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14 August, 2013

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    leahfranqui added the project The Orange Is The New Black Dress
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    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!

    More information …

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21 July, 2013

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    leahfranqui added the project The Bastille Day Dress
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    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…

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8 July, 2013

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    leahfranqui added the project The Feliz Cumpieanos Dress!
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    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…

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6 July, 2013

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    leahfranqui added the project The Break My Own Rules Dress
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    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…

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    leahfranqui added the project The Dear Emily Skirt
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    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….

    More here!
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28 June, 2013

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    leahfranqui added the project The Father's Day Blouse
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    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!

    More here:…

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    leahfranqui added the project The Take My Own Advice Skirt
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    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 …

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  • 08:04 PM

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    leahfranqui added the project The It's A Jungle Out Here Dress
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    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…

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    leahfranqui added the project The April Is The Cruelest Month Top
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    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, …

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    leahfranqui added the project The IndioPhile top
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    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…

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    leahfranqui added the project The Oh Boy Dress
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    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.

    More here!
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    leahfranqui added the project The Cat Bed Quilt
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    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 …

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21 February, 2013

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    leahfranqui added the project The At Last Skirt
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    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 …

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