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mskelly

Needs Maternity patterns.... hummm

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23 July, 2011

  • 06:19 PM

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    mskelly commented on the project Plus Size Work Coffee Date Dress No 2

    It could be a combination of two things how I’m standing trying to get a decent photo in the mirror! Or I could have possibly drafted the skirt shape slightly differently from Elaine’s original pa…

  • 05:39 PM

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    mskelly commented on the forum topic Coffee Date Dress No zipper?

    No I didn’t use the length suggested as it would have been too long for a side zippper. I used a 12inch I had in my supplies but I pinned it in place and done a fitting to check I could get in a…

  • 04:32 PM

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    mskelly commented on the forum topic Coffee Date Dress No zipper?

    I’ve made 2 CDD, I moved the zipper to the side for ease getting in and out the dress and also a better fit for me. I did this by cutting the back and front bodice on a fold and also the skirts too…

  • 04:28 PM

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    mskelly commented on the forum topic Small waist, big butt...how to fit?

    Post a picture of the problem if you can so we can see… But from reading what you have written if when you try it on and it’s not hanging right at the back, I would guess that the problem is your…

  • 04:20 PM

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    mskelly favorited the pattern Short Dress with Bubble Skirt 3/2011
  • 04:15 PM

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    mskelly added the project Plus Size Work Coffee Date Dress No 2
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    My second version of this dress using the pattern I graded up to my size using the beautiful CDD.

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4 July, 2011



3 July, 2011

  • 07:26 PM

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    mskelly commented on the project Yet another sheet dress

    It looks much better as a dress rather than a sheet! Nice job

  • 07:20 PM

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    mskelly commented on the project Casual Kasia Skirt

    Thanks. Yes give it a go but watch out for the zipper as I mentioned, if you do make the skirt and place the zipper where it recommends let me know if it worked well and post so we can see :D

  • 07:17 PM

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    mskelly added the project Coffee Date Blouse No 1
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    This is my first draft and will make a more brighter colour for summer. Using the pattern I graded up to a plus size to make the coffee date dress, I took some more pattern paper and lengthened th…

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2 July, 2011

  • 07:37 PM

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    mskelly commented on the project Kasia - Pretty in Pink

    Nice version of this skirt I like the way you have styled it with the flowered top!

  • 07:35 PM

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    mskelly commented on the project purple tulip skirt

    I like the way you have styled this outfit!

  • 07:34 PM

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    mskelly commented on the project Helena Skirt - Vintage Print

    Verrrrrrrrrrrrrrry pretty ! Well done

  • 07:32 PM

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    mskelly favorited the project Hippie Love Dress
  • 07:32 PM

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    mskelly commented on the project Pink Watercolor Dress

    Pretty I wish I could wear Pink sometimes it looks weird on me! you look great and the dress does too.

  • 07:30 PM

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    mskelly commented on the forum topic Dress Forms!

    Err you could always be a cheap skate like me and make your own dress form based on your own body double I posted the technique how to make one here on this link below. That’s if you can be bothere…

  • 07:25 PM

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    mskelly commented on the forum topic 60's/70's style glamour puss jump suit???

    Thanks!

  • 07:24 PM

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    mskelly commented on the forum topic 60's/70's style glamour puss jump suit???

    Play suits are really similar to jump suits I think, I think they are just called different names. Have a look at the Vogue 8738 that Sewingfan1 suggested and see if it’s any good for what you are…

  • 07:22 PM

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    mskelly commented on the forum topic sewing and fashion books

    I have heard someone else mention the Nancy lady’s book and have also been tempted to buy it so go for it and let me know if it’s any good…

  • 07:21 PM

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    mskelly added bhghatesyou as a friend
  • 07:19 PM

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    mskelly added the project Casual Kasia Skirt
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    I varied steps 6-8 of this pattern. But when I finished the garment and put it on it was all worth it as I really do like the style of this skirt! The pocket gathers ( pic 2 if you can see it prope…

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23 June, 2011