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Couture Academic

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30 October, 2013



29 October, 2013

  • 11:55 AM

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    Couture Academic added the project Canary Song
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    This is my version of McCall’s 5859 in a beeeautiful canary yellow cotton brocade from Britex Fabrics and lined with a navy/tan polka dot silk twill from Tessuti. This jacket came together beautifu…

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15 October, 2013



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11 October, 2013

  • 11:41 PM

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Beachy Laurel

    I think your Laurel looks fabulous! Look at you and all your creative seaming and embellishment…very chic! You certainly did a good job and it looks really flattering.



2 October, 2013

  • 01:51 PM

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Trousers to shorts

    Cheers mate!

  • 01:51 PM

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Trousers to shorts

    Yeah, sorry, it is rather addicting. But I’ve found it super useful for planning my sewing. Now I make stuff that actually goes with stuff I have. I guess I don’t use it for consuming, but more …

  • 01:50 PM

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Trousers to shorts

    Thanks! yeah, it’s really great to get more than one garment out of a pattern!

  • 07:13 AM

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    Couture Academic added the project Trousers to shorts
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    I just love BurdaStyle 07/2011 #125A Satin trousers and decided to shorten them for summer! I did just that as well as eliminate the fly at the centre front and replaced it with a side invisible z…

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30 September, 2013



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22 September, 2013

  • 11:09 AM

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    Couture Academic commented on the project White Peony Jasmine

    Hello and thank you! Yes, I’ve run into more than enough bloggers who have also had problems. If you take a look at my blog post you can see the alterations I’ve made. I essentially had to cut C…

  • 11:07 AM

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    Couture Academic commented on the project White Peony Jasmine

    Thank you so much for your kind words. I hope all goes well with the fitting! If it doesn’t, don’t feel bad, because you’re not alone. It is worth it, though. It really is a beautiful pattern.

  • 11:06 AM

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    Couture Academic commented on the project White Peony Jasmine

    Thanks! I know that I really appreciate lots of info when I run into problems with a pattern, so I try to do the same! Cheers :)



20 September, 2013

  • 12:02 PM

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    Couture Academic added the project White Peony Jasmine
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    This is my second Colette Jasmine! I had a hell of a time fitting my first one, but when I did I just loved the outcome. The silhouette is so flattering and feminine, I just had to make another! …

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14 September, 2013

  • 12:05 PM

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    Couture Academic added the project Unstained Glass Dress
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    This is the second dress I drafted from my custom bodice and skirt blocks. On of my blog readers commented that the fabric looked like stained glass, and it really does now that I think about it! T…

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  • 12:00 PM

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    Couture Academic added the project Black Eyelet Shirt Dress
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    This is the first dress I drafted from my custom bodice and skirt blocks! I used a lovely cotton eyelet from Gorgeous Fabrics and lined the whole thing with a light black cotton batiste. I thrifted…

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10 September, 2013

  • 12:40 AM

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    Couture Academic commented on the article Town and Country: 11 New Patterns

    Oh how I love this collection! Nice to see the beautiful detailing and lovely silhouettes back! Not every collection can be a winner, but this one sure is!! Well done :)