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rensz

Techniques

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Projects

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12 May, 2011

  • 04:25 PM

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    rensz commented on the project leather Yin Yang bag

    Hi Natalia, I asked at a shop where they sell leather goods. The lady gave me the address of this manufacturer. It’s always like that, somehow you have to find the right persons to ask questions li…

  • 04:24 PM

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    rensz commented on the project leather Yin Yang bag

    Misschien moet ik hem daar maar verkopen, bij mij kost ie slechts 110 euro :-)



3 May, 2011



27 April, 2011

  • 07:22 AM

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    rensz commented on the project white cotton tricot dress

    Hi Teresa,
    Actually I tend to buy my fabric on markets or in shops, because I always like to feel the fabric first. The only online options I know are in Dutch: trickle down fabrics



19 April, 2011

  • 04:37 PM

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    rensz commented on the project bright red smocked skirt

    you’re right, the pictures were taken at the Beatrixlaan in Den Haag, during the last hour of daylight. Pictures are taken by Eelke, who wrote a nice blogpost about the …



18 April, 2011

  • 03:24 PM

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    rensz added the project bright red smocked skirt
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    The pattern of this skirt is hardly a pattern, it’s just a rectangular piece of fabric, with the length being twice your waist circumference. The width of your fabiric will be the length of the ski…

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16 April, 2011

  • 10:31 AM

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    rensz commented on the technique smocking a honeycomb texture

    Hi Reachan,

    I don’t know, because I’ve never tried smocking with elastic thread. I think that it will be a bit more difficult to keep the pleats in place with elastic thread. If you really want to…



4 April, 2011

  • 09:41 AM

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    rensz commented on the technique smocking a honeycomb texture

    Hi Ruth, No it doesn’t have any elasticity, unless you work with an elastic fabric such as a tricot or some other stretch material. I think it will be difficult to secure the pleats if you try it w…



1 April, 2011

  • 02:10 PM

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    rensz added the technique smocking a honeycomb texture
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    I really love how this smocked honeycomb texture adds elegance to any garment. You can use it just for decoration, but also to reduce width when you’re making a waistband in a straight loose dress …

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  • 11:39 AM

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    rensz commented on the project green pants for spring

    Thanks girls & guy for these lovely comments!

  • 11:31 AM

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    rensz commented on the project green pants for spring

    :-) I love that place, the gemeentemuseum is built with so much attention for detail!



31 March, 2011

  • 02:36 PM

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    rensz added the project green pants for spring
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    Those of you who follow my blog have seen these pants before. I’ve made these pantalon type trousers last summer, from a green linnen/hemp fabric I bought in Paris. I drew the pattern myself. The f…

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24 March, 2011



23 March, 2011

  • 11:20 AM

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    rensz commented on the project white cotton tricot dress

    Hi Merrybe,
    It’s always difficult to work with knits on a regular sewing machine. The cotton tricot I used for this dress is relatively thick and doesn’t have any lycra or elastane added, so it’s …

  • 08:17 AM

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    rensz added the project white cotton tricot dress
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    This is one of the first projects I featured on The Dress I Made It’s a simple white dress, made from a thick white cotton tricot. Easy, comfortab…

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19 March, 2011

  • 03:04 PM

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    rensz posted a message on rensz's wall

    Thank you! Hope my project gives some inspiration :-)



11 March, 2011

  • 02:07 PM

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    rensz added the project ying yang purse
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    I badly needed a purse. I only had two different pieces of scrap leather lying around, so I decided that those two different structures and colors should be the central feature of this design. In s…

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  • 09:34 AM

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    rensz added the technique how to make really neat bound buttonholes
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    Some sewing machines have an automatic buttonhole mode, which is fine for the small buttonholes on a blouse. However, when you want to make large buttonholes that keep their shape, it is better to …

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