Felted Wool, Part 2: How to Sew a Decorative Welt Pocket - Threads
I’m working on the tailored felted wool coat, which features a unique design resembling tree bark, and wanted a new pocket style for it. Follow along as I demonstrate how to add a decorative welt pocket.
Inseam arrow welt pockets - Handmade by Carolyn
My example shows a skirt pocket with a 16cm length opening edge bordered by 1cm width welts, although obviously all … Continue Reading →
1940's Vintage Pale-Gray Deco Wool-Couture Hourglass Atomic-Circles Pockets Nipped-Waist Bombshell Pencil-Wiggle Cocktail Dress-Jacket Suit
*1940's Exquisite Pale-Gray & Charcoal Fully-Lined Medium-Weight Wool *Elegant Atomic-Circles Collar Low-Cut Button-Down Side-Pockets Jacket *Cocktail-Length Hourglass Noir Nipped-Waist Pencil-Wiggle Skirt Design Measurements Jacket Bust:36-37 inches Waist:up to 28 inches Sleeve Length:22 inches Total Length:23 inches Skirt Waist:up to 27 inches Hips:up to 38 inches Total Length:26 inches This vintage two-piece ensemble comes from a smoke-free house. This garment is in excellent condition…
Vogue 1262: A Jacket Begun
I don't know what sensibility overtook me, but last weekend I decided to make a spring jacket. It must have been the drab winter that drew me to think about sewing for spring. Perhaps it was these noticeably longer days that bring promise of fairer weather (eventually). My normal sewing mode is making things I can wear right away, so it's been an odd feeling working on something I'll need to wait a few months to use. But it's also been fun to sew linen in winter, to be working with colorful…
Sewing tutorials - When you sew your own clothes, you’ll need to control some basic techniques. The more you sew, the better you will know the basics. Not feeling confident yet? No problem! I’ve written several tutorials to guide you through these techniques step by step.
Rhonda's Creative Life
I can't wait to get dressed this morning! I've been waiting to wear this skirt and today is the day. The skirt is made from a beautiful piece of vintage jacquard that's also a border print. It has big hip pockets. Front pleats that radiate from the base of the darts. I underlined the fabric with cotton batiste, and finished off the hem with a piece of yellow bias tape. The skirt is lined in an off white silk charmuese, which, needs to be pressed :/ I'm wearing a pair of black and white…
Not-so-instant Replay: Welt Pockets
I’m working on the Cosmopolitan dress right now, so I don’t have a lot to blog about. But I wrote a tutorial on how to do Welt Pockets a while back. That got turned into an article in T…