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orchardcity

My mission: A fitted yet comfortable button-up workshirt!

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22 May, 2012



20 May, 2012

  • 06:33 PM

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    orchardcity added the project The New Favourite Summer Dress
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    Fabric: Rayon, creamy-white with navy polkadots and random faint blue splotches where the ink ran in the wash (!!!), thrifted

    Pattern: None

    Year: 2011

    Size: Made to measure

    _No…

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11 May, 2012

  • 05:26 AM

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    orchardcity commented on the project Natty's Motorcycle Jacket

    So inspiring! This is pretty much what I want mine to look like, though I’m still in searching for my perfect fabric. Thanks for sharing!



7 May, 2012

  • 01:23 AM

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    orchardcity commented on the project Emerald and Roses Pastille Dress

    Thank you so much! I just made a second one, which is fully lined, and it’s even nicer than this version. Those initial adjustments were a huge trial, but also an amazing chance to learn about fit…



10 April, 2012



9 April, 2012

  • 11:37 PM

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    orchardcity commented on the project Emerald and Roses Pastille Dress

    Thanks, I’m so glad! It really is a great, classic design… I think I would have realized this sooner myself if I’d looked beyond the pink pastel colour of the version in the book! Now I’m so ha…



1 April, 2012

  • 09:44 AM

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    orchardcity added the project Emerald and Roses Pastille Dress
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    Fabric: Poly-blend (?) thin fabric, found in a bag of quilting scraps from a thrift store. It was only 36" wide! Luckily it was 9’ long… The white and pink roses each face a different direction…

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5 August, 2011

  • 09:40 PM

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    orchardcity added the project 30th Birthday Parfait
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    I decided to celebrate my 30th birthday by sewing myself a dress… Which is something I’d never done before. Previous to this project, the most complicated item I’d ever sewn from a pattern was a …

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7 June, 2011

  • 03:33 PM

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    orchardcity commented on the article 6 New Patterns in Sizes 44-52 [Updated]

    “Bubble can spell t-r-o-u-b-l-e for certain silhouettes”
    “adding sleeves can cover up the upper arms”
    “Don’t be alarmed by the technical drawing”

    Wow, it’s not even 9 am, and I already feel like I…



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