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ayenforcraft

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30 December, 2010



29 December, 2010

  • 04:45 AM

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    ayenforcraft added the project Vogue 9668 // Skirt only
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    I wrestled with V9668 for ten million hours, then finally gave up, unpicked the skirt, and made myself a nice, versatile work-appropriate gray skirt instead. Cotton/poly/rayon suiting blend from J…

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  • 04:39 AM

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    ayenforcraft added the project Sweater Refashion #5: Lydia
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    Oversized turtleneck sweater, cut down to fit me properly. Added a crocheted collar using the Joplin pattern (Ravelry link), plus a faux ribbon p…

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6 December, 2010

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    ayenforcraft added the project Sweater Refashion ~ Bella
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    Took an oversized black ribbed crewneck sweater, removed the crewneck and widened the collar by ~1" on either side to create the neckline. Covered the collar’s raw edge with bias-cut silk ribbon, …

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20 November, 2010

  • 05:42 AM

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    ayenforcraft added the project (Laura) Ashley
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    XS Crewneck sweater … removed the ribbed collar, then drafted a Peter Pan collar to the neckline. Attached it with self-fabric bias binding. Shortened sleeves by folding them under and holding …

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15 September, 2010

  • 04:43 AM

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    ayenforcraft added the project Gathering Posies (Simplicity 2614)
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    Simplicity 2614 in quilting cotton, 2 vintage buttons. Sewed bust at 3/8" SA to lower the bust slightly, added in a couple pintucks to create an improvised petite waist adjustment. Reinforced the…

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  • 04:36 AM

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    ayenforcraft commented on the project Straight-laced Kasia

    You did a great job with this!

  • 04:33 AM

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    ayenforcraft added the project Summer Essential Kasia
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    Eliminated the bib and cut the waistband out in one piece, kept pockets, took out 1" at hip for petite alteration, put a slit in the back. Somehow zoned out on the fact that the front and back hip…

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9 August, 2010

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    ayenforcraft commented on the project S3835 version #2

    Thanks! I had a similar concern about the collar … thought about taking 1/4" or 3/8" off the inside of the collar band to make it thinner/lessen the throttle-potential, but happy to have inspire…



1 August, 2010

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    ayenforcraft added the project S3835 version #2
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    Simplicity 3835. Linen with self-made bias tape trim. Cut size 10 back, size 12 front, shaved 1/4" off each side seam at the waist to take the entire blouse in by 1" at the natural waist for a mo…

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  • 10:46 PM

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    ayenforcraft added the project S3835 Version #1
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    Simplicity 3835, size 12. Nani Iro cotton-linen gauze-y fabric, flatlined with … cotton batiste? Not sure. Used hem tape to create the neck elastic casing and on the hem. Super glad I flatlin…

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  • 02:22 AM

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    ayenforcraft commented on the project Striped Beignet - refashion

    Yeeees … it did seem awfully convenient to not have to make a single buttonhole!



28 July, 2010

  • 05:39 PM

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    ayenforcraft added the project Striped Beignet - refashion
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    Colette Beignet pattern. Refashioned from XXL mens button down shirt. Shortened waist by 1 5/8" because I am short-waisted and petite and high-waisted skirts don’t look good on me! [also, they h…

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24 July, 2010