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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: How to Make a dorothy pinafore dress (updated: with link to *mini-tute*)! on: May 05, 2011 04:58:28 PM
wow! i have been searching for a tute that i understand and this is the one! thanks! your dress is so cute!

if i may ask, how much longer did you make your bust piece than your torso piece? we appear to have the same bustline and i have been racking my brain trying to figure how much extra fabric to put for the gathered part...

haha thanks! oh gosh this was so long ago, the answer is probably not very much longer - just measure around the widest part of your bust to get the bust piece length.
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Blue Collar Dress on: July 19, 2009 08:07:27 AM
oh man, this is awesome. especially love the exposed zip at the back.
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Alice in Denimland on: July 18, 2009 04:45:03 AM
this is so hot
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: A new romper/playsuit thingy! on: July 17, 2009 03:58:19 PM
That is amazing. Seriously cute romper, I so want one.
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: basketball jersey to a-line shirt dress on: July 17, 2009 03:47:09 PM
Oh my god, I want that pattern so bad. You did an amazing job. What's the pattern called?

I think it's Vogue V8280
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Paisley Mini-Dress on: July 16, 2009 04:11:28 PM
oh it's so cute! i love love love it
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Over swimmers coverup on: July 13, 2009 11:58:00 AM
so cute! and it looks like you had loadsa fun as well.
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: STUDDED MOTO VEST (i type in caps because it's so badass) on: July 13, 2009 11:52:50 AM
this is unbelievable.
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Pretty Patterned Pieces on: July 12, 2009 10:02:26 AM
love them both!
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Chanel inspired shift dress with beaded collar on: July 11, 2009 01:18:08 AM
I found this beautiful old long Laura Ashley shift dress in a charity shop in Camden the other day and thought it had loads of potential. So, I shortened it, took it in a little, added cream bias binding to give it that Chanel-esque edge, and then painstakingly sew on hundreds of swarovski pearls onto the neckline.

Et le resultat? C'est ca:

Modelled by my friend

Modelled by a hanger

Close-up of the neckline

And the original, pre-recon (I forgot to take a picture before I cut off the bottom, so this is it with the bottom bit placed on)

Comments/critiques welcome!
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