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Couture Academic

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13 January, 2015

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    Couture Academic commented on the article Loft Life: 9 New Plus Size Sewing Patterns

    Oh wow, this is really disappointing from an aesthetics perspective! How you can say that grey sac in ANY way defines the figure is way beyond my imagination! Burda HAS done some amazing plus siz…



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28 September, 2014

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    Couture Academic added the project Handmade blush clutch
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    I couldn’t find a clutch to match my shoes for a wedding I’m attending (yeah, I know…BIG problems here) so I made one from BurdaStyle 7543, View A. Love it so much and I’m sure I’ll make use of …

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18 August, 2014

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Pink Illusions

    Cheers Camelia! Those tights were a total win – the last one of their ilk and in tall/extra tall size too!



16 August, 2014

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    Couture Academic added the project Pink Illusions
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    This was my first foray into the big wide world of illusion necklines. I used a ponte knit for this one, although I now wish I used something a bit lighter and drapier. Tutes on how to finish an …

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25 July, 2014

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    Couture Academic added the project Two Faced Brocade Jacket
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    This is another version of McCalls 5859 I made up in a beautiful brocade I got from a fab fabric sale. It has two equally gorgeous sides, so I decided to showcase both in my jacket. I had some su…

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4 July, 2014

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    Couture Academic added the project The Kenneth and me coat
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    This is my finished coat (Vogue 8841) from Kenneth D. King’s Fly Front Coat class on Craftsy! I loved EVERY second of this class, learned tonnes, and ended up with a beautiful coat. Features incl…

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23 June, 2014

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Burdastyle 12/2012 #139

    Hiya! Thanks for the info. I think the problem with mine is that the hood is lined with the same fabric – making it a double layer = HEAVY! Looks like yours doesn’t have that problem. Yes, I go…



21 June, 2014

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Burdastyle 12/2012 #139

    And hey, I just noticed you’re from South Perth! I’m a Perthite too :)

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Burdastyle 12/2012 #139

    Very cute, I love the fabric and you did a lovely job on sewing it! One question, did you find the hood too big? I made a BurdaStyle sweat shirt and I found the hood to be so huge that it kept pu…



10 June, 2014