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« on: February 14, 2009 05:28:20 PM »

long time no post!
fashion school has kept me busier than I could imagine, but since I don't have any love interests or many friends at school, Valentine's Day gave me time to make a shirt.

The pattern is Simplicity 3535... JSYK: Joann Fabrics are having an AMAZING sale on Simplicity patterns until the 16th: 5 for $5! so I absolutely snapped those up. It's done in a clearance fabric from Joann as well.

The back pleats are extremely off center (and so is the picture); I would've fixed it but I didn't realize how off they were until I had already topstitched, and I didn't feel like undoing and redoing it all.


FRONT
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NECKLINE
SLEEVE

Me trying to be cute; and to show it belted.




Let me know what you think!
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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2009 05:52:18 PM »

That is super adorable, and I LOVE your hair!

Also, thank you for the 5 for $5 tip! I will definitely be dropping by to pick up a few of them!
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« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2009 07:10:40 PM »

well, you succeeded with the cuteness! i really like that top, that fabric was a perfect choice for it. thats one of those fabrics i would probably never think about buying, but once i see it made into something, i love it. happens to me all the time, guess i just dont have a good eye or something
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« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2009 09:06:10 PM »

That's a really cute top. Where did you get your necklace? It looks vaguely familiar. I'm the same way with fabrics skaborsk, but I can pick out fabrics for quilts just fine. Go figure.
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« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2009 08:24:41 AM »

thank you all.

pinky yarn: i have no idea where i got my necklace; it's something i found in my jewelry box one time.

i probably wouldn't have chosen that fabric either, but when i found that pattern, it had the shirts in some different patterns so i meandered around the clearance section for a patterned sheer, and i thought it would be cool
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