6 April, 2011
dixiediy commented on the project Bubblegum and Psychedelics Mini Dress
i love the bright color and the awesome hairstyle really completes the look :)
dixiediy commented on the project My 40's Jumper
ahh! I LOVE this. Makes me want to get back into knitting. great design, too.
dixiediy favorited the project My 40's Jumper
dixiediy commented on the project Linen and flowers Dress
beautiful and the flowers add so much great texture and detail. nice job!
dixiediy commented on the project Hannah's Madeline shift
cute! and the peter pan collar makes it extra special. I used to love Madeline, too!
dixiediy commented on the project Button Front Skirt Re-Do
thanks! and yeah, the wrap skirt just wasn’t working for me.
dixiediy added the project Button Front Skirt Re-Do
I originally made a reversible wrap skirt with this fabric but the skirt was a dud and it sat in my closet unloved for three years! So in an attempt to reclaim my bad sewing projects I re-made it i…
dixiediy commented on the project The Lotus Blossom skirt
wow, amazing details! i want to try those pockets, too! and your outfit styling is great as well :)
1 April, 2011
dixiediy added the project Spring Floral Party Dress
Perfect for upcoming spring weddings. I made this dress from a self drafted pattern although the design isn’t my own.
You can read more about it at my blog…
30 March, 2011
dixiediy commented on the project tiny pocket tank
i like! looks great for summer and the fabric you picked was perfect.
dixiediy commented on the article Comment to Win a Brother Project Runway Limited Edition Innov-ís 40 Sewing Machine
I would sew some summer shorts!
24 March, 2011
dixiediy commented on the project 'Spring on a Stick' Frock Grosgrain Giveaway
the fabric adds so much dimension to the dress, love it! great outfit, too!
dixiediy favorited the project Ulla-Maaria
dixiediy favorited the project Buttercream Bow Blouse
23 March, 2011
dixiediy commented on the project Banksia Top
wow, love the color and the collar! so adorable.
dixiediy commented on the project Laura's new Wallet
cute! I like your fabric choice :)
dixiediy commented on the project Liberty Two Piece Tunic
that fabric is incredible! I know what you mean, it’s so pretty you’re afraid to mess it up! i like the contrast with the white. great job :)
dixiediy commented on the project Lavender 2-piece top
looks great! I’m glad it worked for you :)
22 March, 2011
dixiediy commented on the article Comment to Win 'Pure Elements' Fabric from Art Gallery!
i’d make dresses for spring. love those color!
dixiediy commented on the project Strapless Floral Dress
hmm, good idea. I wonder if those sheets will work if the color has already bled (as opposed to just keeping it from bleeding). I’ll try it anyway, thanks!
21 March, 2011
dixiediy commented on the project His & Hers Pendleton Wool Coats
very cool! awesome fabric, too. love that print and it works so well for men and women.
dixiediy added the project Strapless Floral Dress
The pattern is an out of print McCall’s pattern (M5849) which I really enjoyed. It was the first time I ever attempted a garment that used boning and I liked working with something new. The pattern…
18 March, 2011
dixiediy commented on the forum topic How do you store your patterns?
I have a metal sewing “bin” that is the perfect size to fit patterns upright but now I have too many and need more space. I’ll probably either buy or make bins that can fit on a book shelf and then…
dixiediy commented on the forum topic Don't understand the sizing guide
could you post the link for what pattern it was?
dixiediy commented on the forum topic A question for self-taught pattern drafters.
I started by altering commercial flat patterns to fit the designs in my head. After awhile I had go-to pieces that fit me that I could use to build whatever garment I wanted (basically, pattern blo…
dixiediy commented on the forum topic sewing blogs?
my blog is http://www.dixiediy.com
i also like http://www.adventuresindressmaking.com/
she doesn’t post as often as she use to but she has a good catalog of tutorials for altering t-shirts and als…
dixiediy commented on the forum topic The views of some of my projects were reset
Me, too! All mine went from in the hundreds down to 50 or less. All started when the activity was shut off, too.
dixiediy commented on the forum topic I don't like ratings.... does anyone?
I agree with everyone else’s thoughts on ratings. I think users use the rating system for different reasons (likely hood that i would want to try this project, whether or not I think the pattern is…
dixiediy commented on the forum topic paternmaking...sorta tough
Have you tried working with a sloper pattern like Butterick 5746? I know McCalls has one too but I couldn’t find it right now. It is basically a fitted dress pattern made specifically for you to al…
dixiediy commented on the forum topic Do I need a serger?
I was given a hand me down serger one Christmas. The person who gave it to me never used to although it was about 15 years old it was practically brand new. Unfortunately it was missing a few piece…