4 January, 2015

  • 09:19 AM

    jodieclark commented on the project Ballet Flats

    Leather, I’m going to see how it wears and how long it lasts.

  • 05:25 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Ballet Flats

    I’ve been teaching myself shoemaking. I started out by following a kit and this time I’m working from a book I own. This pair of shoes is cotton sateen outer, crinoline and cotton interlining and c…

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14 December, 2014

  • 11:08 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Sequin Wedding Dress

    I made my Wedding Dress! After a year of many, many muslins and lots of hiccups along the way I walked down the aisle on the happiest day of my life in a handmade dress.

    It’s made from champagne…

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4 June, 2014

  • 09:36 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Blue Ponte Top

    A couple of weeks ago I found $10 on the ground. So I bought fabric with it. This is the resulting FREE top made from it. A great blue Ponte which had the light grey on the reverse. It’s a copy of …

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25 May, 2014

  • 11:46 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Red Maxi Dress

    This is my second version of Simplicity 2362 and I feel like I nailed it this time. I made it with this super drapey rayon voile with an off white rayon voile lining. The whole process was quite lo…

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3 March, 2014

  • 07:51 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Plantain with Embroidered Yoke

    I made this from Deer and Doe’s free Plantain T shirt pattern. It hugs and skims in all the right places – I love it!

    I somehow managed to match this jersey to this embroidered yoke despite buy…

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22 December, 2013

  • 02:12 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Cambie LBD

    I didn’t own a Little Black Dress so it was time to make one. And what better pattern than Sewaholic’s Cambie.

    The dress came together so easily. I chose to use bias binding on the neckline and …

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24 November, 2013

  • 04:51 AM

    jodieclark added the project called White Cotton Alma

    Here she is, my first Alma. Never mind that it took me 5 weeks to sew her. Never mind that she’s not perfect like she looked in my head. She’s finished and that’s all that matters.

    I bought th…

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11 October, 2013

  • 08:31 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Teal Green Kelly Skirt

    So I finally caught up with the rest of the blogging world and made me a Kelly Skirt.

    I’m not sure why I waited so long because this is such a great pattern to work with. I’m very sure there are…

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15 September, 2013

  • 08:46 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Blue Holly burn Skirt

    So I’m a little behind on the times here but I made my first Hollyburn Skirt! I say first because I am certain there will be more! Very certain.

    This was my first time working with an indie patt…

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18 August, 2013

  • 09:38 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Geometric Ponte Dress

    I loved my Plum Ponte Dress so much I decided to make another. This was made from the same Frankenpattern of my Peplum Top and Simplicity 2444 (to get those pleats).

    This time I made it up in th…

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11 August, 2013

  • 08:29 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Plum Ponte Dress

    I wanted to make a warm and comfortable dress to transition from winter to spring. I bought this Plum Ponte knit and decided to use a mash up of patterns to get the silhouette I was after.

    I fr…

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24 July, 2013

27 May, 2013

  • 12:26 PM

    jodieclark commented on the project Faux Leather Accent Top

    I bought it off fabric.com. It’s actually the cheapest black faux leather I could find on there f…


16 May, 2013

  • 12:09 PM

    jodieclark added the project called Faux Leather Accent Top

    I made this from my trusty Lydia pattern.
    This time adding these faux leather patches and patch pocket.
    It was really easy to make and will quickly become a wardrobe staple for winter.

    More d…

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15 March, 2013

10 March, 2013

  • 11:35 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Embroidered Tote Bag

    I found a great picture on Pinterest that inspired this embroidery. I embroidered it up on my daily commute on the train and then sewed up the rest of the tote. More details on my blog

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5 March, 2013

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14 October, 2012

  • 06:37 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Black & White Striped Peplum

    I made another peplum using my tutorial. This time in a wide black and white striped ponte knit. The only thing I did differently was to add pleats in the sleeves.

    Also blogged here

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23 September, 2012

  • 04:01 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Peachy Keen Top

    I’ve ventured into the world of solid colour fabrics to make my Spring/Summer Wardrobe and here is the first installment. The Peachy Keen Top is a top I can dress up or down and will fill a hole in…

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29 August, 2012

  • 08:24 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Pillowcase Summer Top

    Yes you read right. I was mad enough to make this from a pillowcase. But it was pretty and you could buy 2 for $2. So that makes it better right?

    Also blogged here

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26 August, 2012

  • 12:11 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Purple Sun Dress - Simplicity 2591

    I made this dress from Simplicity 2591 and found that it was a fabric eater. It turned out 2 sizes too big and then some but luckily it was easy enough to bring in the side seams to alter it.

    I …

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19 August, 2012

11 August, 2012

  • 10:23 AM

    jodieclark added the project called Mint Herringbone Dress

    I made this from Simplicity 2444 which I had seen so many incredible dresses made from. I had fit issues with the bodice so it was quite a battle raising the bodice, deepening the armscye, redrafti…

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