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Beaute' J'adore – The art of DIY

My New Butterick Patterns for Spring 2014!

Exciting day! I have two new pattern designs that just released. The first is B6019, and it's a dress I've been dreaming of for a long time. Ever …

My Butterick Lingerie Pattern: Choosing Fabric

I've received some comments from readers wondering why I chose to design Butterick 6031 for stretch fabrics only. Vintage slips were always made from …

The Wardrobe Architect Week 6: Organizing your palette

<i>The Wardrobe Architect is a popular series that ran in early 2014. It’s currently being expanded (with help and feedback from you) into a</i> …

The Wardrobe Architect Week 5: Your color story

<i>The Wardrobe Architect is a popular series that ran in early 2014. It’s currently being expanded (with help and feedback from you) into a</i> …

The Wardrobe Architect: My Silhouettes

<i>The Wardrobe Architect is a popular series that ran in early 2014. It’s currently being expanded (with help and feedback from you) into a</i> …

The Wardrobe Architect Week 4: Proportions and Silhouettes

<i>The Wardrobe Architect is a popular series that ran in early 2014. It’s currently being expanded (with help and feedback from you) into a</i> …

The Wardrobe Architect Week 3: Exploring shapes

<i>The Wardrobe Architect is a popular series that ran in early 2014. It’s currently being expanded (with help and feedback from you) into a</i> …

The Wardrobe Architect: My Core Style

<i>The Wardrobe Architect is a popular series that ran in early 2014. It’s currently being expanded (with help and feedback from you) into a</i> …

The Wardrobe Architect Week 2: Defining a core style

<i>The Wardrobe Architect is a popular series that ran in early 2014. It’s currently being expanded (with help and feedback from you) into a</i> …

The Wardrobe Architect Week 1: Making style more personal

<i>The Wardrobe Architect is a popular series that ran in early 2014. It’s currently being expanded (with help and feedback from you) into a</i> …

Finished! Butterick 5882, the Shelf Bust Dress

Whew! That was a whirlwind. I made this dress over the course of a week, flew out to Dallas to wear it to a wedding, and flew back home the next …

Supply Source: Tissue Paper by the Roll for Cutting Slippery Fabrics

Remember this post, where I wrote about cutting slippery fabrics with tissue paper? Well, I've found a great source for industry-quality tissue …

Completed: The Blue Lace Robson (!!!)

Ok folks, here ya go – big reveal time!<p>LOOK THAT GORGEOUS BLUE TRENCH COAT.<p>JUST LOOK AT IT.<p>For the full nitty-gritty of this project, see my posts …

The Great British Sewing Bee Is Casting!

I wrote about my love for this TV show here. In case you missed it, <i>The Great British Sewing Bee</i> is an amazing reality TV series devoted to finding …

Lauren's Blue Lace Robson Coat

By onMay 3, 2013 in Patterns<p>Did you see Lauren’s blue lace Robson Coat on her blog yesterday? It’s absolutely stunning!<p>Isn’t it gorgeous? Take a look …

Cool Tailoring Trick: Carrier Strips

Unless you use the same materials and patterns over and over, you're bound to encounter construction challenges with each new tailoring project. In a …