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luxihere

24 hours a day aren't enough to find serious sewing time...

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1 August, 2011

  • 06:38 AM

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    luxihere commented on the project Happy B'day To Me!

    Thanks a lot for your wishes.

  • 06:37 AM

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    luxihere commented on the article Pre-Shrinking Interfacing -- Do You or Don't You?

    hmm interfacings, they can be such a trouble or at times such darlings! they are so finicky in nature, and now i understood why, would heart a tutorial on this though. I have never tried pre-shrink…

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    luxihere added the project Happy B'day To Me!
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    Yes! Its my B’day and reason enough to sew a new outfit. Here is the anarkali i made for self

    Love the fit of the dress and its drape on skirt portion. Ruched sleeves embellishment on top cap sl…

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20 July, 2011

  • 11:24 AM

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    luxihere commented on the article Do Your Clothes Fit You?

    after years of toiling, now i can say i have self drafted patterns which fit well on my Daughter, sister, mother , MIL & Self !

    Yes a basic bodice & fitting basic skirt sloper definitely is a must…

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    luxihere added the project Dhoti Pants AKA Cowl Pants
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    Have been wanting to make this Cowl Pants or Dhoti Pants as they are called in India for quite sometime (ever since i made the first one for my DD some good 2 years back!) and at last managed to do…

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4 July, 2011

  • 03:29 AM

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    luxihere commented on the project evening wear blouse

    I also have a tutorial on my blog for pattern drafting and sewing of Traditional Indian Saree Blouse . please check the below link. I have linked up the tutorial on techniques here in Burdastyle as…

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    luxihere commented on the project evening wear blouse

    Nice work Viji.

    I love mango motifs (paisley motifs are they are popularly known)



1 July, 2011

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    luxihere added the project Adjustable Yellow Flower Summer Dress
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    This dress is the same pattern (self drafted) as that of previous Back to School Blue Dress

    Straps go through slit at CF and go to elasticated back, wherein it passes through loops and are tied …

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29 June, 2011

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    luxihere added the project Back to School = New Dress
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    My DD’s school reopened today and first day means its time for a new dress

    I saw lonsdale dress on sewaholic.net and loved it, i decided to knock if off for my DD and here is the result.

    The …

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  • 05:08 AM

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    luxihere commented on the article Trend Watching: The Future of Home Sewing

    Home Sewing in India has been part of our culture. Earlier when girls used to get married, they were asked about their handicraft skills of which one was sewing!

    Now a days more people buy readym…



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25 June, 2011

  • 01:02 PM

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    luxihere added the project Pink Knit Ruffle Skirt
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    Cotton Knit fabric with shimmery ruffle and rose at front, elasticated waist and lettuce edge at hem and waist edges

    Fits Kids size S to M (20 to 23 inches waist round)

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21 June, 2011

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    luxihere added the project Gold N Red Frock
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    Gold N Red Motif Brocade Bodie

    Red organza with trim leftover fabric for drindle skirt

    Gold Satin lining for skirt & gold cotton lining for bodice.

    More details and pics can be found here…

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15 June, 2011

  • 06:42 AM

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    luxihere commented on the project Vestido de Noche corto

    Though i couldn’t understand the description and don’t know what lanuage it is . The picture does need words isn’t it. I love the Sleeves. It compelled me to click and look into the details. Nice w…

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    luxihere commented on the article New Patterns = New Wardrobe

    I love twisted hems and have been wanted to try it and will surely test the waters with my Daughter’s dress first. Anything looks lovely on kids, elderly like me (though i am just 30) aren’t so ble…