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1  Autumn Floral Dress in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by rosieeee-x on: July 26, 2014 12:46:51 PM
I had a relapse of cancer June 2013 and didn't hem this badboy before I went into hospital. I won't go in to detail but I had a pretty crappy time and its taking a very long time to recover, HOWEVER I have been getting my energy back and FINALLY hemmed this dress and added a large bow at the back because, well, I wanted a dress with a bow on it!





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2  ABC Teddy summer dress in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by rosieeee-x on: April 01, 2013 06:31:11 AM
I finished making this last night and took the pictures this morning Smiley



I adore the fabric, it's so cute!

I made the bias binding myself too  Smiley

Tell me what you think!

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3  Pink Spotty Dress in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by rosieeee-x on: December 23, 2011 01:16:29 PM
So this is a pinky/mauvy with white spots fabric that I thought might make a nice dress... So I made the dress and I like it Smiley
It has a green embroidered ribbon attached to it around the waist to tie around in a bow...
I'll probably make this again, next time I'll have the waistband a bit lower because it was slightly over my ribs and makes me look chubby!
Anyway here it is...



For a christmassy look I paired it with sheer white spotty tights and fur trimmed boots...




& Yes, I do need to iron the hem and I will as soon as I get an iron Smiley

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4  Baby Blue Daisy Skirt in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by rosieeee-x on: December 11, 2011 12:52:52 PM
I love lace. It's official!
I found some lace with daisies on it and immediately knew which fabric to pair it with and what to make!







The fabric:


The daisy lace:


Thanks for looking!

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5  Top with lace :) in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by rosieeee-x on: November 13, 2011 12:56:37 PM
I made this from adapting a pattern I used for my african print top...





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6  Ethnic Top in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by rosieeee-x on: September 27, 2011 08:54:27 AM
I made a top out of some fabric my Aunt & Uncle brought me from South Africa!
I LOVE the print, I think the fabric is beautiful!
I used a free Burda pattern that I printed off at home:

http://www.burdastyle.com/patterns/basic-bodice

It was pretty annoying sticking the pieces together because the lines were very faint, so I went over them in a Sharpie pen first and then cut out and stuck!

The bodice has darts, front & back but is very simple and easy to make

I used bias binding for the neck and arm holes and inserted an open zip in the back...



Front view:


Side view:


Back view:


Close up of how the back matched up (I'm pretty pleased with how it did!):


C&C please! Smiley

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7  First piece of applique in Machine Embroidery: Completed Projects by rosieeee-x on: September 23, 2011 06:09:18 AM
I wasn't sure where to post this so sorry if its in the wrong place!

i did applique for the first time yesterday - It is so fun!
..Here's what I made..







C+C && Applique tips and tricks please, if you don't mind Smiley

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8  Floral Gathered Skirt (Briefly Written Tute) LACE :D in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by rosieeee-x on: September 13, 2011 01:37:13 PM
So I've been ill the past week and a bit with what my doctor thought was pneumonia - it wasn't! Just a really bad chest infection.. Anyway.. I was up at midnight making this skirt as I have turned nocturnal, I hemmed it this afternoon and voila! A verry poofy gathered waist skirt - No pattern used! It's really simple to make...

- Cut two rectangles from a piece of old vintage fabric my mum gave me and sewed them right sides together
- Finished the open seams with a zigzag stitch
- Rolled one of the long edges over leaving a small gap to insert elastic
- Cut the elastic to the size I wanted and threaded it through using a drawing pin
- Sewed the elastic together
- Sewed the hole closed
- Sewed a (rolled) hem
- Wore it Smiley







As you can see, it is VERY short! I am wearing a pair of shorts underneath and I'm hoping to buy some pretty lace to sew around the edge at the bottom to give it more character and LENGTH!

I added the lace!









C&C please!!

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9  The girl in the blue dress in More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works by rosieeee-x on: June 11, 2011 11:19:26 AM
This picture is loosely based on me but mostly on a picture I saw on the internet on the V&A website in black and white...

 






C&C please!

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10  Red Dress <3 in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by rosieeee-x on: June 10, 2011 08:54:17 AM
Well, I first saw Gabby (from desperate housewives) wearing a dress like this in an episode so I decided to make one, my way...
Made my own pattern for the bodice, made up the skirt as I went along, decided to use an exposed zipper (partly because it was the only one I had!) It was also an open zipper too, so I had some trouble trying to make it so that it wouldn't come apart when I undid it... Yes, I know what you're all thinking! Why not just go out and buy a zipper?! Because i made this dress on a whim over two nights after college :p

Without further ado...



Chain detail:




Back:


Tell me what you think! Cheesy

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