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« on: March 08, 2005 03:25:01 PM »

Alright so I finally finished this project ( to read more about the pattern click here).
It took me about a week to complete. 2.5 meters of 150cm wide fabric. A pack of bias tape. a whole bobin of thread and lots of patience.







For some reason I can't get any good shots of the back... but it looks way nicer in person!!
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« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2005 03:41:36 PM »

WOW. I am seriously impressed. Excellent job!
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« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2005 04:08:10 PM »

I bow down to you. You rock! That is GORGEOUS! I'm planning to attempt this beast myself, after school is out and I have more time. It looks so awesome!
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« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2005 05:49:26 PM »

Oh my goodness!! That looks so gorgeous!

Yours looks so great! You should add a bottom to make it a kimono  Tongue I want to try this so much, but I don't know if I have the patience or the money T___T (Three anime cons in 4 months = no money left over for my sewing)

Wear that shirt with pride!! *bows*
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« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2005 09:50:17 PM »

wow!  i want to make this too, but it will have to wait a while!  looks like to went with the left crossing over too, unlike the pattern?  beautiful!
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« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2005 04:15:12 AM »

is the pink strecth material a part of it, like a band? or is that a seperate shirt?
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« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2005 05:50:59 AM »

That looks wonderful!  You picked an excellent fabric for it.  The lines in your fabric really enhance the lines of the design.  Bravo!

I keep looking at the conversation in Sewing pattern review board about this, but I'm just a little too intimidated to try it out.
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« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2005 08:35:28 AM »

*blushes* thanks everyone!!
the pink band is the shirt I had underneat.
haykin: you should try it out, it is kind of confusiing but I would suggest making a mock up in a cheapo faric first
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« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2005 11:14:34 AM »

Beautimous! You did a phenomenal job cathou. I like the fabric selection, the pinstripping is an interesting twist.
I saved the pattern, but I have to admit....it looks intimidating.
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« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2005 02:43:39 PM »

Did you have to change the pattern to fit you?  What did you do to the first one in the way of changes?  It's so complex that seems like I wouldn't know where to take in or let out!! Roll Eyes
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