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3 October, 2012

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    littlebettydesigns added the project Puzzle Piece Dress
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    I’m so incredibly happy with this dress. What do you think?

    The crazy orange, hounds tooth-like, stretch fabric was rescued from an old strapless dress that I wore only a handful of times before…

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22 March, 2012

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    littlebettydesigns added the project Style 2130 c 1978
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    Style 2130 (c.1978) is an eight gored, flared skirt with waistband. I made mine with navy ponte, so omitted the zipper and ran some elastic in the waistband instead.

    I love this skirt. The fabri…

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15 March, 2012

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    littlebettydesigns added the project Violet and Fushia Blouse
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    Easy to make and easy to wear.

    Made with a cotton sateen from Spotlight that has been maturing in my stash for well over a year. I used self covered buttons that I picked up from the Op Shop for…

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2 March, 2012

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    littlebettydesigns added the project Velvet Love Leaf V1236
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    Made with Vogue 1236 and lovely Liberty from their past Autumn collection called Velvet Love Leaf.

    Such a simple and easy to wear dress. I love it!

    The only changes made, was to slightly resh…

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18 February, 2012

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    littlebettydesigns added the project Black Mission Maxi
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    This dress came together so quickly and I really enjoyed making it

    It hugs in all the right places and has enough ease in others for comfort and walking.

    I cut a mix of sizes – 6 bust, 10 wai…

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31 January, 2012

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    littlebettydesigns added the project Red dress in cotton
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    The fabric is a lovely, light, gauzy cotton purchased from The Fabric Store. The pattern including the flounce, was drafted by me, which makes this dress even more satisfying.

    The elastic waist …

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25 January, 2012

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    littlebettydesigns added the project Vintage Simplicity 6446
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    Made with a Japanese lawn from Spotlight. I purchased 2.5 meters to make this dress, as the collar tie is cut on the bias, and I used almost all of it, mostly because my crappy mistakes meant I had…

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    littlebettydesigns added the project Gingham Picnic Dress
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    Just a simple dress. Mostly for wearing around the house, but I think it’s cute.

    The bodice was modified from Burda dress with gathered rectangle skirt and cap sleeves from 02/2011, which I’ve m…

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6 January, 2012

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    littlebettydesigns added the project Ra Ra Skirt in black
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    Based on Burda 06/2010 ruffle skirt #121, made with cotton fabric from Tessuti.

    To make my variation of this pattern, I used only two flounces and changed them to 3/4 circles, rather than the Bu…

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3 January, 2012

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    littlebettydesigns added the project The Wrap-and-Go Skirt
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    Butterick 4617 c1970 – “One one main pattern piece. No zipper, no darts, no buttons, not snaps. Just slip it on, wrap and tie, and you’re all set to go!”

    No lies here, this skirt was super quick…

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2 January, 2012

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    littlebettydesigns added the project Ruffle Tank In Liberty
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    Based on the tiny pocket tank pattern by Grainline.

    Made with Liberty.

    I trimmed the bottom and drafted a flounce.

    Three little white buttons complete the look.

    Perfect for summer.

    M…

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28 December, 2011

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    littlebettydesigns added the project Summer Dreaming In White.
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    This white dress is based on Burda dress #118 from 06/2010, though I have modified it heavily. I took the princess seam bodice from this pattern, added a waistband, then attached a skirt with pocke…

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20 November, 2011

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    littlebettydesigns added the project Cigarette style, slim pants
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    Super slim, cigarette style cropped pants. Made from thick stretch cotton drill. I added belt loops and inserted a side lapped zipper, as I was a little worried about how an invisible zipper would …

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