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Betty Spoke

Said "fit is the first rule of fashion"

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5 March, 2011

  • 05:14 PM

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    Betty Spoke commented on the project Kerrang 2010

    This was a butterick I jazzed around with…

    I recommend sizing the panel pieces to your measurements then sketching the finished shape onto the toile while sitting on the body.

    If you don’t hav…



3 March, 2011

  • 11:44 PM

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    Betty Spoke commented on the project LEFT-OVERS

    Brilliant use of scraps, miss! Most economical of you… I love the clash of prints – looks great :)



1 March, 2011

  • 10:39 AM

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    Betty Spoke added the project Striped Bustle Dress
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    My first attempt at artificial shaping outside of corsetry and still my favourite!
    This piece consists of over 5 metres of fabric, stitched together in the pleats of the skirt to give a “seamless”…

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  • 04:25 AM

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    Betty Spoke commented on the project 3 days left and short of time

    Yum. Defo a good choice on the stripes…

  • 03:59 AM

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    Betty Spoke added the project Shoulder detail dress
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    A figure hugging panelled dress with ruffling leading down toward an asymmetric hem.
    This has a chunky zip featured between the centre front and right hand side front panel. The exaggerated shoul…

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  • 03:32 AM

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    Betty Spoke added the project Corset and Panniers
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    A long line Tudor style corset with modified panniers attached. Normally structured underwear is encased in layers of cloth, but I wanted it to be a feature in this case.

    The corset is steel bo…

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  • 02:57 AM

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    Betty Spoke added the project I call this my "Star Trek Suit"!
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    One piece consisting of callotts with pleat detail and a panelled bodice that extends from a horseshoe neckline to make a bow – this was inspired by Japanese origami tailoring. The cap sleeves are …

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  • 02:41 AM

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    Betty Spoke added the project Leg O'Mutton sleeve with layered Fishtail
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    I’d been toying around with various Leg O’Mutton sleeve patterns, trying to see how far I could push the top of the sleeve without it caving in on itself. The rest of the dress just seemed to follo…

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  • 01:54 AM

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    Betty Spoke added the project Kerrang 2010
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    After being lucky enough to be invited to the London Kerrang Awards I decided to go the whole hog and created a fitted bodice with a waspie to boot… It boasted a wide brimmed neck and a scoop bac…

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  • 01:25 AM

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    Betty Spoke posted a message on Betty Spoke's wall

    So, I’ve arrived!

    Where’s the party?

  • 12:13 AM

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    Betty Spoke favorited the project Marlène in the 50s - BERNINA 3 series - Prom dress