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laurenp

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25 October, 2013



28 September, 2013

  • 02:09 PM

    laurenp commented on the project McCalls 5529

    Thanks! My photos aren’t great, unfortunately. I plan to make this pattern up again, so will take…

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  • 10:31 AM

    laurenp added the project called Ubiquitous Victoria Blazer
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    My first try at a By Hand London pattern, and filling the gap in my wardrobe for a summer jacket.

    It’s a great beginner’s pattern – really simple and quick yet very effective.
    My version is mad…

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  • 10:27 AM

    laurenp added the project called McCalls 5529
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    Using McCalls 5529 from the 1940s, I made this shirtwaist dress out of a red cotton/linen blend. The buttons are vintage as well.
    I lengthened the bodice about an inch and a half, although I’m wo…

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13 September, 2013



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10 July, 2013

  • 07:40 PM

    laurenp commented on the project Pleated Scout T

    This is so lovely. Wish I had thought of it!

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  • 11:16 AM

    laurenp added the project called Tiny Tank in Indian Cotton
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    My fourth Tiny Pocket Tank using the pattern from Grainline Studios.
    I am really happy with this one, the fabric is such a light, gauzy cotton; it’s so nice to wear.

    Have a look on my blog

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18 June, 2013

  • 08:26 PM

    laurenp added the project called Archery
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    Two shirts made using Grainline Studio’s Archer pattern.
    A really, really flattering fit, easy-to-use pattern, I understand why it got so much attention on it’s initial release.

    The pink one is…

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25 March, 2013

  • 10:57 PM

    laurenp commented on the project Ohhh Betty

    Thanks!
    I’d highly recommend the pattern. It takes a bit of tweaking here and there, but is very …

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21 March, 2013

  • 12:49 PM

    laurenp added the project called Ohhh Betty
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    My first good pair of Betty knickers from lingerie genius Ohhh Lulu. She has beautiful lingerie to sell and patterns too.

    These are made from cotton jersey and some viscose/cotton jersey, using …

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  • 12:41 PM

    laurenp added the project called Polka pjs
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    A little pyjama set made using the Jane pattern on Burdastyle and Grainline’s Tiny Pocket Tank. I’m a big fan of this latter pattern.

    Very quick to sew, these are made up in a lightweight cotton…

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29 December, 2012

  • 02:51 PM

    laurenp commented on the project 60s Inspired Dress

    This is really lovely. I love the uninterrupted stripes and pocket detail.

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28 December, 2012

  • 05:18 PM

    laurenp commented on the project Simplicity 4670

    Thanks very much!
    It’s a button-on scarf on the pattern front. I didn’t make it no, as it needed…

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  • 03:06 PM

    laurenp added the project called Simplicity 4670
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    My second coat, this time done right.

    It’s made using a vintage pattern from the 1960s, SImplicity 4670. "Collarless coat has 3/4 kimono sleeves with gussets at underarms, concealed pockets, do…

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23 December, 2012



17 December, 2012

  • 05:29 PM

    laurenp commented on the project blue brown hazel dress

    Really nice colour combination.

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  • 04:24 PM

    laurenp added the project called Spotted Scout
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    Another Scout tee using the pattern from Grainline studio.
    It’s a really great fit, and I only needed to lengthen by an inch.

    More on my blog if you’r…

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8 December, 2012

  • 10:08 PM

    laurenp commented on the project little bluey

    Oh wow, I’m so impressed. This is really great, I’m very jealous of your knitting skills.

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5 December, 2012

  • 03:34 PM

    laurenp added the project called More DS cases
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    Yes, more. These were commissioned. I was given creative license with choosing the fabrics and buttons, and I inadvertantly made them very gender specific. Not too happy with that, but individually…

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16 October, 2012



14 October, 2012

  • 08:57 PM

    laurenp commented on the project Butterick 3212

    Thanks! I’m really pleased with it.

    I love the mustard version on the pattern envelope, but perh…

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  • 07:50 PM

    laurenp added the project called Butterick 3212
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    I made this dress using a vintage pattern – Butterick 3212. It’s made from a heavy wool jersey fabric, and I omitted the back zip as it was pretty stretchy. I had to take it in a lot for it to fit …

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7 October, 2012

  • 05:29 PM

    laurenp commented on the project Silken Scout tee

    Thanks! It’s a really good pattern, I plan to make more.

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  • 05:29 PM

    laurenp commented on the project Silken Scout tee

    Ooh thanks! I’ll definitely give that a go.

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  • 05:28 PM

    laurenp commented on the project deer & doe - la veste pavot

    This is really nice. The close up shot is impeccable.

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  • 09:46 AM

    laurenp added the project called Silken Scout tee
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    Made from some old matt (brushed?) silk fabric in my stash, it’s Grainline Studio’s Scout woven tee pattern.
    It came together pretty quickly, although I struggled with the silk bias binding on the…

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