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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: two dresses on: May 17, 2008 04:06:53 PM
Thanks everyone!

I love them both, but I think the first one is my favorite.  I love how it looks with the cardigan and I love the colors you chose. Smiley what type of fabric did you use for the first dress?

The first dress is just cotton. I spent waaay too much time trying to find the "just right fabric" that didn't exist. I wanted something a lot more lightweight for the top layer but all I could find was cotton broadcloth. The under layer is a really soft light cotton.

2  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Birthday Beardsley and Badges!! IMG OBESE!! on: May 16, 2008 07:35:59 PM
Oh my goodness! That is one of my absolute favorite illustrations. What you did looks so amazing! I love love love it!
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / two dresses on: May 16, 2008 05:06:30 PM
I recently made two new dresses. I'm sorry for the lack of pictures.
The first one I made for my birthday. I like it a lot, but it ended up being way poofier than I planned so its not really practical for everyday wear. I used the Burda Style Azalea dress pattern with a few small modifications.

On the hanger:

On the body:

That is how I wore it on my birthday. The cardigan helped keep the poof down, but without it I felt like a balloon. Next time I know not to use such a stiff fabric.

And the other one is from a Built by Wendy pattern which I didn't like very much. I'm no expert, but I felt like this pattern was way more confusing than it had to be. Anyway, the dress is really really sloppily made. I botched the collar really bad, but I love this dress. I wish I could wear it every day. You can't tell from the photo but its navy blue with tiny white polka dots.

Thanks for looking!
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: New Look 6594 Horses on a Skirt on: May 16, 2008 04:26:43 PM
cute cute cute!
5  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Pocket full of posies on: May 15, 2008 04:40:39 PM
That is absolutely beautiful!! The details are incredible.
6  CLOTHING / Designer Clothing Homage / Re: jersey asymmetrical wrap on: May 07, 2008 11:11:17 PM
Hmm, on my computer both of the pictures are the black shirt.
Thanks Amaryce for the suggestion! That looks like I might be able to go somewhere with that!
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Rusted Root aka My First Knitted Sweater on: April 06, 2008 10:14:00 PM
Oh my gosh! so cute!
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Steve Zissou Doll on: April 06, 2008 10:05:17 PM
Oh my goodness! I love him!
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Slouchy Tam Hat! on: April 05, 2008 09:37:42 AM
oh so cute!
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: International Cat Hat on: April 05, 2008 09:29:08 AM
Oh my! hahaha that is too adorable!!!
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