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5 December, 2010
courtneym commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 4 - Win a Selvedge Magazine 3 Year Subscription!
I am most often inspired by beautiful dresses that I see on the street, in magazines, on tv, or the web. I know that I can create something just as gorgeous, but that fits and flatters my shape!
2 November, 2010
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courtneym commented on the article Comment to Win "Little Green Dresses" by Tina Sparkles!
I just discovered that textile industry is the number one polluter of fresh water on the planet, and that an average of 8,500 liters of water is needed to grow one kilogram of cotton, or the equiva…
17 August, 2010
courtneym favorited the project Orange Marie
courtneym favorited the project Little Gray Dress
courtneym favorited the project Madame Gray
15 August, 2010
courtneym commented on the project The Office Dress
Which Burda pattern did you use? It’s gorgeous!
12 August, 2010
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24 July, 2010
courtneym posted a message on courtneym's wall
Hi MaryAnna, I just checked out “Make it Smirk,” and you have made a number of wonderful garments yourself. I really struggle with finding patterns that flatter my figure. I have yet to try pants…
17 July, 2010
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5 June, 2010
courtneym added the project Bamboo Parfait Dress
_A versatile dress designed to be worn as either a sun dress or layered over a shirt or blouse as a pinafore style in cooler weather. Features a gathered bust and flattering curved midriff that fit…
28 May, 2010
10 May, 2010
courtneym commented on the forum topic Tension Wrinkles on Bodice Above Bust
That was totally it. I completely forgot to clip the allowances. Thank You!!!
28 March, 2010
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7 January, 2010
courtneym commented on the project Grey Garden Blouse
Thank you for such kind words. This was my first upper body garment. I was always intimidated by my crazy measurements, and had stuck mostly to skirts. It was a lot of fun working out the details…
3 January, 2010
courtneym added the project Grey Garden Blouse
This blouse was based on the Wenlan Blouse by Twinkle. I graded the pattern up a few sizes, elongated the yoke and drafted new sleeves for it. I Googled for yoked blouses to check out all of the …
27 December, 2009
courtneym favorited the technique Drafting Sleeve for Basic Bodice Block
courtneym favorited the technique Tent shape sleeve
22 December, 2009
21 December, 2009
courtneym added the project Holiday Scarves for Coworkers
Decadent beaded scarves suitable for the ballet or opera.
The beaded trim was extremely difficult for me to attach, even with a zipper foot. I think next time I will hand sew it.