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6 November, 2014



5 November, 2014

  • 07:32 PM

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    orchiddream added the project Painted Silk 1980
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    Blouse and matching skirt. Attached hip sash, kimono sleeves, tied collar. Top can be worn both ways, front, or back tie.
    Mid calf skirt has elastic waist and side front slit.
    Painted silk crepe…

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  • 06:57 PM

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    orchiddream commented on the project Not so lucky horsehoe dress...

    Adorable, both of you. Perfect accessories. You don’t look like a loser :-))

  • 06:54 PM

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    orchiddream added the project Linen "Jammie" blouse and pant
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    Burda wrap blouse 04/2014 #115 Linen blouse and pant, easy wear sizing. Elastic waist, cropped pant, wrap blouse. I added 2" to top( which was not enough), and I sewed the wrap closed with tail…

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  • 06:43 PM

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    orchiddream added the project Raw silk shirt dress
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    Front buttoned, tabbed sleeve, knee length dress with hip pockets. Self drafted pattern.

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  • 06:38 PM

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    orchiddream added the project Lace Print Jersey 2 Piece
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    Two piece skirt and top with silk cord trim. Fabric is a fairly heavy, drapey Lycra blend. I used both sides for contrast. Silk cord is applied from right back neck wrapping down left front ending…

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18 October, 2014

  • 02:23 PM

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    orchiddream commented on the project wrap top @ pencil pants

    Six inches worked, I curved the back hem up a little at center back so it falls in a more flattering place on my derriere. Since I have to close the front panels an way, it occurs to me that I cou…



16 October, 2014

  • 09:29 PM

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    orchiddream commented on the project wrap top @ pencil pants

    Looks great on you, of course! I also made this top (in linen) and it was way too short. ( measurements, anyone?) It also had a tendency to open up, so I had to tack it closed in several places. I…



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