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carmencitab

Procrastinating Pro / Occasional Sewist

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26 December, 2012

  • 04:59 PM

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    carmencitab added kihli as a friend
  • 03:19 PM

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    carmencitab added the project The Christmas Stunt Dress
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    This is a copy of the dress Zooey Deschanel wears in the opening credits of New Girl.
    The dress is a mix of 2 patterns, the bodice and skirt are from Burda’s Swing Dress 08/2012 #133 and the sleev…

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10 November, 2012

  • 02:14 PM

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    carmencitab added the project Aloha Space Shirts
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    Aloha style shirts with Alexander Henry Galactica fabric.
    Loud fun for my friends, sailing teamates in real life.
    Construction details include corded buttonholes, felled shoulder seams, curved co…

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7 October, 2012

  • 12:01 PM

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    carmencitab added the project Polka Dot Top Burda 09/2012 #106
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    I hate acrylic but I love polka dots!
    Made with thrift store 70’s synthetic knit.
    I made it in an afternoon, in a 38 without alteration, with 3/8" margin, with the serger and double needle, witho…

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15 August, 2012

  • 09:09 AM

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    carmencitab added the project The Craftsy Class Dress
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    I took the Craftsy class and didn’t like the pattern but resented having to throw out all that fitting work so I modified the pattern to my liking, added a sash and did an extremely large faced hem…

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1 August, 2012



30 July, 2012

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    carmencitab added the project Liberty Pucci
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    I got some Liberty print fabric to go with my Liberty print Nike’s. I chose a vintage Pucci pattern to make it with. I took special care in the finish I serged, pressed and then sewed the seam allo…

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21 July, 2012

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    carmencitab added the project Pajama Pants Galore
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    My brother wanted custom made pajama pants. He sent some pajama pants he loved for me to copy and some very wild fabric from Alexander Henry and a list of the things he wanted, like cuffs and side …

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26 May, 2012

  • 04:06 PM

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    carmencitab added the project Cuben Fiber Prada Inspired Raincoat
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    I took inspiration from Miuccia Prada and made a raincoat with Cuben Fiber, an extremely lightweight and resistant waterproof material used in sailmaking and mountaineering, with leftover from a s…

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7 April, 2012

  • 09:24 AM

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    carmencitab added the project The Austringer's Jason
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    Modified Jason vest pattern I made for a friend with shawl collar, wider pocket flaps and 7 corded buttonholes.
    Blue Chilean Eagle optional.

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2 April, 2012