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katharinecrompton

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2 April, 2011



25 November, 2009



20 May, 2009

  • 10:04 PM

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    katharinecrompton added the project Red/Black Anda
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    I made this in one afternoon for a dinner the next day. Overall I’m pleased with it but the fabric was horrible to work with – it was very stiff and kept fraying. I used facings instead of binding …

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10 February, 2009



12 January, 2009

  • 03:52 AM

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    katharinecrompton commented on the project Second Regency Dress

    jadestar:

    thanks! I live in the UAE and I got the fabric in a shop over here – it was actually indian sari fabric – mostly cotton i think.



3 January, 2009

  • 04:33 AM

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    katharinecrompton commented on the project Early Sixties Black Print Dress

    Thanks for all the comments!

    jbella, the pattern number is Vogue 5121. I thought I had posted the entire pattern envelope picture but the top got cut off.



1 January, 2009

  • 05:33 AM

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    katharinecrompton posted a message on sew4my3's wall

    Hi! Thanks for your comments on my sixties dress. I posted a picture of the pattern envelope as you requested.



30 December, 2008

  • 07:34 AM

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    katharinecrompton added the project Early Sixties Black Print Dress
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    Made using a vintage pattern and some fairly vintage fabric my grandmother gave me. It turned out a little small at first but I let out the darts and seams and it was OK. The sleeves are kimono sle…

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28 December, 2008

  • 03:05 PM

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    katharinecrompton added the project Second Regency Dress
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    I made this two years ago but never got round to posting it. I’m still waiting for the day when I can wear it…..I love historical costume but have moved onto making stuff I can actually wear ever…

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27 December, 2008

  • 11:31 AM

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    katharinecrompton added the project White/Navy Cowl Neck Top
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    I made this using some stretchy fabric my grandmother gave me. I didn’t really like the fabric but I thought I would try out the Lydia pattern with it. I copied Lauriana’s draped neck how-to though…

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25 October, 2008

  • 03:32 AM

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    katharinecrompton added the project Brocade Bag
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    I made this with some thick upholstery fabric someone gave me. I got the rings and zip from an old fabric bag which I ripped up to use for a pattern. The handle was horribly difficult to sew.

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5 October, 2008

  • 11:53 AM

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    katharinecrompton added the project Upcycled Pinafore
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    I haven’t really altered this much – it originally had annoying puffy elbow sleeves which didn’t suit me at all. I was trying to alter them when I ripped then. Then I realised I could do with a pin…

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28 June, 2008

  • 01:49 AM

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    katharinecrompton posted a message on maldrich's wall

    Hi,

    I just saw your comment on my wall. Regency dresses forever! I followed the pattern exactly, scaling up one square on the pattern to an inch – I didn’t have much idea how it would turn out b…



12 June, 2008



4 June, 2008

  • 11:05 AM

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    katharinecrompton commented on the project Chapeau perdu

    Very very cute. For the clipped seam thing, couldn’t you just add another layer of fabric in between the two layers. I don’t think it would need to be that thick…



24 May, 2008

  • 12:15 PM

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    katharinecrompton added the project Black Satin Clutch Bag
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    I made this in literally ten minutes. I was getting ready to go out in a Danielle dress I had just finished when I realised I didn’t have a bag which went with it, so I ran this up with a rectangle…

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  • 12:03 PM

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    katharinecrompton added the project Squares Bag
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    I needed a handbag and made this with no fixed idea in mind. I’m really pleased with the way it turned out.

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28 April, 2008

  • 11:56 AM

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    katharinecrompton commented on the project Regency Dress - 1808

    yes, clairelovestosew, thats the right period. It’s one of the easiest historical periods to sew as you don’t need miles of fabric or fancy underwear…



26 April, 2008

  • 08:23 AM

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    katharinecrompton added the project Regency Dress - 1808
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    I made this out of an old bedsheet…
    It’s a pattern I found online and I made it last summer when I had nothing to do. The pattern fitted me perfectly but I had to scale it up onto foolscap pape…

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