i didn’t but i’m inspired to do one now!
A tunic with pockets!!
Took strips of scalloped lace and pieced them together to create a layered effect and get pieces big enough for a little pull over top.
Minimal amounts of this awesome Anna Maria Horner fabric led to a little crop top.
I salvaged this fabric from two pillowcases I found in a Utah thrift store. It has a pocket and a curved hem which i think adds some character to a pretty plain shape. New favorite shirt.
at a thrift store in utah! I salvaged it from some curtains or something. it was a real find.
This fabric was so wacky that I went with a very simple square top fitted at the hips.
Took the skirt from one dress and constructed a sweetheart bodice. Added piping as well. Sort of a subtle sweetheart top but a good start.
read more here: http://ellohhandmade.blogspot.com/2011/…
Seriously. It’s an ongoing problem. Crappy patterns (once in a while) and terrible instructions. …
does anyone else want to know why all of the patterns we pay for don’t come with images in the in…
Used a men’s Hanes shirt in large and a red skirt to assemble my baseball t-shirt.
Read how I did it here: http://ellohhandmade.blogspot.com/2011/07/baseball-tee.html
Got this shirt from my husband and had my way with it. Love the print!
I shaped the body and sleeves, shortened it, and added loops to hold the sleeves up.
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Based off of a thrifted 70’s pattern. Great pattern – easy and fun – but I’m not too thrilled about the puffy sleeves and the plaid I chose. It has a lot going on with it, so I think I’ll redo it i…
um gorgeous! LOVE IT! i love the color as well.
thanks! i want to make a ton more out of equally wacky fabric.
Thanks! i actually had to add fabric to get the crotch seam low enough but they’re so flowy you c…
Purchased a maxi skirt with an elastic waistband from the thrift store and decided that the print was way too ugly to ignore. So I cut it up, added elastic at the top and waist and a little seam fo…
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