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23 August, 2014

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    melissaormonde commented on the project Scalloped Cotton and Steel Dress

    They aren’t that difficult, actually. Just make sure you put some fusible interfacing on them and then trim your seams down and do lots of notches and they should be fine!



21 August, 2014

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    melissaormonde added the project Scalloped Cotton and Steel Dress
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    My latest project- a dress from one of my vintage patterns (Advance 7831) in a gorgeous mint green lawn from the new Cotton and Steel collection! More photos and info on my blog, "Mint Green Sewing…

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30 June, 2014

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    melissaormonde added the project Striped Moneta Dress
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    My second version of the Moneta dress by Colette Patterns. I made it with a striped fabric from the thrift store and it’s now one of my favorite items in my wardrobe! More pictures and info here

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11 November, 2013

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    melissaormonde added the project Lady Sherlock Costume
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    This was my Halloween costume this year-a lady version of Sherlock Holmes! I used a few different patterns for all of the pieces and a wool and a polyester (I think) fabric for most of the costume….

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4 October, 2013

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    melissaormonde added the project Sunset Stripes Dress
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    I made this dress for the Fall for Cotton sewalong challenge. It’s a mash-up of Vintage Vogue 8789 and Sewaholic’s Cambie dress patterns. I modeled it after a vintage striped dress I saw online and…

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21 July, 2013

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    melissaormonde added the project Kitty Applique Tote Bag
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    This is a little tote bag I made for my friend for her birthday. I made this little kitty applique for the front and lined it with some stripy fabric from a re-purposed sheet!

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    melissaormonde added the project A-Line Cowboy Pocket Skirt
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    This is the skirt I made for the first round of Sew Mama Sew’s Super Online Sewing Match. The challenge was to draft and create your own A-line skirt for yourself. I chose to make mine out of this …

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24 June, 2013

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    melissaormonde added the project Sencha Blouse in Cream and Stripes
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    I’m so excited to share my first Sencha blouse from Colette Patterns! I made this one up in a cream-colored synthetic silk-like fabric. I finished the top and the hem with stripy bias tape that I m…

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4 June, 2013

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    melissaormonde added the project Sunny Floral Dress
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    I made this dress from a vintage sheet using a vintage pattern, Advance 9209. I made it in record time to wear on my trip to Disneyland last week (here I am posing by the Small World ride!). The pa…

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16 May, 2013

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    melissaormonde commented on the project Simple Piped Pillow Cover

    I bought it at a local quilt shop, but the fabric is available online. It’s called Jay McCarroll, Center City, Miami Midtown.



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27 April, 2013

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    melissaormonde added the project Pink Laurel Dress
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    Here’s the second Laurel dress I made for the Collete Patterns Laurel competition This one is made with a thick coral pink cotton fabric that has a kind of a basket-like or crepe-like weave. I made…

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26 April, 2013

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    melissaormonde added the project Blue and White Laurel Dress
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    Here’s my submission for the Collette Patterns Laurel Contest. I made it in a blue and white cotton fabric which has a pattern woven in, sort of like a houndstooth. I added a faux peter-pan collar,…

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23 March, 2013

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    melissaormonde added the project Camera Applique Makeup Bag
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    I’m designing some little makeup bags to sell at a local craft fair, and this is one of my designs. I love the look of vintage cameras! I made this bag from a thick denim twill, lined with cotton. …

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6 November, 2012

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    melissaormonde added the project 1950's Cowgirl Costume
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    This a my Halloween costume I made a few years ago, it’s meant to evoke the cowgirl styles of the 1950s. I made the skirt and shirt myself and thrifted the hat, belt, and boots. The shirt pattern i…

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