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dixiediy

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8 February, 2013



3 February, 2013

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    dixiediy added the project The Dixielex Dress
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    I made this dress using the new Elisalex Pattern from By Hand London with only a few changes. The pattern is a scoop neck, princess seam dress with a tulip pleated skirt and sleeves.

    I didn’t ha…

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1 November, 2012

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    dixiediy added the pattern Hot Cocoa Sweater
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    This pattern is one size, five pattern pieces, 20 pages with text instructions.

    The pattern is designed for a bust size 33-34". Finished bust measurement is 39". It’s roomy!

    Finished Garment …

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    dixiediy added the project Hot Cocoa Sweater
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    This is a pattern that I drafted when I realized I owned no long sleeve tops. Not that I need many, I live in Texas, but it would be nice to have one when it gets a little cold outside.

    It has r…

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30 August, 2012

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    dixiediy commented on the project BurdaStyle Handbook Silk Blouse

    the construction is pretty straight forward but i didn’t follow most of the directions. you do have to add all your seam allowances like with most burdastyle patterns. the instructions are a lot mo…

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    dixiediy added the project BurdaStyle Handbook Silk Blouse
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    I made the blouse pattern from the BurdaStyle book in a silk chameuse (which I was really proud that I could work with!). The fabric is pretty cool – it’s got this Asian-style hunting motif going o…

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28 May, 2012

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    dixiediy commented on the project Woven Back Dress

    thanks!!

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    dixiediy added the project Woven Back Dress
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    This dress was an exercise in pattern drafting – I fitted a basic bodice block and added a gathered skirt (basically two rectangles). After fiddling around with sleeve Ideas I came up with these ru…

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2 May, 2012



28 April, 2012

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    dixiediy added the project Little Black Knit Dress w/ Crochet Back
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    I made this dress by altering a plain, knit, raglan sleeve top pattern. I shortened the sleeves, changed the neckline and made it knee length. I added elastic to the waist for some shaping and stit…

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9 April, 2012

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    dixiediy commented on the project Striped Summertime Tee

    Thank you! I just bought more crochet appliques to try with new designs. Those things are so fun add to an otherwise plain shirt.

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    dixiediy commented on the project Striped Summertime Tee

    thanks! I agree, in the heat all I want to wear is something loose to stay cool and not sticky.



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25 January, 2012



24 January, 2012

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    dixiediy added the project Self Drafted Sweatshirt Fleece Jacket
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    This jacket was self drafted and pieced together with as many big pieces of this heather gray sweatshirt fleece that I had leftover from old projects. The jacket was really a test in "making it wor…

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    dixiediy posted a message on dixiediy's wall

    On the side bar you can click on the Add a new Project button and you can upload photos there. Then the project will be displayed in your Studio. I don’t think you can upload photos on the wall.



6 January, 2012



1 January, 2012

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    dixiediy added the project Floral and Black Anouk Dress
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    I found Victory Patterns through the sewing blog grapevine and instantly wanted to make the Anouk design. I made the dress version but added the sleeves to make it more of a winter dress. I really …

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26 December, 2011



6 December, 2011

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    dixiediy commented on the article Featured Member: tilly-vanilly

    congrats tilly, i think you and i share some inspiration sources. i, too, love anna karina (and jean luc godard movies in general) and i have a secret dream of recreating that breathless dress, too…



25 October, 2011

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    dixiediy added the project Eyelet and Floral Macaron
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    This is my first try at the Colette Macaron pattern. The top is eyelet fabric trimmed with bias tape and the bottom is a cotton voile.

    I really love this dress! If you want, go see more pictures…

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14 October, 2011

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    dixiediy added the project Ballet Dress - Now with Pattern
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    This is a slightly refined version of my other Ballet Dress I made.

    The bottom fabric is just plain cotton jersey but the top fabric is a fine poly/rayon sweater knit that I worried would stretc…

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2 October, 2011

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    dixiediy added the project Ballet Dress
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    The pattern for this dress was traced from an existing dress I own. I called it my ballet dress because it reminds me of something you would wear when practicing ballet. It was originally supposed …

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28 September, 2011