Tag Archives: muslins

the I-told-you-so dress

Yes, yes, muslins are good. I’ve come to terms with that now. Despite my reckless impatience, I made a muslin for the bodice of the Dahlia dress (which was definitely a good move, because I’ve seen issues with the neckline floating all over the interwebs on this one). But because of my reckless impatience, I thought that […]

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adding sleeves to a cowl-neck bodice

When I made my seriously sophisticated dress, I had to add sleeves to the design. I did some research on Pinterest to see what sleeves looked like on a cowl-neck bodice and to see if it would even be worth it to alter the pattern. I loved the seamless look of sleeves built into the […]

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the wearable muslin Moneta

Readers, I know I’ve been quiet on cyberspace this week, and it’s for a great reason–my sister is in town for the week! So instead of sewing or blogging I’ve been drinking fountain drinks, playing Mario Kart, and downing crepes at the coast. I do, however, have a dress to share with you all in […]

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let’s talk about muslins

I didn’t even know what a muslin was until I cracked open The Colette Sewing Handbook. I never really saw my mother make muslins, and maybe that’s just because her years of experience helped her know what alterations to make, if any. The more I read about muslins, though, the more I see their value to the […]

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