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carolinesj

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23 February, 2010



14 February, 2010



13 February, 2010

  • 08:34 AM

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    carolinesj added the project A dress for a wedding (but not a wedding dress)
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    Custom dress with waist ruffle, low back and cap sleeves, handmade belt with vintage buckle. Loosely based the bodice on New Look 6699 then customised the neck and back height. Simple gathered skir…

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  • 08:23 AM

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    carolinesj commented on the project Anna's Melbourne Cup dress

    Thanks! It went together well, just draping it on the model, plus a few fittings. I loved making the bubble skirt, it came out really nicely. I’ve never worn one myself but I might have to try it!

  • 08:08 AM

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    carolinesj added the project One pattern, two dresses...
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    Cute summer maxi dresses – pattern VERY loosely based on New Look 6699 (I used the waist and skirt pieces, lengthened the skirt and drafted my own bust, back pieces). I looked at "the Dots Invasion…

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  • 07:58 AM

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    carolinesj added the project Anna's Melbourne Cup dress
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    Custom design using a bubble skirt made from sequinned fabric and gold satin. No pattern, just straight onto the dressmaker’s model.

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  • 07:52 AM

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    carolinesj added the project Recycled summer sundress
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    In a last ditch effort to prolong my summer wardrobe I made this light summer dress. In a previous life it was a standard shirtwaister and I noticed it at an opshop due to the gorgeous pastel print…

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1 March, 2009

  • 10:05 PM

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    carolinesj added the project Alex in Edinburgh dress
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    A gift for my friend overseas who fortunately is the same size as me! It’s got neck and waist pleats, a floppy collar and an invisible zip right up the back. I love it!

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7 January, 2009

  • 09:41 PM

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    carolinesj added the project Much-needed shorts
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    I was trying to go with the whole “only wear dresses” but then I made these and realised how amazing shorts are coz you can wear them to work and going out and general lazing.

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  • 04:45 PM

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    carolinesj commented on the project My Kyla

    it looks really nice – good job. would love to see a photo with the pleated pink bit up over your shoulder…



1 January, 2009



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26 November, 2008



8 November, 2008

  • 09:20 PM

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    carolinesj added the project Recycled floral dress
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    I made this dress from a big old shirt/muumuu thing I found in an op shop. Cut off the sleeves, slimmed it down and added elastic at the waist.

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  • 09:08 PM

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    carolinesj added the project Yet another Burda blouse
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    Cute self stripe blouse with tie bow and puffy sleeves. I may or may not be slightly obsessed with this pattern, it’s just so perfect… even my manly skater/builder boyfriend thinks the sleeves ar…

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  • 06:18 PM

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    carolinesj commented on the project Yet another Burda blouse

    I’ve just added it above – Burda World of Fashion magaziner, 4/2007.
    I usually have to make the armbands a little bigger and it’s nicer a bit longer too.

  • 06:15 PM

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    carolinesj commented on the project Recycled floral dress

    Thanks! No, the neck is the same. i just uploaded the original



31 October, 2008

  • 01:38 PM

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    carolinesj commented on the project Ciao Bella!

    love the pants! well done. your dog is so gorgeous!



21 September, 2008



20 September, 2008

  • 07:06 AM

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    carolinesj added the project Suit jacket hoodie
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    Suit jacker/blazer inspired hoodie, cut off an old hoodie pattern. For my brother’s birthday present :)

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  • 07:06 AM

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    carolinesj posted a message on emlj's wall

    Hey, yeah I have used the 38 twice and they have been a good sizing… I wonder what’s gone wrong?



17 September, 2008