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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / not so plain T shirt on: January 18, 2015 01:09:23 AM
Hey there - came across this beauty on pinterest -


http://www.pinterest.com/pin/384143043191397184/

and I was wondering how would the basic pattern for it look

any ideas or useful links?
Thanks Smiley
2  EUROPE / ITALY / Re: Craft shops in Torino on: January 11, 2014 02:48:21 AM
Thank you Melladh!
3  EUROPE / ITALY / Re: Craft shops in Torino on: December 28, 2013 08:06:12 AM
Hey there!
I know this post is a bit old... but I'm going to turin as well Smiley
And would love to know about any crafty places

Smiley
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Summer maxi dress on: May 16, 2013 03:57:49 AM
Hey!
I came across a pic of this dress, but I couldn't find it's original post.



It looks very easy to make, but still, if anyone knows if it's a diy dress, and if there is a tutorial or more pictures of it's back- that would help.
If anyone got any information about it, or even where they sell a similar style, I would be thankful!

Daria.
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: 2 high waisted skirts on: October 20, 2011 08:00:00 AM
Thank you guys,

 toobadsosad  - when you fold pants in two you get this "bump" in the crotch area, so I just sewed it in a straight line (what you get when you fold a skirt in two.) I hope this explains it.
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Dresses and shirts on: August 16, 2011 04:26:38 AM
Thank you for your lovely comments!  Kiss

for the first stripy dress I used Jersey fabric, it's quite thin and really soft and cosy.
7  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: Arrrr! Pirate Elephant on: July 23, 2011 07:36:10 AM
It's beautiful!!!!
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Dresses and shirts on: July 23, 2011 06:39:11 AM
It's been so long since I've posted my clothes here (I missed craftsters!!!) so this way I have a bunch of old and new things to post.

I don't really use any patterns, most of the time I just take an existing garment that sits well on me, I trace the parts I need (like shoulders for example), and than make all the needed changes - width, length, etc.

These two shirts are very much alike, only the neckline and the length are different.

This one can be worn both as a shirt and as a dress.





Another shirt that I like to wear with a belt, it's made with a wrinkled sheer fabric.



This is a jersey summer dress (can be worn in the winter as well, paired with some tights).



This is my latest summer dress, super easy to make since it doesn't really follow your figure.
It's made with a sheer fabric so I wear it with a black tube dress underneath.



The next two dresses are made almost the same way the yellow dress but they are made with a Lycra (the stretchy fabric, hope this is the right name), this way the are tighter.
The black dress is longer and can be worn in different lengths, I fold it on the bottom any way, so it looks good both ways.





This is an evening dress ( the most complicated I've made so far), it has a collar (screwed it up) and some gathered sleeves (which are very uncomfortable since the fabric doesn't stretch). But overall I'm very pleased with it, and I guess the imperfections aren't "that" noticeable (at least I hope so).



A closeup



Thank you for taking a look, let me know what do you think!
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / 2 high waisted skirts on: July 23, 2011 05:59:57 AM
Found some old pair of pants and a skirt that used to belong to my mom... wanted some high waisted skirts for a long time...

Here is the result -

This one used to be the pants, unfortunately they are one size too big for me - but that is solved with a belt. 
I just cut off the legs, straightened the crotch and hemmed it, this way all the beautiful details and pockets are maintained.
 


This one used to be a long skirt, was too big  as well - so I inserted a new elastic.



I'm in love with them, the can be worn in many different combinations and styles.
What do you think?
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Little Bow Blue Dress on: July 22, 2011 06:17:25 AM
Love this dress, and basically - I love all the dresses you posted here!  Wink
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