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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: My Breaking Dawn Masquerade Dress on: July 31, 2008 07:38:53 PM
it's lovely
i love te style and the fabric was an interesting choice
that reminds me, i need to get cracking, i'm making a dress for Breaking Dawn too!
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Finally putting up some of the clothes i've made (lotsa pics) on: July 27, 2008 01:18:13 PM
i like the patchwork, and especially love the designs of ther second and third dresses
unfortunately, i can't think of anything to do to the last one.  it is quite cute though  Wink
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: sizing? my top is 5 times too big on: July 26, 2008 05:52:56 PM
Thank you both  Grin

@ Aislynn:
it specified on the pattern that it should have come out to 32.5 w/ease, though it was definitely bigger ><
thanks for the chart though, it could be useful in the future
btw i love your name  Wink

@ homebunnyj:
5/8" seam allowance
hehe
i think that might be it ><
i looked, but didn't see anything specified on the pattern, so i assumed it wasn't included, and added it.
but then again, i think i'm missing part of the pattern, so it's probably on that.
yeah i photocopied the pattern and drafted it on newspaper first to check, then on acrap fabric =)
and that's really weird, about the fit of patterns changing over time
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: First Post ever, variation of Butterick Retro Pattern on: July 26, 2008 12:06:17 PM
it's so wicked! i love the design, and it looks amazing on you  Smiley
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Lemon Lime on: July 24, 2008 11:22:34 AM
i like it too, the lines look so...sleek? and cool. very cool.  the yellow patches are cute
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Purple Frilly Dress! (with pics) on: July 23, 2008 12:18:20 PM
yarr, as soon as I saw that, I thought "NANA"  Grin
it's amazing
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: I feel like I'm taking crazy pills!!! on: July 23, 2008 10:14:40 AM
that shirt is smex <333
I love how all the random fabrics go together.
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: sizing? my top is 5 times too big on: July 23, 2008 10:11:35 AM
ohnono, I'm happy you replied Wink
and rly? you had to go down by that much?
I probably should have searched the forums for pattern sizing instead of just the pattern I'm using, haha.
Thanks! Grin
I'm gong to try making it a 12 now.
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / sizing? my top is 5 times too big on: July 22, 2008 11:48:49 PM
ohkay,
so i have simplicity 4269 (see http://www.northbreeze.com/Patterns/DiscontinuedSimplicityPatterns/SimplicityPattern4269-GownIncludesPlusSizes.htm)
and i drafted the pieces for the top, and put them together, and they fit pretty fine
except that the two back panels overlap each other completely ><.  so i think i'm misinterpreting the way it's supposed to fit.

this is my first time working from a store-bought pattern, so i think i might be reading the sizing wrong, or something?
according to the way i interpret the size chart here:http://www.simplicity.com/designFrame.cfm?dvPage=/assets/4269/4269.pdf&design=4269
i should fit a 16.  my measurements are about 38-30-38, give or take 1/2 an inch on certain days.
has anyone else made this pattern and had a similar problem?
10  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / still unsure about what you want to be? on: September 30, 2007 01:16:10 PM
just some ideas i came up with today
most of them're kinda common, but i'll add more when i think of them

sorry they're mostly girly, though i think guys could soo pull them off too

-Fairy (this year's)
-Milk Carton (i am SO doing this next year!)
-Carmen Sandiego (<3)
-Marionette/puppet (last year's)
-Girl from The Green/Velvet Ribbon
-Lizzie Borden
-Rasputin
-Bloody Mary
-Chinese Calligrapher
-Lampshade
-Picnic Table (my friend did this once, but I have yet to see pix =()
-Rocketship

Group Costumes:
-La Danse Macabre
-Tetris blocks
-Pacman and ghosts

anyone else have any ideas?
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