September 24, 2010 by Janna Roznos
Planning is done! Now on to the fun!
For this blazer I choose to use Burda pattern from Burda Magazine Issue September 1997. I picked this up at a quilt store for $1.00.
Once I test this pattern in a muslin then I will alter the seam allowances to suit the garment (i.e. 1” at the side seams/approximately ¼” at the neck and armscye and ‘to be determined’ length at the hem). For tracing material, I used this block out paper.
The block out paper is readily available. I bought it at Home Depot for about $4.00. However, it isn’t quite as ‘see thru’ as the Sketch Paper which I buy at the art supply store, but I was able to make do.
Now I have pinned the garment together and have test fitted it on my dress form.
Also, a new acquisition to my sewing library is this book: