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almond
« on: February 26, 2008 03:56:37 AM »

It was her dance school presentation night on Saturday so I made her an outfit!  The fabric was 99p in a charity shop and I drafted the pattern myself.  I found some matching ribbon and trimmed an old T shirt.

The turquoise socks were her addition to the outfit!

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Caine
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2008 06:06:50 AM »

Oh, I wish there were a picture! Sounds lovely!
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almond
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2008 09:40:54 AM »

ooops!  Roll Eyes  Have added pic now.
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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2008 10:10:39 AM »

good score on the fabric!  Looks great... drafted own pattern?  Right on  Smiley

How was the satin to sew with?  More difficult than regular cotton fabrics?
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« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2008 10:11:19 AM »

She looked very cute in this outfit...great job making your own pattern.
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« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2008 05:23:01 AM »

good score on the fabric!  Looks great... drafted own pattern?  Right on  Smiley

How was the satin to sew with?  More difficult than regular cotton fabrics?

At the same time I got 2 metres of grey denim, plus a whole sari - for 99p each!

The pattern was just a bit of maths really, - waist measurement divided in 6 then add some seam allowance!

The satin was no harder to work with than cotton actually, which surprised me.
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« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2008 10:30:56 AM »

Thanks almond!

And I could totally use some grey denim right now actually  Cheesy  Finding great fabrics in the charity shop is somehow much more satisfying than just buying from fabric store. At least for me  Smiley

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