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Mom taught me to sew - then put me on a clothing allowance: $25/MONTH - but that was back in 1966. The ONLY way I could satisfy my clothing appetite was to make it myself. That lead to a major in ...

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Flirty Flounces Talking Pattern

from Londa's Creative Threads
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Flirty Flounces Talking Pattern
Flirty Flounces Talking Pattern Pink Tier Top
Flirty Flounces Talking Pattern Pink Tier Top - Back View
Flirty Flounces Talking Pattern Double Flounce Top
Flirty Flounces Talking Pattern Mauve Capelet Top
Flirty Flounces Talking Pattern Flirty Flounces Talking Pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic sewing skills is all that you need because you'll see a photo of every step AND hear audio directions in addition to the printed directions.

Pattern Description:

Not ruffles (which ADD girth and weight) but FLOUNCES lead the way to flirty femininity. This pattern will teach you to master these EZ techniques for creating flounces for ANY location on clothing! Many variations are included. These techniques are applied to a boasic knit top pattern you already have - or can easily obtain!

My 'Talking Patterns' is my invention of a website (URL given inside the PDF pattern) where you see a colored photo of absolutely EVERY step of the design and creation of these jackets PLUS my personally-recorded audio directions telling you what to do (or NOT to do) in that step. Of course, the most important photos are included in the PDF pattern along with awesome written directions

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Any size your basic knit top pattern omes in...


  • Green Double Flounce Top: 1 3/4 yard of 60" knit fabric
  • Plum Capelet Top: 3/4 yd 60" fabric for lace 'cape + length of top in 60" for top
  • Mauve Capelet Top: 3 yards 60" knit fabric
  • Blue Tier Crazy Top: 2 1/2 - 2 3/4 yards 60" knit fabric
  • Pink Tier Crazy Top: 3 yards 60" fabric
  • Pattern Tissue like Red Dot Tracer
  • Londa's Terrific T Knit Top Pattern or any basic knit top pattern

You Will Also Need:

  • Dressmaker's Transfer Paper and Tracing Wheel
  • Lastin Clear Elastic: 3/8" wide
  • Knit Fusible Stay Tape or Knit fusible Interfacing
  • A dress form is helpful for designing purposes, but not necessary
  • Regular sewing supplies for knit fabrics
  • 75 Stretch Needle and 4.0/75 Twin Stretch Needle for hems

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