15 July, 2013
hilaryarden added the project Flowery Nightie
This is a little nightie I made using an old old nightie as a template. I cut the seams of the old one and used it as a pattern. Fun!
hilaryarden added the project Silver Column Dress
This is a dress I made for my brother’s wedding in September 2011. It is very basic, as I was too busy working that summer to spend a lot of time on it. Essentially it is one long piece (the origin…
14 December, 2010
hilaryarden commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 13 - Win a Singer Sewing Machine and Dress Form!
I really enjoy cutting-edge fashion, but most of it is definitely out of my price range. I love trying to replicate those styles – while on a university student’s budget – myself, and Burdastyle al…
7 December, 2010
hilaryarden commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 7 - Win Mood Fabrics $100 Gift Card!
I usually aim to spend money only on the notions, not the actual fabric. I’m a university student and veeeery short on money, so I love raiding my grandmother’s old fabric and recycling old garment…
7 June, 2010
hilaryarden commented on the project Floral Sweetheart
hey there! i used Simplicity 4070 for the bodice.
15 May, 2010
hilaryarden added the project Floral Sweetheart
this is the fastest dress i’ve ever made! and it also happens to be my favourite so far. i made it at the end of summer for a winter banquet i knew would be coming up in december. i used an old ski…
17 April, 2010
13 February, 2010
hilaryarden added the project Jet-Puffed
i made this dress at the beginning of the summer, and really enjoyed doing it! unfortunately, it ended up a little bit short, so i have to wear leggings or shorts underneath.. i may just turn it in…
7 September, 2009
hilaryarden commented on the forum topic Does the site work for everyone else?
Hi, I’ve been trying to publish a project on my profile for the longest time, and it’s just not working! I go to ‘my studio’, click ‘publish’ on the project, and then it brings me to the editing sc…
10 July, 2009
hilaryarden commented on the project Flower Bell Skirt
what a great idea to paint it! looks fantastic!
5 July, 2009
hilaryarden added the project Promenade
a 1940’s inspired dress that i made to match my date’s restored 1942 International truck – i sewed this for my final project in my fashion class
hilaryarden added the project B-Movie
i made this for a ‘wearable art’ project for school – the bodice is made from woven VHS tape, and the skirt is made from black garbage bags
garbage bags + film = B-Movie
hilaryarden added the project Braided Ballerina
this was for a ‘recycled clothing’ project for school – i cut strips from an old top and braided them, and then sewed them on a t-shirt that i cut the front out of (to make a low scooped back – rem…
hilaryarden added the project Night Owl
a simple summer nighty with owl appliqué – it’s my very first project from a pattern
hilaryarden added the project Knitted Beret
ok, i lied, it’s actually crocheted