9 June, 2012
pear-shaped added the project Flowery tiered ruffle skirt
Another simple tiered skirt made using the Cocos skirt pattern in Ottobre 1/2011. For this one I used a stretch cotton.
pear-shaped added the project Taffeta flower girl dress
This is based on the Sea Rose dress in the 2/2011 issue of Ottobre. I added a sash with three roses I made…I should probably get a photo detail of them. The hem of the dress is a bit wonky, as I …
pear-shaped added the project Tee with side casings
A t-shirt with long sleeves, and side casings tied with bows. I used the “Ines tunic” pattern from the winter 2010 issue of Ottobre. I used strips of the same fabric rather than ribbons as the casi…
pear-shaped added the project Tiered ruffle skirt
I made this using the “Cocos ruffle skirt” pattern in the Spring 2011 issue of Ottobre.
30 May, 2012
19 May, 2011
pear-shaped commented on the project William dress
You’re welcome! I had actually wanted to alter the t-shirt for myself so it wouldn’t be as boxy, but I cut too much off the sides! The only thing I could think of to salvage it was making a dress f…
pear-shaped commented on the project Hortensia party dress
That’s really beautiful! I love the how simple lines show off the lovely fabric.
pear-shaped added the project William dress
I made this dress from a William (that’s the nickname of the blue hippo) t-shirt from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. I based it on an Ottobre tunic pattern that flares at the waist and…
21 March, 2011
pear-shaped added the project Wavy Charlie-ish bag
Lined shoulder bag based on the Charlie bag pattern. I lengthened the straps, tapered the sides, added gussets, and added a flap with a button closure. It has two very simple interior pockets.