22 March, 2015
abeigh added the project Spaghetti Strap Maxi Dress
This dress is from the March 2015 edition. I loved it at first sight and decided to make it for my upcoming holiday to Marrakech.
This is one of the quickest Burdastyle dresses I’ve ever made. …
23 January, 2015
abeigh commented on the pattern Brocade Skirt with Pleat 12/2014
Why is there not a pattern for the top? it looks amazing!
16 January, 2015
abeigh added the project Quick and easy Halter Criss Cross Dress
This dress is from the July 2010 magazine
I’d been wanting to make this dress for years and on a recent trip to Athens, I decided it would be warm enough to wear it. Nice and easy to make. Lo…
20 October, 2014
abeigh commented on the pattern Neon Skirt 05/2013
Can anybody who has completed this skirt help with the twisting part of this . The instructions provided by Burda make absolutely no sense. It’s so frustrating when they create wonderful patterns…
21 November, 2013
abeigh added the project Corsage Dress - Burda Plus 2013
I made this dress from the Burda Plus spring/summer 2013 magazine. It was style 404. I had to make it a few sizes smaller as the size 44 was way too big. I don’t like side zips because they make…
27 June, 2013
abeigh added the project One Shoulder Maxi Dress
I made this georgous maxi dress from the June 2013 issue, for my 40th birthday trip to Dubai. It was really easy to make. You don’t necessariy need to line it but I had to because I found that th…
10 November, 2012
abeigh added the project Mock wrap evening dress
I made this dress for a formal night on a cruise using Vogue pattern V1289. It was surprisingly easy to make and felt great to wear.
8 May, 2012
abeigh commented on the project BurdaStyle Magazine - 09/2011 Geometric Sheath Dress
Very nicely made!
abeigh added the project Draped Sleeve Dress
I used pattern 115b from the April 2012 issue. It was a bit loose fitting so I added the red belt to give it a bit of shape. Very comfortable to wear and easy to make.
7 May, 2012
abeigh added the project Twist Front Dress
I made this dress from using style 108 from March 2012.
7 May, 2011
abeigh added the project Rapunzel Fancy Dress Costume
Yet another costume for my daughter, this time is was a Rapunzel one from the film Tangled. I used Butterick 4320 and made various changes to it, such as adding a sweetheart neckline and adding br…
25 April, 2011
abeigh added the project Wonder Woman (or child)
I made this costume for my daughter for a fancy dress party. I actually drafted it myself because I couldn’t find a suitable commercial pattern to use.
abeigh added the project Child's Coat
This is a coat I made for a friend’s daughter. I used a one of the Simplicity project runway patterns and added a few extra details such as the ribbon and flowers on the waist.
28 February, 2011
abeigh added the project Princess Jasmine Fancy Dress Costume
This is a costume I made for my daughter’s 8th birthday party. I used Simplicity pattern 3626. It took a while to amke and I used about 15 metres of trim. The end was result was great and she en…
21 February, 2011
abeigh commented on the project Sequined Twisted skirt
The way I did the twist was to gather the bottom of the skirt then lay the skirt front on the skirt back and stitch at the hem. When you go to put the zip in, untwist it so that the front lies wi…
22 December, 2010
abeigh added the project Asymmetric one shoulder dress
This is a dress I made for my office Christmas party. The pattern I used was from the German Burdastyle.
8 December, 2010
abeigh added the project PVC/Fur coat
This coat was made from a Burdastyle pattern (jacket 107 – October 2010 issue). I added a fur collar and cuff for warmth and lengthened it slightly.
12 November, 2010
abeigh added the project Simplicity 2406 by Cynthia Rowley
A really simple dress to make from Cynthia Rowley. Has a really nice back (a slit to the waist almost). it’s very quick to make if you are in a rush.
20 September, 2010
abeigh added the project Simplicity Skirt 2512
This is a skirt I made for my trip to Miami. It’s made using Simplicity pattern 2512 from an African print cotton (which only cost me £1.99 a metre). Very easy to make as well as to wear.
13 September, 2010
abeigh commented on the article Project Runway Remake Challenge Presented by Rowenta
You really shouldn’t send “dedicated” emails to people who aren’t even eligible to enter one of your competitions. It’s really unfair and it also seems like you’re rubbing our noses in it.
10 September, 2010
abeigh added the project Vogue V1118 Tracy Reese dress
I made this dress using Vogue pattern V1118 in a nice olive green taffeta. I must say that I found it very tricky but it turned out ok in the end.
9 September, 2010
abeigh added the project Princess and the frog costume
This is a dress based on a McCalls pattern which I have made a few variations to. My daughter loves Princess Tiana and loves this dress.
3 September, 2010
abeigh added the project Slash evening dress
For those of you who requested a picture of me actually in the dress, here you go (minus the head – was having a bad hair day).
This is my version of a Gucci dress that I saw Halle Berry wearing…
28 August, 2010
abeigh commented on the project 07/2010 Leather Jacket
I completely agree. The instructions are shocking and I’m still trying to work them out. I should actually be grateful that there are any instructions at all, since a lot of the patterns on here …
23 August, 2010
abeigh added the project Lace over dress
This is a dress that I made for a friend of mine sister’s wedding. It was originally based on a dress that Cheryl Cole wore in her parachute video with a few amendments because of the fabric. I m…
20 August, 2010
abeigh added the project Sequined Twisted skirt
This skirt and top I made for partying. The top has a racer back and the skirt has a twisted balloon hem which you can’t see too well in the picture. Sewing the sequined fabric is a nightmare esp…
13 August, 2010
abeigh commented on the project 07/2010 Halter crisscross dress
Why are there no instructions for this garment?
11 August, 2010
abeigh added the project Ruffle neck Maxi dress
A summer maxi dress I made using Simplicity Style 2497.