Tuesday, August 21, 2012
What a Ham!
I made a ham! lol it was really too easy. I've been wanting one for a while now but I didn't want to order it and pay what - $10 bucks plus shipping (Amazon)?? nah - I've got fabric-stash busting to do, so here's the little sucker:
Cute right? I just stuffed it with fabric scraps - some of them cotton, some of them knits. I'm going to make a seam roll next - just after I gather some more fabric scraps. It was easy and I found a tutorial for it - let me know if you'd like the link - I can post it.
Another link I found is a great tutorial on the Narrow Hem Foot - there are great photos and everything: http://prudentbaby.com/2011/05/baby-kid/the-narrow-hem-foot-5-minute-tank-tunic-part-2-2/
Hope that helps (hope the link works - let me know if it doesn't, I'm still learning how to be a blogger)
So my latest project is the 2nd from the left - that pink dress:
So here I am wearing the dress - with sleeves and still unhemmed....
I'm almost done with the actual dress. I just have to add the sleeves tonight and hem the skirt. I'm going to use my twin needle for the first time for the hem.
It's hard to see the bodice pleats and the pockets with this print but they're there. This dress will be exactly the same as the one above. I'll wear it with my favorite Kenneth Cole nude heels and belt.
There's another version with 3/4 sleeves and a collar. I'd like to try that one too but in a medium weight knit for the fall (which around here starts in late October, sigh). I want a navy or royal blue one to wear with my knee high camel boots.
So, what do you think? Should I keep going or just stop now? lol