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10 April, 2013



9 July, 2012

  • 12:10 PM

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    knottygnome added the project 2 maxi dresses
    0712_m6559_listing

    I made McCalls 6559 twice. I used View D for the front with the E back. i shortened the dress and lowered the armholes for the second version. it’s a very comfy dress and i can see myself making ma…

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2 July, 2012

  • 01:15 PM

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    knottygnome added the project navy jersey dress
    0612_bs-wedding2_listing

    I needed a quick dress to wear to a wedding. i made the size 34 with 1/4 seam allowances. i added twill tape to the shoulder seams and shortened the dress by 2.5"

    my blog entry with more details…

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3 May, 2012

  • 01:22 PM

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    knottygnome added the project Simplicity 2443 Racerback Dress
    0512_s2443_listing

    this dress was fairly simple in principle to sew. i had some quirks because i left out the zipper and had to redo the waistband to it would fit over my shoulders. i’m very happy with the fit and co…

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26 April, 2012

  • 01:46 PM

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    knottygnome added the project white slim trousers
    0412_whitepants_listing

    i wanted some colette clover-like trousers. i had this issue in the stash and this pattern is already petite. i cut a size 19 at the waist grading to an 18 at the hips. i made a lapped zip and move…

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11 April, 2012

  • 12:46 PM

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    knottygnome added the project Chambray Darling Ranges Dress
    0312_darlingranges_listing

    I made the Megan Nielsen Darling Ranges Dress in a size S. I shortened the skirt and sleeves, replaced the elastic gathered sleeves with narrow sleeve cuffs, and added interfacing to the buttonband…

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3 April, 2012

  • 01:04 PM

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    knottygnome added the project Ikat Maxi
    0312_simplicity2219_listing

    Simplicity 2219: sleeveless halter with racer back. lined bodice. i made a size 8 (one size down from measurements) and the fit was pretty good, though it gaps slightly under the arms. more details…

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26 January, 2012



25 January, 2012



6 June, 2011

  • 04:14 PM

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    knottygnome added the project Piping Red Crescent Skirt
    0611_crescentskirt_listing

    This is the Crescent Skirt from Sewaholic Patterns, View B in size 6. i added piping to the pockets and waistband and now i want to pipe everything. more details can be found here

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23 May, 2011

  • 04:02 PM

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    knottygnome added the project My Peggy Olson Dress
    0511_podress_listing

    Simplicity 2444 in black/white gingham from lisette collection. i did the sleeveless version with self-fabric bias tape armholes and neckline. details can be found on my blog

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23 March, 2011



25 February, 2011

  • 05:58 PM

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    knottygnome added the project Floral Jenny
    0211_jenny1_listing

    the ubiquitous jenny in amy butler floral quilting cotton. size 38 at waist, size 36 at hips
    i added a back vent using the cupcake goddess tutorial
    detailed notes can be found on my blog

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10 February, 2011

  • 06:02 PM

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    knottygnome added the project Minimalist Cowl with Sleeves
    0211_cowltop2_listing

    free pattern from Selfish Seamstress
    i added sleeves from another pattern and added a couple inches of length

    blog entry is here

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  • 05:56 PM

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    knottygnome added the project Purple Simplicity 2403
    0210_s2403_listing

    size 8 bodice grading to size 10 skirt
    i shortened it a couple of inches
    i used the mandarin collar, elasticized sleeve, tie belt, and ruffled placket

    blog entry is here

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  • 05:43 PM

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    knottygnome added the project Thrifted Coffee Date Dress
    0211_coffeedate_listing

    i sewed size 36 in the bodice grading to 38 at the waist
    i shortened the skirt a couple of inches
    i moved the zipper to the side and cut the back on the fold
    i omitted facings and did a full lin…

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2 December, 2010



12 October, 2010

  • 12:53 PM

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    knottygnome commented on the project Sew U Home Stretch Dress

    actually it’s the prairie rose lace shawl from the knitter’s book of wool. i’ve made ishbel too but i gave it to a friend. :P



11 October, 2010

  • 02:05 PM

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    knottygnome added the project Sew U Home Stretch Dress
    0910_lbd2_listing

    knit dress with crew neck, gathered 3/4 sleeves, waistband, and straight above the knee skirt.
    i cut the XS, grading to a S at the waist, and then back to XS. i shortened the bodice, skirt, and sl…

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30 September, 2010

  • 12:47 PM

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    knottygnome added the project Simplicity 2724 Dress
    0930_listing

    This is a 2-piece dress from a project runway mix and match pattern. I chose the version with the pleated neckline and 3/4 sleeves and the slim skirt. I lined the skirt portion only. more photos an…

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29 September, 2010



27 September, 2010



21 September, 2010

  • 03:24 PM

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    knottygnome added the project Vogue 1204 Jeans
    0910_vogue1204_listing

    low-waisted straight leg jeans in medium weight black denim. I cut the size 10 and expanded the waistband, shortened the legs by 7 inches, and removed 1.5" from the front and back crotch. the "patt…

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27 August, 2010



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