Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Party Dress, by Mary Adams. In combination with projects from Tomoko Nakamichi – Pattern Magic

Getting this book in the mail was like getting a bag of candy. It is so appealing and feminine.  Pink on the inside I couldn’t help studying it. It is a guide to sewing your own party dress, there is … Continue reading

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Tomoko Nakamichi,- sleeve with gathered hole.

Now that the trunk and collar parts of the dress are finished, I am moving on to the sleeves. Nakamichi definitely has become the theme in the top part of this dress. I have therefore decided to continue on the … Continue reading

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Pattern Magic,- Nakamichi project nr 2

I am continuing my exploration of the models presented in the book “Pattern Magic” by Tomoko Nakamichi.  Now that I finished working with my last project, I want to build on to it, adding a collar. I have chosen Nakamichi’s … Continue reading

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First try at Tomoko Nakamichi- Pattern magic

  Sometimes very basic patterns can be a little boring. I purchased the book, “Pattern magic” from Amazon.com. To begin with, I thought there were some strange ideas in there. A “canguru pouch” like pocket or a hole in the … Continue reading

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