Thursday 10 July 2014

Supplies- mela Indian Summer dress

Hi All, here is the list of supplies you need to sew the summer dress. I've included where I've bought each one.
Mela summer dress sewing supplies

Basic sewing machine

Sewing Machine

I have a Janome basic sewing machine- Janome J3-18 Sewing Machine. It has  straight stitch, zig zag stitch, applique stitch and comes with a buttonhole foot which is very handy.
Scissors I had the little one and the larger fabric shears I bought - 5 Star Tailors Shears 210mm
Measuring tape Sewing / Tailors Tape Measure 150cm - PINK
Seam ripper Came with Gutermann Sewing Thread Kit. Can't live without this.
Pins Hemline Coloured Plastic Headed Pins, 34mm, Value Pk of 200
Thread Real cheap one - WMA 24 Assorted Colors Polyester Sewing Thread-Pack of 24 (does the job for me, breaks at times - a very good value for the kind of projects I'm doing) and other Gutermann (really strong but expensive) Gutermann Sewing Thread Kit  
Bobbin 4 came with sewing machine
Fabric Bought the binding fabric from local fabric shop and the pink fabric from John Lewis. - couldn't find the one I bought in store
Elastic Bought them from local fabric shop.
Tailors chalkTailor's Chalk Triangle - Set of 3 Red, White, Blue

Thanks for reading.


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1 comment:

  1. Thank you Preethi for this beautiful dress. It's really gorgeous!
    I would love to attempt to make it for my daughter but the link for the pattern no longer works. Would you mind sending it to me?
    Thanks so much!


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