Body Type: 4 Replies 3 likes. between the lining and the outer cotton and I zig zagged the seams together flat on the wool batting so there would be no bulk at those seams. Continue reading “New dress: Wiksten shift in Nani Iro Kokka double gauze” →. The oyster white hue of the twill is a very bright, just barely off-white hue. I made a few modifications to my Shift, mainly going down a size and adding an FBA (full bust adjustment). I think this simple, but versatile pattern, paired with this lightweight fabric, will keep me cool during the warmer months and can be used as a layer, in the colder season. It has a lot of potential, this is just a draft! It is available from size 0 (32 bust, 36 hip) to size 22 (48 bust, 52 hip). I proceeded with caution,… Good luck! /r/sewing is a community specifically for sewing including, but not limited to: machine sewing, embroidery, quilting, hand sewing, tapestry, patchwork, and help/suggestions threads. That way the appropriate amount of ease from the designer was already there. I usually do small FBA's here and there but am always in between in really needing it or not. Of course, everyone's shape is unique and this may not work for you exactly as it has for me. @daisysewcrazy made a Wiksten shift top @suebearsews made a Helen’s Closet Gilbert top @roseltov_ made a True Bias Rio Ringer top @maggiewhosews made an SBCC Harvey shirt @sewsilverluna888 made a Wardrobe by Me India cami @aitcheyduck_sews made a Tilly and the Buttons Rosa shirt @sewsweetprints refashioned a RTW robe into a great topper using the Muna and Broad Torrens box … I knew I would need to do an fba and after fitting the pattern to me I thought I would need a little more coverage at the armhole so I did an fba … I wasn't sure weather to go with the Tiny Pocket Tank or the Wiksten so I asked Instagram and the winner for my figure was the Wiksten. That’s all I’ve got for you guys today! Still, I thought, maybe it just looks amazing on Melizza (which would certainly not be out of the question). Fabric Mart June 14, 2015 at 8:52 PM. The 100 acts of sewing dresses are ok, but also still maybe too wide at the hem and no shoulders. Summertime perfection! I made the shirt two more times and still have a slight gaping at the bustline, but I just pin it closed. Popular Posts. Hard to believe we are over halfway through this century of a year. It's so versatile: I'm excited for dressing it up and dressing it down. Not because it's perfect, but because I finally understood that I do not like shapeless woven shift dresses!do not like shapeless woven shift … I think this simple, but versatile pattern, paired with this lightweight fabric, will keep me cool during the warmer months and can be used as a layer, in the colder season. Or should I pick something else? By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Voir plus d'idées sur le thème Patron, Couture, Robe patron. Seaforth Pants September 5 days ago A Stitching Odyssey. I am happy (happy?) Again, beautiful dress. Smitten. | Chat with other cool crafters on Discord!! Pattern: Wiksten Shift Dress + Top (long Dress with Waist Tie version) Fabric: Toledo Linen Twill in Oyster. I was just hoping the sleeves wouldn't be botched up. ⁣ ⁣ This loose…” I'm making the Wiksten shift dress and top. It features in-seam pockets at the front, along with central seams both front and back and raglan sleeves. I think this may be useful, it is not exactly the same but is close. I reached tipping point sometime in June and went from being indifferent to this pattern to being practically desperate to make one overnight. This is a quilting cotton so the Wiksten Haori seemed to work great for a quilted jacket. Then I realised once I put on this massive dress that no one will ever notice any of that because I have created a masterpiece of ridiculousness. Hampshire United Kingdom Skill: Intermediate. Reply Delete. Vintage style maxi dress 2 years ago Sew Shelly Sew. Really cute dress ~ thanks for sharing! Sep 26, 2019 - 61 Likes, 4 Comments - Urban Sewciety (@urbansewciety) on Instagram: “Our Garment Series continues with the Wiksten Shift Dress and Top class in October. I considered sizing down, but I’m glad I didn’t. 2. Hampshire United Kingdom Skill: Intermediate . Or should I pick something else? I do recommend a walking foot for this part. Body Type: 4 Replies 3 likes. Again, a simple silhouette but in a linen? Clareew. As promised, I'm giving Sew Over It another go. This project is a great one for beginner sewers to make again and again, honing new sewing skills. The fabric is enzyme dyed linen from first for fabric, it's a fairly substantial weight and it feels lovely. The second iteration of this dress, and this time in something with much more drape. Apart from the turtle neck, this is a dartless boxy shape and as such quite similar to the Tessuto Athina and the Wiksten shift which I also both like. Based on my measurements, I cut out and sewed a size 16, and added a 1" FBA. Rebecca chose the Indian Block Print Voile – Checkerboard in Black for her Wiksten Shift Dress and Top.She made the size 18 and excluded the 3/4 sleeve and front patch pockets. I also lengthened the length by 2 or so inches because I’m pretty long waisted and I want to be able to wear this top to work. I had a few other garments in my queue to finish first, but browsed through my stash and, because this shape is such a vehicle for showing off a fabric, had literally dozens of suitable pieces I wanted to use. When I first saw it, I was definitely like, “Meh”, because , as mentioned in previous posts, the boxy shift silhouette has never been part of my repertoire, owing to a curvy figure that needs some definition. Can not wait to cut into these beauties. I normally do a FBA on my woven tops. Pattern Review • Merchant and Mill's The Top 64. On sunny days, it is perfect to reflect heat and keep cool, while the slightly heavier twill fabric has just a bit more warmth if a cool breeze picks up. Finally, I settled in tonight and just made myself finish up the 18th century shift! Yep, I agree with Sophie. 59 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203 | 303.733.3855, here, if you are interested in adding a dart to a dartless pattern. There are other alterations you may need to do that will not be covered here. That would leave the shoulders in the same place (they look fine) but lower and widen the bottom of the upper yoke. See more ideas about Childrens, Heirloom sewing, Childrens clothes. Check out #wikstenshiftdress on Instagram and see for yourself. If you made it again would you do a slight FBA? 1970s Vintage Skirt 4 weeks ago Fröbelina. ), I couldn’t resist and snapped up a couple of pieces. It really is a pretty easy and simple sew and once I start hand sewing I actually do enjoy it... it's just getting myself to start is the problem! Here is the cardigan finished and like the t-shirt before it has all the alterations of the Fractured Knit cardigan except the FBA. She’s iconic; no one can do a border print like Carolyn can do a… I knew I would need to do an fba and after fitting the pattern to me I thought I would need a little more coverage at the armhole so I did an fba … But there is a solution! By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. It is available from size 0 (32 bust, 36 hip) to size 22 (48 bust, 52 hip). May 15, 2017 - Another (of probably many) Wiksten tanks in an orange spot voile. 23 sept. 2020 - Découvrez le tableau "Wish list patrons" de Mademoiselle Wen * sur Pinterest. Here is a fast and easy way to do a small FBA (Full bust Adjustment) in a sewing pattern. ← New dress: Wiksten shift 2 in rayon challis. The pattern will be delivered as a link for a pdf download. The 100 acts of sewing dresses are ok, but also still maybe too wide at the hem and no shoulders. Also, I trimmed down the neckline a bit. I knew I would need to do an fba and after fitting the pattern to me I thought I would need a little more coverage at the armhole so I did an fba like this from Fit for Real People. Warp and Weft Wiksten Shift Top 3 weeks ago Sewing by Shirley. The only adjustment I made to this patten was adding a bust dart by performing a 1 inch FBA. Rebecca chose the Indian Block Print Voile – Checkerboard in Black for her Wiksten Shift Dress and Top.She made the size 18 and excluded the 3/4 sleeve and front patch pockets. I knew fairly quickly that I wanted to use this print for another Wiksten shift after my successful first attempt at the pattern. The Darling Ranges dress already has a rather large dart so the FBA made a monster one. The file contains full color photos and instructions a Too chicken to try a FBA. Your dress is beautiful! Using up small pieces and discovering the wonders of fold over elastic Saf-T-Pockets Brief Escape Vest Taking time to make a “fashionable” serger cover. I just need to be careful of red wine and tomato sauce, the nemesis of white dresses! A book on fitting garments is great to have on hand and will make your clothing look so much more professional and tailored. Wiksten Shift (also a top) Just a heads up, this pattern is currently only available printed and is currently sold out until June. I also added short sleeves to make view B. Smitten. Shift the dart up or down so that the point of the dart is level with the most prominent point of your bust. This dress is such a quick and simple make, and so comfortable! 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Also, some detail in the bib, … There is also a choice between a high or V-neck and the pattern can be shortened to make a T-shirt variation. Sign up for the latest news, events, offers and styles! Results of the FBA revelation: vintage Simplicity 7530 in Kokka border print ... which worked better for my short waist. ... it didn’t shift … Welcome to the first in our series: Stash Sharing. This style is best described as a work-wear garment, an artists smock or a smart jumper. Today I started working on Simplicity 2871. It has some nice drape, but it has a bit more structure and body than a lighter linen plain weave. A book on fitting garments is great to have on hand and will make your clothing look so much more professional and tailored. ... wiksten tank (1) winter dress (1) work dress (1) zone front dress (3) Feedjit. Replies. Pardon the dust 2 years ago little betty sews. ... wiksten tank dress in natural linen modified with placket and pockets. You could widen the lower portion too, so you don't lose the pleats. I got tired of having FBA’s that were too roomy so I tried some patterns that had cup sizes, Love Notions. The linen twill is a heavier weight linen. Other than the FBA, I made no other alterations. And to think until recently I presumed I'd need a complete size grade-up to make this fit. Member since 5/10/06 Posts: 1752. The Wiksten Shift has a sweet back yoke detail that this pattern is missing but other than that it is very similar in shape! I used some rayon from Spotlight that was on special last week. When I first saw it, I was definitely like, “Meh”, because , as mentioned in previous posts, the boxy shift silhouette has never been part of my repertoire, owing to a curvy figure that needs some definition. This semi-fitted shift dress is perfect for practising key techniques such as inserting facings, sleeves and a concealed zip. Amazing Fit Wool Pants 4 days ago Thimble & Threads | Musings and projects of an amateur seamstress. I made the top a couple weeks ago using a box pleat on the back and front using an adjustment that I came up with for your sailor pattern. Posted on: 6/23/20 4:47 PM . I'm making the Wiksten shift dress and top. 2014 Stash Out: 14.7 m 2014 Stash In: 45.75 m If you’re in Portland, you have to check out this shop! She graded between multiple sizes, but the grading was started too low or the pattern needed to be shortened for her body length. Wollshirt für den schwedischen Sommer 4 weeks ago ... (WITH FBA) 11 months ago BurdaStyle Blog. Amazing Fit Wool Pants 4 days ago Thimble & Threads | Musings and projects of an amateur seamstress. 1970s Vintage Skirt 4 weeks ago Fröbelina. Wiksten Shift (also a top) Just a heads up, this pattern is currently only available printed and is currently sold out until June. Hard to believe we are over halfway through this century of a year. The colour is not what I would usually go for, it was a bit of an impulse buy with the red for the Rushcutter but I really like it! End result: The waistbands bother me a little, but the concept of the skirt is still pretty fun. It seems I'm not alone in my avoidance of the FBA issue, and that it was a helpful thing to share. This is the first time that I have done buttonholes on a knit fabric which had me very nervous, however Suzanne told us to use tearaway underneath the band, and using the knit buttonhole on my Janome I was very pleased with the result. I’ve been sewing and crafting some way or another all my life, but when I really bit the bullet on financially investing in my sewing & equipment in 2011, I recall following Carolyn on Diary of a Sewing Fanatic even then. IMPORTANT: Update from BurdaStyle 11 months ago grainline. But now that I have seen your instructions I might give it a shot. We've just finished making The Top 64 by Merchant and Mills and we've thoroughly enjoyed making it.. gahhh. There are lots of tutorials for FBA's on wovens, but not knits ... wiksten tank top. Like this is the kind of pattern I want to make a million of. There’s something about the proportions of the dress: the neckline and sleeves, versus the length and width; I can’t say what exactly, but Jenny Wiksten got this draft bang on. Aug 22, 2020 - Explore Deborah Wilkins's board "Children's Patterns" on Pinterest. Did a FBA adjustment of 1" and then dropped the bust dart an additional 3/4". Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. (Details in comments) Pattern: Wiksten Shift Dress + Top (long Dress with Waist Tie version), Modifications: FBA, inverted box pleat on back yoke instead of gathering. I proceeded with caution,… This is a quilting cotton so the Wiksten Haori seemed to work great for a quilted jacket. 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