10 October, 2013
3 September, 2013
leahfranqui favorited the project 1930's floral spring dress
leahfranqui favorited the project 1960's navy pencil dress
21 August, 2013
leahfranqui commented on the project Batik Shorts
That is amazing!
leahfranqui favorited the project Batik Shorts
16 August, 2013
leahfranqui added the project The Yellow Rose Of Texas Skirt (sew bossy!)
Just a little skirt I made in honor of Texas, a state I just visited for the very first time ever!
The pattern is the skirt from SImplicity 1802, a Cynthia Rowley pattern.
It worked so well…
15 August, 2013
leahfranqui added the project The Thank God I'm In The Arts Swimsuit
Oh, boy, photos of myself in a swimsuit on the internets….sigh, this one was hard to do. But so many other people went for it, how could I not? Bombshell nation!
This is a great great great pa…
14 August, 2013
leahfranqui added the project The Orange Is The New Black Dress
Another Dixie DIY Ballet dress, dedicated to my new summer show, Orange is the New Black! It’s SO good.
Fabric from Girl Charlee, photos courtesy of my lovely friend Lisa!
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21 July, 2013
leahfranqui added the project The Bastille Day Dress
There is nothing particularly French about this dress, but I wore it on Bastille Day, so there you go.
The pattern is McCalls 6744, a very easy knit dress pattern with several variations, I would…
17 July, 2013
8 July, 2013
leahfranqui added the project The Feliz Cumpieanos Dress!
I made this dress for my 26th birthday party, which had a quinceanera theme. This may be a bit hipster for most quinceaneras, but it works for me!
The pattern is self drafted, with a modified bo…
6 July, 2013
leahfranqui added the project The Break My Own Rules Dress
I am one of those people who is like, I will never wear stripes. BUT THEN I DID! Breaking all my own rules, like a spy on the run.
This is a very simple pattern, taken from Dixie DIY’s swing to…
5 July, 2013
leahfranqui added the project The Under The Impression Dress
You see, I was under the impression I wouldn’t look good in a maxi, but I have to say, I like it! It’s Jamie Christina’s Mission Maxi and I adore it!
SO easy to make.
2 July, 2013
leahfranqui added the project The Dear Emily Skirt
A vintage pencil skirt pattern, Simplicity 4529, with some Liberty of London Lawn my amazing roommate Emily got me, hence the name! LOVE this skirt, LOOOOOOOOVE the fabric….
28 June, 2013
leahfranqui added the project The Father's Day Blouse
I made this from one of my father’s old shirts. Perfect for Father’s day, no? I drafted this, well, I SAY drafted, but really I just sort of cut and tucked and improvised, LIKE I DO!
leahfranqui added the project The Take My Own Advice Skirt
Just a little wrap skirt I whipped up from a tutorial on Cotton and Curls. It may or may not be a bit short….but hey, man, it’s a cutie, right?
The tutorial is great, super easy to follow, I …
leahfranqui added the project The It's A Jungle Out Here Dress
Oh, boy, this dress! I love it, but I will admit, it’s not my most adult dress choice ever….I got the fabric at the Brooklyn Flea and the pattern is from my bodice block with a simple gathered sk…
leahfranqui added the project The April Is The Cruelest Month Top
As the name might suggest, I made this top back in April and am only posting about it now, sorry, guys!
It’s a silk duprioni top, Simplicity 3688, I did french seams throughout and I must say, …
leahfranqui added the project The IndioPhile top
A tunic top! Made from fabric a friend got me in India, how cool is THAT? The pattern is Butterick 5548, a classic tunic pattern. I thought it worked with the fabric, even if it’s a little Bollywoo…
leahfranqui added the project The Oh Boy Dress
This dress is a little scandalous for my taste, but I have to say, I get a lot of compliments when I wear it….mostly from men. Go figure!
It’s a super modified Renfrew top.
leahfranqui added the project The Cat Bed Quilt
Just a little quilt I threw together from a tutorial on See Kate Sew! My cat loves it, hence the name…
I’m not a great quilter but this was a fun and easy project, and I have to say, I LOVE how …
4 April, 2013
19 March, 2013
leahfranqui favorited the project Sew for Victory 1940s Swing Dress
leahfranqui favorited the project Colette Patterns Hazel Dress
22 February, 2013
21 February, 2013
leahfranqui added the project The At Last Skirt
I FINALLY found a pencil skirt pattern that works for me! I’m so happy I could cry. The fit is pretty excellent, if I do say so myself!
This is a vintage pattern, Simplicity 4529, and it’s one …
17 February, 2013
16 February, 2013
leahfranqui added the project The American Apparel Knock Off Dress
This dress is a mix of Dixie DIY’s ballet dress bodice with a half circle skirt. I love it! So darn comfortable…
14 February, 2013
leahfranqui commented on the project A Poppy Short
Oh I love this, so sassy and adorable!
leahfranqui favorited the project A Poppy Short