Monday, April 26, 2010

i finally sewed an OLIVIA

actually I sewed 2, the 2nd one has a purple hood and sleaves, bit little Miss 2yo going on 16 doesnt think its cool.

Its such an EASY pattern!  I used my overlocker, but could have used my machine.  I stabilised the shoulders with tape, sewed them together.  Added the hood.  Did the sleaves (this is the first time I have done a false under top, so I made it up.) sewed the side seam and the sleave all in one hit.  Then hemmed it (I will do a tute on how I hemmed it as I am rather proud that it worked!)



I think we are going to need some leggings too.  The fabric was from SL.

Also made the matching knickers, but I dont think this single knit is really suitable.  Well it is for the body of the knickers but not the waist band.


8 comments:

willow and moo said...

Very sweet!

It's such an easy dress and looks so great. I'm sure we are going to see lots more from you. :)

Liz said...

Looks fabulous Carolyn! And isn't it such a fun pattern?!

Mad Quilter said...

Yep looks wonderful. I'm looking forward to you hem tutorial :) Great pattern isn't it? My girls love it.

Tas said...

Thios is one of the best patterns. Simple but so much chance for personal variation and the cut of the flare to the body is gorgeous.

picanini said...

Gorgeous Carolyn!

michal said...

it looks so great!

Clarinda said...

so cute!!! well done

Karen said...

Looks great Carolyn! I think it is my fave pattern, we have lots of lots of Olivias here.