14 May, 2014
Julianne Siadek commented on the project Zigzag chevron dress
My husband says I look like an Easter egg!
Julianne Siadek added the project Zigzag chevron dress
I made this for my birthday. Lemon yellow rayon, lined with blush rayon. Self-drafted pattern.
more on my blog: http://madebyjulianne.com/zigzag-dress/
11 March, 2014
Julianne Siadek added the project Matmos shift dress
Matmos is the evil goo from Barbarella, and it looks like this.
Rayon fabric, vintage pattern
blogged here: http://madebyjulianne.com/matmos-dress/
22 October, 2013
Julianne Siadek added the project peacock Chloe dress
Chloe dress by Victory Patterns
The pattern was very easy to construct and fit. I cut a size 10, but wound up tapering to an 8 at the top. Other alterations include: re-drafted sleeve pieces, ta…
20 May, 2013
Julianne Siadek added the project Miimii party dress
It’s a small muumuu.
Made from vintage Hawaiian cotton, and I couldn’t resist the orange silk.
13 March, 2013
Julianne Siadek added the project vintage giraffe blouse
Made with a vintage pattern, with lots of alterations
on my blog: http://madebyjulianne.com/?p=4898
5 February, 2013
Julianne Siadek commented on the article Urban Preppy: 8 New Women's Sewing Patterns
I like these designs, but I don’t understand why many of the photos don’t really show the garment. I know that the styling represents the lifestyle/attitude, but often I can’t see the unique-ness o…
27 December, 2012
Julianne Siadek added the project Galactic Cotton Candy dress
This hand-made tie dye looks like a cotton candy nebula, which is exactly what I wanted. The only material purchased for this dress was the pattern ($5.40) and the zipper (~$3). Stash busted!
11 December, 2012
Julianne Siadek added the project Striped jersey sack dress
This dress pattern is designed for striped jersey, and except for the contrast bands, the dress is all one piece. The back, sleeves, and front piece is shaped sort of like a Y, and the only seams a…
25 September, 2012
Julianne Siadek commented on the project Animal Collection tee
I made them myself! I’ll be posting about them on my blog soon…
24 September, 2012
Julianne Siadek added the project Animal Collection tee
I made this shirt this weekend for the Animal Collective show at the Hollywood Bowl. It was awesome: they rocked and I rocked with them.
see more photos and words on my blog: http://madebyjulia…
3 February, 2012
Julianne Siadek added the project simple sweater dress
It’s a simple pull-over sweater dress, perfect for the occasional chilly day in Venice CA. I used my own pattern.
mini-blog post: http://madebyjulianne.com/?p=3299
8 December, 2011
Julianne Siadek commented on the project flower print dress.
You said you got the pattern from Burda; which pattern was it? I love this dress!
1 July, 2011
Julianne Siadek added the project midnight stripe leggings
These leggings are perfect for dancing—slinky and badass and will keep your legs warm during your midnight shenanigans at Burning Man.
7 June, 2011
Julianne Siadek commented on the article 6 New Plus Size Sewing Patterns [Updated]
I can’t really weigh in (ha!) on if these are good styles for plus-sized gals cause I don’t see any examples :P
3 May, 2011
Julianne Siadek added the project Bubblewrap pocket tee
I love me some kimono sleeves, and I know all of you love pockets.
The polka dots look like they were printed using bubble-wrap, which is awesome and gives an edge to an otherwise classic patter…
2 February, 2011
Julianne Siadek commented on the project sexy waxy jeans
Ooh I like that idea. I’ve washed them about 8 times and they still leave my legs stained, although not nearly as bad as when they were new! I will give it a try on my next day off. Thanks!
26 January, 2011
Julianne Siadek added the project sexy waxy jeans
I haven’t had jeans or black pants in years, but this fabric inspired me.
I used my own pattern for these pants and blogged about it here http://madebyjulianne.com/?p=2305
22 December, 2010
Julianne Siadek commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 22 Win a One-Year Subscription to burda style magazine!
I sew about 40-50 hours per week, at least 27 days in a month! Non-stop sewing action!
20 December, 2010
Julianne Siadek commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 20 Win HUSQVARNA VIKING® Sewing Machine!
I spent $200 on my home machine a few years ago but I use an industrial Juki at work (I’m a sewer). I’m toying with the idea of getting a new home machine with more power, or maybe a serger (I have…