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nicolej
« on: July 27, 2009 04:19:16 AM »

Hello all.

Im new here.

I just created my first ever garment. Well, completed garment. I tried in high school and failed miserably.

Anyway, my friend needed a costume and with a few meters of material and some general idea of how to make a dress (without a pattern and any experience) I created this Cleopatra costume for my friend Emma (who doesn't want her face on the internet). I also made a very big mess. lol.  





(It wont let me post photos until i've posted 10 times on the boards. so i would appreciate it if people cut and paste!)



Needless to say, I have discovered that i love sewing and enjoy it lots. I went out a bought a couple of easy to make patterns and im going to give them a shot.

I should be around here for a long while now. Cheesy Everyone seems to make so many amazing things.

-Nicole

ps. any suggestions etc would be great for next time. or suggestions of things to make that are easy and i cant totally mess up so i can practice.
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Nicole. 21. Archaeology Student. Learning to sew and create my own garments.
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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2009 07:12:31 AM »

This costume is really cool you must be very pleased with yourself.

Ive (hopefully) displayed one of the pictures for you.  Good luck with all your future projects, I shall look forward to seeing them.
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nicolej
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2009 08:26:53 AM »

thank you so much Jolyon. I really appreciate it. as you can see, i made an absolute mess.

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Kena_r
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2009 12:33:38 PM »

Nice work! Especially without a pattern or any experience! I'm curious to see what you will do after some experience Smiley
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Tailte
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2009 06:26:54 PM »

Very beautiful
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