Thursday, December 2, 2010

Sewing apps

For those of you who have Ipods or Ipads. There is a wonderful app that is called Sewingkit.
It helps you keep track of fabric, patterns , measurements and much more.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Clergy Robe

I have made several robes like this - I enjoy being able to use coordinating different brocades to embellish these types of Cassocks. I recently visited the garment district in NYC and I found many different brocades that can be used with type of robe. I have more pics to come. Chow

Pattern Description: CassockPattern Sizing:44-46

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes, indeed.

Were the instructions easy to follow?Yes

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?I have made it several times - i like the versatility. You can change it and make it your own. I don't care for sewing on so many buttons - looking for an alternative.
Fabric Used:Rayon blend.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:I like to use brocade coordinating fabric for the collar and cuffs.
Would you sew it again? Yes, yes , yes

Would you recommend it to others?Yes, absolutely!

Conclusion: Overall , I enjoying sewing using this pattern. It is one of my TNT.