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Lillian Couture
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Pencil Skirt Fitting
I made this post so all who see, can know that sewing takes work, it takes trial and many errors. If anyone thought I make things so easily and just walk out the house--Think again. Many of these were very good learning experiences for the 2016-2017 year. T...
Pencil Skirt Fitting
Pencil Skirt Fitting
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McCalls 6757 et Simplicity 8386
For this outfit I used McCalls 6757 which I have reviewed before Here and Simplicity 8386. For the simplicity top I lengthened. My starting size was a 14 I used a ponte knit and kente print for fabric.I do like the ease of fitting but I really did not like ...
McCalls 6757 et Simplicity 8386
McCalls 6757 et Simplicity 8386
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Vintage Practice Drafting
Okay, so here we are with another vintage practice make. It was pretty hard matching these pinks. I wanted to test out the look before making it in my full size, because I was unsure of how the pinks would match up.. I drafted a circle skirt and off the sho...
Vintage Practice Drafting
Vintage Practice Drafting
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Drafting Et Draping
So in preparation for the make nine challenge. I have made the Haslam system #31 Dress with cape. I made it on my half size dress form to work out all the kinks. My Pattern drafting instructor helped me with the collar draft. I did not follow the books inst...
Drafting Et Draping
Drafting Et Draping
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#2018 Make Nine
                           In honour of the new year I have decided to join a challenge.                                                                   #2018 Make Nine I have decided to dedicate all of my make nine makes to vintage/retro styles.  I have ...
#2018 Make Nine
#2018 Make Nine
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Butterick 6326
This was a rather simple make. When I saw the pattern I already had the fabric picked out :) A stretch denim, which I had in my stash but due to it being only 2 yards had yet to use. I started with the size 16, then went down to a size 12. Did a swayback ad...
Butterick 6326
Butterick 6326
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Simplicity 2588 and Procrastinating
I love this fabric and after making a skirt with it  I only had a bit left. It's an african print, so I was deciding what to do with it exactly and if I could  squeeze the remaining bit into an item. Thus                                                     ...
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S8386
What I'm working on..... I am using a ponte knit-roma? for one of these and a more stretchy knit for the other. When I saw this pattern I was all in, after I made a mock up though I didn't really like it, it made my bust look huge, I had gaping and swayback...
S8386
S8386
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Fitting Journey 2016
After pegging the hem I was left with  a tulip shape.  I corrected this by making the skirt fit more, then laying it on paper to see where the problem was. The 2 pics below . After that the skirt had  bunching in the front hip area,-I Fixed some of this by ...
Fitting Journey 2016
Fitting Journey 2016
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Moi Zulu
Le Monde, let me introduce you to Zulu my sun conure.   He was probably plotting to bite my ears again. Ear biting is his favorite past time. Hair preening time!
Moi Zulu
Moi Zulu
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