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28 August, 2013

26 May, 2013

  • 08:06 AM

    roarah added the project called Vivienne Westwood Inspired Skirt

    Recently I’d been oogling Vivienne Westwood tartan skirts online. I had small section of wool tartan – about 1-1.5m of it, so I thought why not give it a go & try to make one. This is what I ended …

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19 May, 2013

  • 06:28 AM

    roarah added the project called Navy & Red Silk Brocade Dress

    I made this dress to wear to a friend’s wedding in March.

    The red & navy silk brocade was a new purchase, but everything else was made with scraps & remnants already in my stash. The side drape …

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  • 04:16 AM

    roarah added the project called Grey, Brown & Cream Printed Work Dress

    I made this dress using Vogue V1287. It’s not the style of dress that I would normally wear, but I quite like it. It’s super comfortable & dressy enough to wear to work & then out to drinks afterwa…

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  • 03:19 AM

    roarah added the project called Lounge Dress

    I wanted this dress to be a simple dress with a long flared skirt. I wanted something that I could ‘relax with a martini’ in. Something I could dress up with heels & go out to cocktails in or dress…

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20 January, 2013

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13 December, 2012

28 October, 2012

  • 09:48 AM

    roarah added the project called A New Circle Skirt

    This is skirt I made back in July, but I just haven’t had a chance to post about it. I wore it heaps while I was on holiday in Spain & Greece in August & I know I’m going to wear it a lot this summ…

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  • 09:40 AM

    roarah added the project called Last Minute Dress

    I recently was cruising around on Pinterest & saw a picture of Vintage Vogue 9061 and I thought that dress would be perfect to make & wear to a friend’s wedding. So that’s what I decided to do. It …

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  • 09:23 AM

    roarah added the project called Silk Jersey Faux Wrap Dress

    This is the dress I made to wear on my birthday this year. It’s made with silk jersy & I used McCalls 5974.

    I can see why this pattern made was number 1 in Pattern Review’s Top 10 Patterns of 20…

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20 October, 2012

5 February, 2012

  • 03:30 AM

    roarah added the project called Sweet & Simple Sorbetto

    I wanted to make a simple top that I could wear on super hot days or just throw over my bathers to go to the beach. I decided to use Sorbetto from Colette Patterns as a basis for the top. I couldn’…

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8 January, 2012

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20 December, 2011

12 December, 2011

10 December, 2011

3 December, 2011

13 November, 2011

1 November, 2011

  • 04:35 AM

    roarah added the project called Derby Day - Melbourne 2011

    I went to Derby Day this year & made my dress.

    I drafted the pattern myself & am really happy with the outcome. I really like the little peplums & hte glimpse of red underneath them. My hat is …

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23 October, 2011

  • 07:57 AM

    roarah added the project called Bright & Summery V1174

    The other weekend I had an urge to make something straight from a pattern. No extreme adjustments, no fraken-pattern, just cutting & sewing. I’d been wanting to make Vogue V1174 from Cynthia Steffe…

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