REVIEWS and P.U.’s By Caryl Gaubatz The raglan sleeves need some coaxing in order to ensure a smooth fit. When sewing the shoulder seam , stop at the small dot and do not sew into the seam line at the armscye.
By Caryl Gaubatz Vogue 1454 is an over sized top with an interesting back flounce. It is super simple to sew: you can easily make it in one day . The sample shown is made of cotton poplin as recommended by the designer.
Reviews and P.U.’s Folkwear Pattern #142 “Old Mexican Dress” is a simple to sew project that would be perfect to make up for San Antonio summers or as your Fiesta uniform. The timing of the 2016 FASA Fashion Show makes this a perfect garment to showcase on the runway.
The 2016 Runway Show is exactly ten months away. It’s never too soon to plan your entry. With that in mind, I am resurrecting the “Reviews & Pee-Yews column. Each month a pattern or wearable art book or technique will be reviewed in order to inspire you to start your runway-worthy creation.