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1  A few summer outfits for Pullip NOW with small tutorial in Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects by moonwells on: July 19, 2007 08:27:47 PM
While I am unable to share more complicated (i.e., less linear...) patterns through a sad lack of a scanner, I did put together a very small tutorial for a basic sundress, which can easily be modified with sleeves, added/less fullness, length of bodice, length of skirt, etc. It is a basic guide I created to ease the process of creation for myself,  Wink. It is posted after the pictures.

Thanks again for all your kind words!

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Well, what with classes being over for summer, and not having a very hectic work schedule, I've had a lot of fun making some outfits, and my Eternia Nerineke has been a very patient model,  Wink

I call this Narcissus, and it is definitely my favorite so far:


A Weekend in the Country, a very fun little shirtdress that almost ended up too small around the hips:


Tea in the Garden, I love the pleats and blue button especially:


Summer Circus, a very fun fabric:


Neon Lights, also a very fun fabric:


Cotton Candy at the Park, a simple but sweet little dress, and one of my favorites:


Chocolate-Covered Cherries. I don't like how the colours came out in this photo, but it's still a lovely little dress:


Summer Picnic, with a definite retro flair:



A small tutorial to obtain a looks as diverse as Tea in the Garden and Neon Lights.


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2  Re: 2006 Completed Costumes Scrapbook! (completed project pictures & links go he in Halloween Costumes by moonwells on: October 31, 2006 06:41:18 PM
Everyone's costumes are so awesome!

I just got home from work and was able to get a few pictures taken of mine, so excuse the post-work tired expressions! This is a dress made from the two Regency period patterns Simplicity released a few months ago. It was very fun to make, and includes a chemisette, short stays, petticoat, and the dress itself. The little jacket I sort of created at the last minute, and it is not as fitted as I would have liked. And either my arms are too short, or the sleeves were too long,  Wink But you all know how that goes... The bonnet was bought, and I trimmed it myself (I think the most fun of the whole project)

The bonnet, taken several days ago


The whole look


Just the dress. I don't know why the dress looks so short in these, the petticoat really wasn't sticking out that much!


Thanks for looking!
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3  Simple Sushi Quilt! (several images) in Quilting: Completed Projects by moonwells on: May 18, 2006 04:04:55 PM
Some time ago, I found a very fun little quarter flat bundle at Jo-Ann's, and just knew I had to have it. And thus was formed my sushi quilt!
The pattern I found in a magazine as a baby quilt, and I altered it somewhat to fit my own needs. It looks a little rumply and a tad askew in the pictures, but you'll get the idea,  Wink

Front view:


Back (with odd lens flare)


Close-ups of the fabric (in the pre-quilted stage)



The cat likes it too!


I wish I could find more of this fabric, it's definitely not your run of the mill print. I'll probably end up displaying it on a wall, but I'm not really sure yet.

Thanks for looking!
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4  It's gold, it's denim, what should I make with it? in Clothing: Discussion and Questions by moonwells on: May 12, 2005 07:42:00 PM
I have 3.5 yards of 60" wide gold denim, fairly lightweight, that I finally purchased after about a month of admiring it every day at work. I'd like to make it into a dress, but I can't seem to find any patterns that strike me as perfect. So I decided to cast around for any ideas, and this is the perfect place to find them, Wink This fabric IS over-the-top, in an absolutely awesome way, and while my poor little webcam doesn't do it justice, here is a picture:



As you can see (sort of), the wrong side is a darker, slightly less sparkly version of the front.

Any thoughts or ideas would be more than welcome - thanks in advance!
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5  Re: Dream Wardrobe in Clothing: Discussion and Questions by moonwells on: May 10, 2005 10:15:32 PM
A load of poofy, twirly summer-style, vintage-feel dresses. Mind you, I have about a gazillion yards of cottons to make said dresses, I just lack the perfect patterns. Oh, and a body that'll look good in them,  Wink

Also, this coat:


Yum.

And since I have a thing for hats, several adorable little wool felt numbers would be nice. This time, I do have the perfect patterns (thank you Vintage Vogue), but lack the mad skills necessary to making a hat that looks halfway decent.
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