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« on: October 07, 2008 11:02:20 AM »

Hello all Smiley I've had some time to sew since I'm in between jobs, and I'll be using this time to start on a portfolio for next year - I'm going to try for a fashion design scholarship at a local art school, as the fees are just too too much. I really hope I get it *crosses fingers* I've wanted to study fashion for years, and now that I've finally finished school at my polytechnic, I can go do what I really love. Anyway, here's what I've made with some gorgeous check fabric I found at Spotlight! This blazer started out life as something else entirely, a motorcycle style jacket to be exact. I had the perfect silver zip to go with it too. But I realised that it would have been too much, what with the busy pattern and all, so I opted for a cute cropped blazer instead. Just winged it basically, and I'm going to add pockets in the morning. I forgot to take a fabric close-up DOH  Lips sealed The pictures do it no justice, it has some raelly pretty silver threads running through the fabric, prettyyyy Cheesy

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Here's my mug. I also made the fringed purse



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Hahaaa I tried to get my shoes into the picture, but ended up looking like a really awkward ballerina.

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« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2008 11:46:16 AM »

Way too cute! I'd love some detail shots if you get a chance Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2008 11:55:25 AM »

Cute. I like. The plaid is definitely too busy for a motorcycle jacket.
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« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2008 11:56:21 AM »

Wow! Great "from scratch" design.

Here's to hoping to get accepted to fashion design!
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« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2008 11:59:52 AM »

ohh myyy!! that is just too cute!  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2008 12:10:01 PM »

I LOVE IT SO MUCH!!! please tell me how to make it! Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2008 01:18:46 PM »

Good luck on the scholarship!

Oh, and - cute jacket!   Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2008 03:10:39 PM »

That's super cute!
Where did you get the fabric you used, I really like it. :3
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« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2008 03:36:41 PM »

well here goes

1: i envy you and your Asian ability to wear a paper sack and look gorgeous.. i had red glasses like yours...and i looked like an idiot..you look adorable.. **shakes fist at you** lol all good fun

2: i love your aqua wall every cam whore shot your working that wall and every time the color makes you pop like a Christmas light.. i may buy some paint and show you up lol

3: i love your jacket and think you'll be JUST fine getting that scholarship and if your any where around Mississippi holla at me i'm a pretty good fashion photographer

4: i also loved your shirt dress.. i'm gonna make one soon..so turns out an easy way to shorten a sleeve is to just take the wrist cuff cut off the sleeve and sew the sleeve to the cuff for a little baby doll look...i just figured i'de share in hopes you would be all like cool and go make more so i can see more.. i love looking at you stuff its simple and inspiring..

5: keep going you ROCK fashion and all .. i like your hair too lol

ok i'm done sounding like a stalker cause i'm not.. cause i SO dont know where you live ** shift eyes**

lol make more stuff!
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« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2008 09:49:22 PM »

Oh I can so imagine the silvery thread running though that fabric. I'm glad you didn't make a motorcycle jacket out with it, this is waay better!
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