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« on: November 03, 2010 10:13:37 AM »

So I have been sewing my ass off, because I lost half my ass. After doping 60 pounds I had no clothing, and an extremely hard to fit figure. What is a picky broad that hates the loosy goose shape all clothing seems to have nowadays to do? So I started making a lot more of my own stuff, paying special attention to fit. Here is what I got so far.

body suit and peg top skirt and scarf by me. Oh, and a peg top skirt is a skirt where the top is wider than the hem Cheesy I also did it with french seams, which look amazing and so professional. Ok, enough back patting...


Sheer top by me, high waist shorts by me. I love the star buttons on the butt! There is also a zipper that runs up the whole side.


Hey, Taxi!


V neck crop top by me. These sailor pants kick so much ass. They are REAL navy sailor pants...and were a 38 regular. Ugh. So much cutting and tailoring later I have some indestructible wool wide leg pants. I can't wait to wear them to a gay bar.


giraffe print leggings by me. Only one seam up the middle, got to love that. Also, box tee by me. I'm having a huge tee shirt moment and have a few more just like this.


Well, that is all for now. I have more, but it shall have to wait for another post.
« Last Edit: November 03, 2010 06:16:40 PM by zowiewoahie - Reason: grammer » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2010 11:53:08 AM »

Oh my god I am so so happy for you! Getting your body to where you love it, and feel good inside your own skin makes sewing, decorating yourself, so much fun-- CONGRATULATIONS ZOWIE!!!

And you have done incredible jobs--sheer talent! I have no idea what french seams are but they sound fancy and hard and you knocked them out!

Pat your back until your arms hurt!
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« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2010 04:28:42 PM »

wow everything looks amazing ! great work I cant wait to see more form you  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2010 06:15:29 PM »

aww, thanks guys! I will have to make a tute for the french seams. They are a lifesaver when you are working with fabric that likes to fray, or you don't want the bulk of a lining. It encases the raw edge in a seam, giving you a nice clean edge.
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« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2010 10:39:26 AM »

You look great. The clothes are fantastic.
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« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2010 12:30:00 PM »

Congrats! I love everything about the final picture. Head to toe, I would wear that outfit. Great work!
-Teresa
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« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2010 04:34:40 PM »

Congrats on losing so much weight--you look fabulous in your photos!  Love the clothes! : )
I adore your thread title--that describes perfectly how I feel about clothing as well, and is why I am learning how to make my own clothes too. 
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« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2010 10:58:17 PM »

love that sheer shirt, girl.

and if i ran into you at a gay bar in those sailor pants id wag my finger, shout out "wheeeeerk", and let you buy me a drink.  Grin
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