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ajtak7171

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14 March, 2013



12 March, 2013

  • 03:41 PM

    ajtak7171 added the project called The London Coat
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    Some of you might have seen this on my blog already, but I didn’t get around to posting it here, too, as I was too busy making shoes… I went to a shoe-making course in London, and knowing the wea…

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13 February, 2013



29 January, 2013



25 January, 2013



24 January, 2013

  • 03:23 PM

    ajtak7171 added the project called New life for old sweaters!
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    Thank you all for the great responses on my Amadeus coat! Well, after that, I am posting a refashion that was actually super quick and did – for a change – NOT take just as long as starting from sc…

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15 January, 2013

  • 08:11 AM

    ajtak7171 added the project called Amadeus-Coat, Re-fashion
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    I had a really successful visit at the flea market a long time ago, when I bought this wool suit for an amazing 5 Euros. I just loved the fabric, a herringbone pattern in turquoise and purple! It w…

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8 January, 2013



7 October, 2012



5 October, 2012

  • 05:32 PM

    ajtak7171 added the project called Yeehaw Cowgirl Dress!
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    Yes, I really want to post made-from-scratch garments here, rather than my recycling projects. The problem is that I don’t have much time, and I – wrongly! – think, upcycling takes less time, so it…

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22 August, 2012



13 August, 2012

  • 02:06 PM

    ajtak7171 added the project called The T-Shirt Remnants Dress
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    This dress is made from a bunch of t-shirt remnants I had left-over from my recent recycling-mania. I used the same pattern as on my previously posted maxi-dress. Only few alterations were made – I…

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6 August, 2012

  • 10:42 PM

    ajtak7171 added the project called The Jersey Scraps Dress!
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    Ah, using up that stash feels sooo good! I made this maxi dress from a bunch of jersey left-overs and added a big piece of crepe for the skirt part. Since crepe can be quite see-through in the suns…

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26 July, 2012

  • 09:33 AM

    ajtak7171 added the project called T-Shirt Recycling Part 2!
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    Wow, I just love summer sewing, don’t you? These dresses are done so quickly! Especially if you use jersey, which means no fussing with zippers and buttons… I made this one out of four old shirts…

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22 July, 2012

  • 09:56 AM

    ajtak7171 commented on the project T-Shirt Recycling Part 1!

    Thank you! I posted some step-by-step photos on my blog. It isn’t a paper pattern, this is someth…

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21 July, 2012

  • 08:07 PM

    ajtak7171 added the project called T-Shirt Recycling Part 1!
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    This dress is made out of three t-shirts that I sorted out from my closet. For some reason, I just don’t really wear regular t-shirts at all. But I have been wanting to make some jersey dresses for…

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11 July, 2012



25 February, 2012



24 February, 2012

  • 08:55 AM

    ajtak7171 commented on the project The 1938 Dress

    Thank you so much – argh*++?&$%ยง, so annoying that it still doesn’t work for everyone! I will add…

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23 February, 2012

  • 05:47 PM

    ajtak7171 commented on the project The 1938 Dress

    Oooh thank you!! Yes, the coat is also made by me and even was originally meant as a combo. Howev…

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  • 02:28 PM

    ajtak7171 added the project called The 1938 Dress
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    Another vintage pattern all sewn up! I stayed pretty close to the original and used a vintage sewing book to get the techniques right. I have posted several details about it on my blog. Also, I am …

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12 February, 2012



9 February, 2012

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