I have enlarged small-scale patterns from books many different ways, the method often depending on both the specific pattern and what resources I have available to me at the time. I’ve hand drawn a pattern on large sheets of paper, I’ve used projectors to scale things up so I can trace them, and today I’ll show you how to print a pattern on a standard printer.
Category: Post-16th Century
I recently found and marathoned through the fabulous Amazon show ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’! Its a funny show, with lots of beautiful costuming, set in 1957ish. The main character in particular has some amazing dresses.
I hope folks don’t mind this break from my usual historical clothing! I don’t make very many modern dresses. I think that this is because if I want a cute dress for daily life, I can buy it for far …