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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Sewing chair cover - vintage fashion fabric on: February 01, 2011 01:57:28 PM
The fabric is a few years old so might be hard to find now.  It was a Timeless Treasures fabric - I think just called 'Era C', their no. 4965.
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Vintage inspired swimsuit on: December 29, 2010 12:52:25 PM
That's a lovely cossie - well done!  As far as I know, the master of pattern making with lycra is this guy http://www.patternschool.com/  There's so much helpful info on his site - even explaining how elastic behaves and why things ride up, and instructions for drafting a variety of patterns!  Agreed - I'd do a test run in the shower  Smiley
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Violet knit dress on: December 29, 2010 12:47:37 PM
Thnaks very much for sharing your thoughts.  I do agree the sleeves need some change but I'm not sure what I'd do - initially I thought I'd like more billow above the cuff but I think that with the weight of the knit maybe the fabric would still just hang rather than puff out.... calls for some experimenting me thinks  Smiley
4  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Whimsy Baby Quilt on: December 26, 2010 12:15:44 PM
I think it's very neutral and very lovely.  Beautiful combination of colours, and I love the binding and the praire points - great job.
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Violet knit dress on: December 26, 2010 12:54:51 AM
Hello people,

I haven't posted in ages.... I spent the last year doing a course in fashion technology - learning pattern making etc. so have been too busy to post Smiley 

So this is my own design and pattern - yay!   This is my favourite of the things I've made this year.  It's summer here now (in NZ) so I've only had one opportunity to wear it.  I'm looking forward to winter  Smiley.






So the top is a rib knit, the bottom is jersey knit.  I managed to squeeze the dress out of a little under 2 metres of fabric.  The front is sewn shut - buttons are decorative only.

I absolutely love dresses, but don't tend to wear them.  I either need to get realistic and start making trousers, or I need to just commit to wearing dresses!

Any comments/criticism gratefully received.
 Smiley
6  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: The Owl from "The Owl and the Pussycat"* NOW INCLUDING FABRIC FEATHER TUTORIAL* on: December 26, 2010 12:33:31 AM
This is absolutely beautiful - and sooo clever.  The fabric feathers are incredible.  Superb work.
7  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Owl be Green! - Upcycled owl purse on: December 26, 2010 12:27:22 AM
Beautiful!  What a terrific use of that fabric - and the buttons are perfect.
8  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Re: knitted polymer clay tree decorations with Tutorial on: December 25, 2010 09:33:21 PM
Absolutely gorgeous - a terrific idea too.
9  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Nativity Set - Just in time for the Holidays! on: December 25, 2010 09:30:45 PM
That is gorgeous - what a fantastic gift.
10  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: The EPIC Beatles quilt that was only 2 years late. on: December 21, 2010 11:01:38 PM
That really is wonderful - I love your quilting and the pieced backing is terrific. 
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