Create Tons of Style From a Basic Pattern
When I first started sewing, I wanted to sew a new pattern every time I sat down at the machine. Part of the fun was making something new and different. I will show my age here, but that was when patterns were $2.50 each at Ben Franklin variety stores, and the only fitting issue I had was adding length to all my hems. Fast-forward to today. A Vogue pattern can set me back about $25 and fitting a new pattern can mean multiple adjustments and muslins, along with adding length to all my hems.
Once I get a pattern to fit the way I like it, I want to use it over and over to make the most of the time and money I’ve invested in it. However, that doesn’t mean I want to make the exact same garment over and over. I still crave the fun of making new and different…
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