Category Archives: Patterns

Ruffled Empire Shade

So, you want to make your own lamp shade… The good news is that anyone can make a lamp shade – in a jiffy. There is no bad news, so let’s get started. The easiest (and most common) lamp shade … Continue reading

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How to make a Kilt

Making a kilt Extracted from postings to highland-dance, the highland and scottish step dance mailing list. See http://www.scottishdance.net/highland/. A Kilt is basically a pleated, wrapped skirt. The back half of the kilt is pleated, the front half (apron) is the … Continue reading

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PATTERN DRAFTING BY HEIGHT

This pattern design method can be used to determine drafting measurements from a given figure height combined with girth measurements for the chest, waist and hips. Knowing the person’s height allows for formulations of various lengths based on the Golden … Continue reading

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T-Shirt Dress

For a funky change of style, You take three T-shirts in a crazy mix of colour and pattern and puts them together to make this cool dress. Easy to make and amazingly comfortable to wear – the dress can be … Continue reading

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Garden Toolbelt Roll-Up

Keep your gardening tools together with a nifty roll-up toolbelt. //<![CDATA[ new Tip(‘add_to_favorites’, ‘<div>Add to your favorites to save this for later!</div><span class=”arrow_down”></span>’, {delay:1.5, className:’toptip’, fixed:true, hook:{target:’topMiddle’, tip: ‘bottomMiddle’}, offset:{x:0, y:-5}}); new Tip(‘add_your_version’, ‘<div>Share your version if you have made … Continue reading

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Reversable Baby Shoes

ut out your pieces. For each piece you want two pieces of each colour (4 in total). Shown here I have just one piece of each colour. This is what you need to make one shoe. The pieces are such … Continue reading

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Fish friendly Sushi

Here are all of the templates you need for this project. Or make up your own templates, it’s pretty easy. Body: 11cm long 7cm wide large circle 6.5 cm  small circle 3 cm Seaweed: 4 cm wide by 24 cm … Continue reading

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