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  • 04:01 PM

    pinkraygun added the project Frankendress

    This started as an attempt at the dress pattern in the Burdastyle book, but I ran into some problems with the bodice (I have an asymmetrical torso due to scoliosis, so fitting bodices can be a real…

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  • 04:06 PM

    pinkraygun added the project Upcycled Russian Hat

    BF has been asking me to make him a furry hat ever since Snowpocalypse hit last winter. He’s also been asking me to upcycle his favorite flannel plaid shirt into something for him (the shirt didn’t…

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  • 03:06 AM

    pinkraygun commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 4 - Win a Selvedge Magazine 3 Year Subscription!

    Frustration and grief.

    Frustration that so little at the store fits me properly – none of it fits without alterations. But, when I make my own stuff and someone asks where I got it, I get to say,…

  • 02:45 AM

    pinkraygun added the project Traffic Stopping Knit Dress

    Every time I’ve worn this dress, someone has stopped their car in the street to compliment it. I didn’t use a pattern, just kind of hacked it together.

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26 June, 2010

  • 08:47 PM

    pinkraygun commented on the project The Murphy's Law Dress

    Thanks! I’m pretty happy with how it finally turned out.

  • 07:46 PM

    pinkraygun added the project The Murphy's Law Dress

    Everything that could have gone wrong with making this dress went wrong. The bodice was too long. The bust too tight. I couldn’t get the bust darts right. The zipper broke. The neckline was way too…

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2 June, 2010

  • 01:54 AM

    pinkraygun added the project Summer Urban Biking Skirt

    I call it the Summer Urban Biking Skirt because it’s perfect for riding around the city on a vintage English cruiser: everything is covered up, but stays nice and cool in the heat. I used the Quick…

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23 May, 2010

  • 09:59 PM

    pinkraygun added the project The "Too Lazy to Install a Zipper" Bag

    My favorite old messenger bag fell apart, so I recreated the basic bag with canvas (embroidered so as not to be so boring), then reused the zipper/ lining assembly, and buckle from the original bag.

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5 May, 2010

  • 07:42 PM

    pinkraygun added the project Upcycled Contour Bust

    This started out as a practice project for Miasu’s contour bust pattern, but I liked the way the fabrics looked together so much that I just finished the dress. I added the rosette to cover a nasty…

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