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janice allen

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11 March, 2011



25 February, 2011

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    janice allen added the project In Time For Spring Sundress
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    Fresh flattering floral wrap sundress. Linen blend halter style sundress in a size 12 and fits a 40" bust and 30" waist. The top fastens with covered buttons as does the semi circular skirt. Skirt…

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21 February, 2011

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    janice allen added the project Grey Pleated Front Mini Jumper
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    Sweet grey stretch poplin jumper has three wide pleats on each side of the straight front panel. The back in a simple a-line shape. This easy jumper slips on over the head. it is mid thigh in lengt…

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    janice allen added the project Orange Pleated Dress Code Violation Skirt
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    Super short orange stretch poplin pleated mini sits low on the hips and is 15" in length. It has side zipper and two small gold buttons. This was made from a size 6 pattern and will fit up to a 26"…

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  • 06:38 PM

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    janice allen added the project Ameilas' Asian Print Mini
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    Cute cotton asian print wrap skirt has attached crinoline peeking out from under the skirt. The length is 15" with 2" of crinoline showing. The skirt wraps and is attached with two clear buttons an…

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20 January, 2011

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    janice allen posted a message on tonierenee's wall

    I tried your suggestion about ruffle tutorial and for the life of me couldn’t get it to download. I could walk you through it if you like. Let me know and I will either post it to your wall or e-m…



16 January, 2011

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    janice allen added the project Pewter Colored Dancing Dress
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    This was made from a piece of hammered satin (looks like metallic from a distance.) The asyametric waistline is embellished with crystal beadwork. The black organza ruffles were made with a circula…

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1 December, 2010

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    janice allen added the project Dots What I'm Talking About Dress
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    Cute white with black polka dot prom dress was made from a vintage (70’s) pattern. The fabric is soft white acetate lining with tiny black polka dots. The bodice ruffle has a black organza ruffle b…

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30 November, 2010



28 November, 2010

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    janice allen added the project Orange Crush Evening Gown
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    Orange crepe back satin retro evening gown was made from a new retro style pattern. The drop waist bodice cuts well below the waist line and is accented with crystal beaded trim. The full floaty sk…

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26 November, 2010

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    janice allen added the project 1940's Swing Jacket
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    Made from an original pattern dated 1949. This jacket is made with black and white herringbone wool blend fabric. The lining is white with tiny black polka dots (acetate). This jacket is so versati…

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25 October, 2010

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    janice allen posted a message on rchavez215's wall

    In regards to the belly dancers costume. I downloaded the pattern from www.sewingpatterns.com. There are many costumes available to download( for a fee of coarse) I regularly use this site. i made…



23 October, 2010

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    janice allen added the project Belly Dancer costume
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    Satin and chiffon belly dancing costume features wrap skirt with floating panels of chiffon. The satin top ending just under the bust has sheer long sleeves with elastic at the wrist.Top buttons in…

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22 September, 2010

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    janice allen added the project Sassy Pilot Costume
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    Sassy Pilot Halloween costume is made of 100% polyester fabric and it washable. It is a size 14 and will fit up to a 36" bust. The waist and hips are a non-issue since the flirty skirt attaches und…

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  • 06:18 PM

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    janice allen added the project Olive Oyl Costume
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    Adult Olive Oyl costume made from cotton and poplin is completely washable. This will fit anyone from a size 12 to 18. This was made to compliment Popeye costume. I personally think it would be per…

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  • 06:12 PM

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    janice allen added the project Popeye costume (adult)
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    This Popeye Halloween costume was made from a pattern I saved from the 80’s. I made it somewhat larger than the original since I found that the plus size market is very underserved. It is made with…

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2 June, 2010

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    janice allen added the project Scalloped Yoke Skirt
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    I made this scalloped yoke skirt from a free downloadable pattern. I used two different print from past projects. The red swirl was left from a sundress that I also posted here , and the black cott…

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20 May, 2010

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    janice allen posted a message on wackyblonde's wall

    Thanks for the comment on mini broomstick skirt. I am fairly new to this site and am trying to get the feel for pricing. the whole idea in my mind for buying handmade items is finding something uni…

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    janice allen posted a message on seanachie's wall

    Thanks for comment. When doing a broomstick effect on clothing use a cotton that is not wrinkle proof. I feel of the cotton and wad it up in my had. If it wrinkles easily , thats the best fabric to…



19 May, 2010

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    janice allen added the project Mini Broomstick Skirt
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    Love those broomstick but want something a little cooler for summer? My version of a broomstick but way easier to wear. This mini is made of soft green floral cotton with a drawstring waist. The bo…

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    janice allen added the project Glee Inspired Skirt
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    So what if its not following dress code. Be a superstar in this Glee inspired "Rachael " skirt. Black and gray wool blend plaid pleated skirt. Fits a 26" waist and is 17" in length. Fabric is wash…

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    janice allen added the project Sweet Asian Print Sundress
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    The oh so comfy cotton sundress is made with my new favorite asian print. The ruffle is of a coordinating green floral print. The armholes are bound with a mini orange dot on cream background. The …

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7 May, 2010

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    janice allen posted a message on lovefrommum's wall

    No, I did not have an actual paper pattern. I did some alterations on a bolero that was worn by a bridesmaid. I copied the pattern from that and made a few small deviations from it. Working with fa…



4 May, 2010

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    janice allen commented on the forum topic Lutterloh Patterns

    I went to the actual seminar years ago. It is an amazing system. Every pattern can be made to fit anyone. from a size2 to 22 or above I suppose. I have had good luck with it. I had put it away for …

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