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21  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Altered monsoon dress on: February 22, 2010 11:42:52 PM
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the sash definitely kept the style asian!
> You're making me realize that "asiatic" is not an english word. Sorry about that. Actually, english is not my mother tongue Wink

Thanks for all the compliment ! Make me want to use my sewing machine more Smiley
22  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Altered monsoon dress on: February 21, 2010 05:51:28 AM
I found a monsoon dress for 5 euros in a german thriftstore. The fabric was beautilful, and the construction was interesting... But the fit in the bust / sleeve area was terribly WRONG.

BEFORE  Roll Eyes


After much cutting, sewing, undoing, redoing, and creating a sash (intended to emphasize the asiatic style of the dress), it became this :
(I couldn't resist to show you the alps in background  Wink)


Bonus side view


The dress got shorter in the process, I hope I didn't destroy the "silhouette". The sash is based on this tutorial http://www.petitcitron.com/index.php/Accessoires/Ceinture-obi.html just a rectangle with strings, nothing sophisticated !
Hope you like it !
23  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Apple Pot holder on: September 13, 2009 11:37:42 AM
If you have the opportunity, make sure to post some pictures. I'll be delighted to see the results !
24  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Radish necklace on: August 15, 2009 08:41:52 AM
I don't usually make jewels... but well recently, I fell in love with knitted radishes and decided to make myself a necklace.





Hope you like it  Kiss
25  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Radishes on: August 15, 2009 08:34:59 AM
It seems that I have a new addiction : knitting radishes ! I made them along, but if you need a pattern, you can look here (that's not mine) :
http://www.thiscosylife.com/2009/04/knitted-radishes-designed-by-julie.html
And now the pictures :





And a close up :


26  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Thai pants on: August 09, 2009 04:22:37 AM
No, they are to lined. In my mind, they are summer pants for hot weater !
27  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Thai pants on: August 09, 2009 02:40:46 AM
I followed this tutorial : http://www.mediatinker.com/blog/archives/cat_tutorials.html
to make those thai pants :







Very easy to sew. Very confortable Smiley and I guess... it could even fit a very pregnant woman Wink
Not so easy to take a good picture of it  Undecided
You can find more explanations about the wraping and two other examples here : http://joline.over-blog.com/article-3328601.html
More pictures of my own pants here : http://www.flickr.com/photos/cicile/3802837485/

Thanks for looking Smiley
28  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Chapeau pour jeune fille on: April 06, 2009 10:17:04 AM
Make sure to post some pictures if you make one  Smiley
29  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Chapeau pour jeune fille on: April 04, 2009 08:51:37 AM
Here is a crocheted hat made from the 15 january 1934 "penelope" (a french magazine, I had laying around ^^) :





The process is quite easy. Start crocheting a rectangle in treble stitch : 28 stitches width x 41 rows = 13 cm x 44 cm (44cm or more accurate your actual head size). And another one still in treble stich : 8 stitches width : 4 cm x 25 cm long.

EDIT : crochet size : 3,5



Close the biggest rectangle in sewing one side :



Close the top edge of that tube (gather a little bit) :



Add the small rectangle at the top (gather a little bit also). It's finished !

30  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Easy Breezy Wrap Pants Tutorial on: March 26, 2009 06:05:22 AM
I kept that tutorial in mind for a long time... And finally here they are ! Laupre, thanks for sharing this with us  Cheesy





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