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Topic: 5 tops and a skirt (5 pics) now with TUTE  (Read 13494 times)
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« on: April 27, 2007 10:43:34 AM »

the first ever clothes made with my new serger.

this is the first top i made, and i discovered that i can't really hem on the serger, so the rest are all finished with bands. the skirt is a veeery tight pencil, made from tweed so, thank goodness, it has a bit of give, but still i can't really sit down very well! very slimming though Wink
next try at the kimono style

i'm so lucky, i'm a school drama technician, and there are lots of rolls of jersey, which i'll never use for costumes, so i can use it for meeee Grin
this one is my least favourite, the fabric is really lycra-y and it clings too much, i like the pocket though.

this is my favourite, and i must make more!!

this last one is a bit of a pain, the sleeves fall down.

the top i copied is exactly the same cut, but i forgot that i always wrap the little ribbon loops (for holding it on the hanger) around my bra straps, so i guess i need to make loops  Wink
wow, i made a lot? but i think i see a trend, anyone who gets a serger seems to go mad making loads of tops they couldn't make before, now i just need to go back to work and get more supplies!
let me know what you think? be nice!!
and as long as you don't mind how long it takes me, (and don't want the blue one!) i could probably try and do tutorials.
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« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2007 10:47:54 AM »

ooooooo!!! Pretty! The blue one is my favorite!

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« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2007 10:51:26 AM »

Oooh, I especially love the first two kimono-ish ones and the kangaroo pocketed one!  But really they are all amazing, great job!  You are super lucky to have a source of cool jersey, and a new serger.  Have fun  Cheesy

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« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2007 11:08:33 AM »

WOW I am so madly in love with all of them! They're just AWESOME!!!
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2007 11:32:44 AM »

Wow, those are all so pretty, I especially love the first one w/ the tweed skirt, beautiful!
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« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2007 11:37:32 AM »

I absolutely adore the first two tops, with the black/white one being my fav!
I'm so envious of your serger! I can't wait to have one of my own! Def do a tutorial!


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« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2007 11:49:16 AM »

thank you so much everyone! i like the black and white kimono second best! any way, i've put a tutorial on my LJ, so now here it is for you guys too! i started with a T that fits really well for my pattern.

hmmm, now how do i edit my first pic to say there's a tute?
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« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2007 11:59:53 AM »

Oooo I love the black and white one Smiley


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« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2007 12:38:05 PM »

love the black and white too!!!!
thanks for the tut mlsdesigns!!

« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2007 12:46:14 PM »

thanks snowball, have fun if you try it!
and thanks to all the rest of you lovely people, for my first post in clothing you've made me feel really welcome.
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