Sunday, 30 December 2012

December in Review

Pretty in Pink Dress

Fabric:  1.80 metres total. Quilting cotton, light weight 100% cotton, $10.08  
Interfacing:  .60 metre, $3.27
Pattern:  Simplicity , (reused), $0.00
Thread:  $4.37
Buttons:  $4.03
Elastic:  $0.23
Basting Tape:  $0.63
Total Cost:  $22.61
Time Investment:  6 hours
Tools Needed:  Sewing machine, serger, measuring tape, ruler, fabric shears, pins, iron, ironing board, sewing machine needles, blind hem foot, walking foot and tailor's chalk.  



Blue Collared Shirt

Fabric:   100% Cotton plus interfacing, can't tell you, it is a gift
Pattern:  McCall's 2447, can't tell you, it is a gift
Thread:  can't tell you, it is a gift
Buttons:  can't tell you, it is a gift
Total Cost:  can't tell you, it is a gift
Time Investment:  5 hours
Tools Needed:  Sewing machine, serger, measuring tape, ruler, fabric shears, pins, iron, ironing board, needles, seam ripper, sewing machine needles and tailor's chalk. 


Men's Vest


Fabric:  1 metre of 100% British Wool, $47.04
Lining:  .80 metre of 100% Polyester (on sale), $8.96
Muslin:  .80 of 100% cotton (on sale), $5.60
Interfacing:  Fusible interfacing, $3.38
Pattern:  Simplicity 4762 (on sale, 50% off), $8.32
Thread:  $2.93
Buttons:  Donated from Mama R's stash, $0.00
Total Cost:  $76.23
Time Investment:  9 hours (includes hand stitching and basting)
Tools Needed:  Sewing machine, serger, measuring tape, ruler, fabric sheers, pins, iron, needle, seam ripper, iron, ironing board, sewing machine needes and tailor's chalk.  

Silk Jacket

Fabric:  1.6 metres of 100% Silk Dupoini (on sale, 70% off), $22.58
Interfacing:  1 metre, $6.76
Pattern:  $11.00
Thread:  $4.37
Buttons:  recycled, $0.00
Total Cost:  $44.71
Time Investment:  9 hours 
Tools Needed:  Pins, tailor's chalk, sewing machine, serger, seam ripper, measuring tape, ruler, fabric shears, iron, ironing board, sewing machine needles.  



 

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