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joboenvogue

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2 February, 2013

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    joboenvogue added the project Nouveau Riche Fur Collar
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    I decided to spice up my boring wool coat with a fur collar!

    It is not attached to the coat and I made a custom pattern for the collar to fit on the coat (hopefully I’ll post a tutorial soon?) …

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30 May, 2012

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    joboenvogue commented on the image spring breeze

    It’s so difficult to sew pieces that you actually wear often, but I’d want to wear this everywhere! So great for the hot summer months.

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    joboenvogue favorited the project spring breeze


8 January, 2012

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    joboenvogue commented on the technique A Novice's Guide to Draping

    Awesome! Sewing terms are hard to translate, I’m sure! In the simplest terms: I draped the front and the back serparately, then sewed the two together. The draping wasn’t continual all the way arou…



7 January, 2012

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    joboenvogue commented on the technique A Novice's Guide to Draping

    Hey there! I don’t know if I completely understand your question. Do you mean how did I attach the back to the draped part? Let me know—I’d love to give you some advice!



30 May, 2011

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    joboenvogue added the project Allusion Prom Dress
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    I made my prom dress this year for the Joann Fabrics contest. I finished it with 3 hours to spare! I was very inspired by 50s silhouettes and elegance, and I was very happy with the final product. …

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26 May, 2011

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    joboenvogue posted a message on joboenvogue's wall

    Keep me up to date on your dress, I’m excited to see th results! My prom is in two days and I have yet to finish the dress, but have no fear! Pictures will be up sometime next week—and be sure to …



21 May, 2011

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    joboenvogue commented on the technique A Novice's Guide to Draping

    That’s actually what I’m doing tonight! It’s a lot more simple than you might think, I promise. I’ll be sure to take pictures or video, but make sure to check my blog for the most recent progress!



18 May, 2011

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    joboenvogue commented on the technique A Novice's Guide to Draping

    Ha, the dress is almost done! As for your question: once you baste your seam, you can sew your pieces together permanently (for me, that’s the top of my dress to its lining, and the bottom of the b…



29 April, 2011

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    joboenvogue commented on the technique A Novice's Guide to Draping

    How sweet of you! As much as I love fashion, I’m actually studying mechanical engineering. Weird combination, I know!



22 April, 2011

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    joboenvogue commented on the technique A Novice's Guide to Draping

    Thanks for such kind words! And I’m glad you like it—the finished dress will be done soon, this weekend…hopefully. Good luck with your future creations!



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16 April, 2011

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    joboenvogue commented on the technique A Novice's Guide to Draping

    In light of your advice, I added a video to the beginning of this tutorial that I think will help a lot…please enjoy!



15 April, 2011

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    joboenvogue favorited the project Modern Geisha
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    joboenvogue commented on the technique A Novice's Guide to Draping

    Thanks for your input! I realize this isn’t as in depth as it could be, but I did it as an afterthought. When I was draping, I wasn’t even thinking about making a tutorial, but I figured there were…

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    joboenvogue commented on the technique A Novice's Guide to Draping

    Thanks! I hate to admit this, but I actually don’t know whether I cut the piece on the bias or not. I was running out of fabric and just needed to make it work at that point! But if I remember corr…



14 April, 2011

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    joboenvogue added the technique A Novice's Guide to Draping
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    This is from my own experience with draping, so it’s only going to be advice for people like me who had to figure it out on their own! But my final product was beautiful, and so I thought I’d share…

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17 January, 2011

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    joboenvogue added the project Epithet
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    Epithet: an adjective or adjective phrase appropriately qualifying a subject by naming a key or important characteristic of the subject.

    I made my teachers ties as a thank you gift for writing…

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23 August, 2010

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    joboenvogue added the project Litote
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    Litote: understatement, for intensification, by denying the contrary of the thing being affirmed.

    These were so fun and easy to make. They are my first pair of bottoms that are in pant form, a…

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22 August, 2010

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    joboenvogue commented on the project Natty's Slouchy Blouse

    How adorable is that?! I’m such a sucker for anything slouchy and plaid. It looks incredibly well-made!



13 August, 2010

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    joboenvogue added the project Eponym
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    Eponym: substitutes for a particular attribute the name of a famous person recognized for that attribute. By their nature eponyms often border on the cliche, but many times they can be useful wit…

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4 August, 2010

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    joboenvogue commented on the project Mint Butterick 6703

    I took a double take when I saw this one…never do I hit the back button to see a creation, but this is adorable!



30 July, 2010

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    joboenvogue commented on the project Summertime Blues

    I love plaid. I love plaid shirts. I love plaid shirts with part of it cut on the bias.
    I basically adore this shirt.



28 July, 2010

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    joboenvogue commented on the project saffron voile

    This is a really beautiful creation! I love the color combination and the shape of it fits your incredibly! It seems like a really wearable dress. What pattern number did you use to make it?



17 July, 2010

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    joboenvogue commented on the project Procatalepsis

    I think we got it at the hardware store. It was Krylon Crystal Clear acrylic spray paint. The bag isn’t going to be waterproof, but it has a lot more protection!



16 July, 2010

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    joboenvogue added the project Procatalepsis
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    Procatalepsis: by anticipating an objection and answering it, permits an argument to continue moving forward while taking into account points or reasons opposing either the train of thought or it…

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