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gemmafloyd

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31 July, 2014

  • 08:28 PM

    gemmafloyd added the project called The Sailboat Dress
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    I’m in love in nautical graphic motifs. I received this sailboat printed cotton as a gift – perfect for a summer dress. I wanted to make a fairly simple dress with a straight skirt so that the prin…

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20 July, 2014



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15 June, 2014

  • 09:58 PM

    gemmafloyd added the project called 1930s Art Deco Blouse
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    The history of this blouse is an interesting one. About two and a half years ago I won a BurdaStyle giveaway for $200 worth of fabric at the Australian Tessuti Fabrics store. In effect I got this b…

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  • 09:08 PM

    gemmafloyd commented on the article Make It Coats Giveaway!

    A good way for mending your tights – sew them while wearing them! You get the right stretch of th…

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10 June, 2014



28 May, 2014



10 May, 2014

  • 10:07 PM

    gemmafloyd commented on the project 1813 Leipzig Regency outfit

    Wow, thanks for the very nice complement :)

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  • 02:35 PM

    gemmafloyd added the project called The Red Dirndl
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    This is a dirndl I made for my historical reenactment events.
    I used Burdastyle patterns for the blouses and vest. The vest – red cotton with black lining – was the top part of a dress pattern. Th…

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6 May, 2014

  • 06:25 PM

    gemmafloyd added the project called Armani-inspired top
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    I really liked the Emporio Armani 2012 spring collection – so much that I wanted a shirt similar to the ones seen on the runway. I decided to make a simple white jersey top, using dark blue velvet …

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1 May, 2014

  • 11:37 AM

    gemmafloyd commented on the project The 70's-inspired dress

    Thanks! Raglan sleeves are a recent favorite of mine – I love the way they lay smoothly on the sh…

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28 April, 2014

  • 07:33 AM

    gemmafloyd commented on the project The 70's-inspired dress

    Thanks! I usually wear it belted, but it’s very comfy wearing it without the belt around the hous…

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27 April, 2014

  • 06:28 PM

    gemmafloyd added the project called The 70's-inspired dress
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    When it comes to sewing and buying clothes I’m at my prime in the spring and summertime. Every autumn it turns out I have very little to wear – especially dresses. As soon as I received this heavy …

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  • 05:23 PM

    gemmafloyd commented on the project Avant-garde School Project

    Wow, I didn’t know it. Very inspirational!

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23 April, 2014

  • 07:23 PM

    gemmafloyd added the project called Avant-garde School Project
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    This is a project I was assigned for my studies. We were to use raw cotton (for its natural color and for its stiffness) to create an avant-garde styled silhouette. I used some of my favorite cloth…

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15 April, 2014

  • 05:45 PM

    gemmafloyd added the project called 1940s day dress
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    The project started with a striped cotton fabric I received from my sister. I instantly knew it’s use would be for a shirt dress. I wanted a simple day dress and I didn’t want to experiment with cr…

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14 April, 2014

  • 05:15 PM

    gemmafloyd favorited the project Paper boat purse
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    gemmafloyd added the project called Vintage Whitesnake top
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    This is a simple white jersey top I made in preperation for a Whitesnake/Judas Priest concert I went to in 2011. Since I’m a lover of vintage, I decided to give the top an 80s cut with the arm hole…

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10 April, 2014



5 April, 2014

  • 06:41 PM

    gemmafloyd added the project called 1940s ski pants
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    Ski pants of the 1940s are nothing other, really, than straight pants, closing at the waist, usually made of wool, sometimes with a band at the bottom, letting them hold on to the foot. I created t…

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3 April, 2014

  • 07:21 PM

    gemmafloyd added the project called Plaid PJ shorts
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    This is a pair of shorts I made after I discovered that a skirt I received from my grandmother has actually a large hole at the back which couldn’t be mended at all. The print, amount and above all…

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1 April, 2014

  • 05:07 PM

    gemmafloyd added the project called 1940s spotted brown blouse
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    As soon as I got an old skirt from my grandmother I knew I wouldn’t wear it, but I also knew that the fabric is perfect for a 1940s shirt!
    I used a BurdaStyle pattern, letting go of the darts (sin…

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29 March, 2014

  • 02:09 PM

    gemmafloyd added the project called Anchor PJ pants
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    It started with a pretty dress being covered in fake blood for Halloween which wouldn’t wash off. I decided to make use of the remaining stained-less material which led me to making a pair of pyjam…

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18 March, 2014



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9 March, 2014

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