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2 November, 2011

  • 10:26 PM

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    pcvalery added the project Hand dyed silk magenta caftan
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    This is one of my favorite projects to date! I used 100% silk chiffon and habotai silk lining. The pattern is self drafted – and probably the most simple design to draft. I added a V-neck collar…

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16 September, 2011

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    pcvalery commented on the project Amy Floral Dress with cotton fabric

    Thanks for all the nice feedback! Although I have to mention I’m not the girl in the dress – it’s a model. Besides making clothes I also like taking pictures :D



14 September, 2011

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    pcvalery added the project Amy Floral Dress with cotton fabric
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    I’ve been really into florals lately – I found this cotton calico at the fabric store a few weeks ago and really though it looked a little bit like tablecloth fabric but couldn’t help but wonder ho…

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27 August, 2011

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    pcvalery added the technique Sewing delicate fabrics
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    This is not so much a technique but a good trick for sewing super delicate fabrics.

    There are fabrics that are too delicate to be pinned but need to be secured. I used to hand baste them in pla…

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7 October, 2010

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    pcvalery commented on the article Wedding Blues

    I just went to a fall wedding where the bride was wearing a cream dress with brown sash and all the table settings were in fall colors – chocolate cupcakes with sugar leaves in fall colors – so pre…



23 September, 2010

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    pcvalery added the project Alice Tank with baby silk flowers
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    This tank is made of 100% soft cotton jersey fabric. I handmade the flowers out of baby poly silk and hand stitched them with clear glass beads. The flowers had to be made with poly silk so that t…

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11 July, 2010

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    pcvalery commented on the project Cotton Jersey Capelet/Shrug

    The book I have is called:
    Fundamentals of Men’s Fashion Design A Guide to Casual Clothes
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    Edmund B Roberts and Gary Onishenko

    I have the second edition…it’s pretty old and the examples are …



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24 June, 2010

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    pcvalery commented on the project Cotton Jersey Capelet/Shrug

    I just moved and I have the book in storage so I’m not completely sure. I think there’s a chapter on Menswear but I don’t think it’s very detailed – if you’re interested in only menswear I might t…



23 June, 2010

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    pcvalery added the project Cotton Jersey Capelet/Shrug
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    I am one of those people that gets cold very easily – especially living in Florida. During the summer it’s usually over 90F but as soon as I walk into a building the AC kills me. I wanted to desi…

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29 May, 2010

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    pcvalery added the project Yellow Summer Cheryl Dress
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    I just finished making this dress for a customer and I’m so happy with how it came out. It’s the same pattern I drafted for the blue floral dress project I have listed in my projects, but the cust…

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25 May, 2010

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    pcvalery added the project Summer Romper
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    I wasn’t too sure about the whole romper look but eventually I gave in and am in love now!
    I created my own romper pattern. It was pretty simple.
    I added a decorative yoke and used a decorativ…

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22 April, 2010

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    pcvalery added the project Recycled Plaid Coin Purse
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    Lately I’ve been trying to work with recycled/re-purposed and remnant fabrics in an effort to be more environmentally friendly. I found a huge lot of XL men’s shirts and really wanted to do somethi…

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    pcvalery added the project Recycled Halter Top
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    Lately I’ve been trying to work with recycled/re-purposed and remnant fabrics in an effort to be more environmentally friendly. I found a huge lot of XL men’s shirts and really wanted to do someth…

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    pcvalery commented on the project ice cream parlor pinafore

    It’s so pretty! The fabric looks super light, perfect for hot weather :D



12 April, 2010

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