Patty has been b-u-s-y! She has produced a mini wardrobe. She was so kind to invite us over for a photo shoot.
OK, here we go….
100% Cotton Double Knit
(sold out- see entry 11/16/07)
Construction Details: Patty didn’t use any interfacing because she felt the fabric was heavy enough. She pinked the seams to reduce bulk, finished the hem with a serged edge and used snaps for the front closure.
Patty used her Bernina Artista 640 to do the embroidery
but the paisley design is a free download from Creative Machine Embroidery. Patty used a size 75/11 embroidery needle, a mid weight cut away stabilizer and Robison-Anton thread in silver and turquoise for the paisleys.
The next jacket from this pattern is made with the red/white floral fabrics made for Anna Sui (see entry 1/17/08).
50% Linen 50% Cotton
for the body of the jacket
100% Cotton Lawn
for the collar
This was constructed using the same techniques as the red knit jacket. A red gross grain ribbon was added for the belt.
Two jackets-two different looks-Love it!
She used 1/4″ non-roll elastic for the waist
and used a 3 thread overlock to serge the flounce onto the skirt as well as to finish the hem.
100% Cotton Lawn
Construction Details: The fabric is very light so Patty self-lined the collar. This gives a nice clean finish at the collar’s edge.
She used a 1/4 non-roll elastic for the sleeve and turned the hem up twice and hand picked the edge.
This was a rayon crinkle fabric we had two summers ago. It really turned out lovely.
At Patty and Davey’s house there is laughter, good conversation and great food.
Thanks Patty and Davey for a wonderful afternoon!