Pattern Hacks

Hack! Ivy Crop Top

Posted by Jodie Pascoe on

Hack!  Ivy Crop Top

How to make an Ivy Crop Top   If you need a sweet vintage top that is quick and easy to make, here is a tutorial on how to crop the Ivy Dress. Pair this with Powderpuff Pettiskirt child or doll for instant vintage charm. This combination makes the most darling outfit ever! Follow the simple steps below to create your new outfit!   1/ Print and assemble your Ivy bodice pattern pieces.   2/ The first step is to extend the front and back bodice pieces to create extra length. Measure down and mark out 1.5”(3.8cm) - 2” (5cm)...

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HOW TO - DAISY Dress with alternative steps for an enclosed bodice, sleeves and covered back.

Posted by Natasha Chrismas on

HOW TO - DAISY Dress with alternative steps for an enclosed bodice, sleeves and covered back.

Hello, it's Hanny from iCutie here! For today blog post, I'm going to share with you how I modified the back bodice of the Daisy dress to be a closed back while also enclosing the bodice and the sleeves.       PART 1 -  Redrawing the Back Bodice Trace the back bodice onto a piece of paper (1), lay the front bodice piece on top, match at the side seam, draw around to create new pattern piece (2). Your new back bodice should look like this (3). PART 2 - Enclosing the Sleeves I chose 3 different fabrics to make the process...

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Pattern Hack - Creating a Jasmine Top

Posted by Angie Chia on

Pattern Hack - Creating a Jasmine Top

Jasmine Top Pattern Hack (Part 1 of 2) Hi there, this is Angie from @pocketful_of_rainbows88. Today, I am here to talk about a cute hack for the Jasmine Dress Pattern. One of the key things about living in Singapore is how HOT and HUMID it can get. While I have only heart eyes for the sweet Jasmine dress pattern, I was also quite keen to try a pattern hack for a Jasmine Top version for our warm weather wardrobe.  For this 2-part blog, I’d like to share with you some tips on how to modify your Jasmine Dress into a top....

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