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roarah

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22 January, 2017



21 January, 2017

  • 08:54 PM

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    roarah commented on the project Blue & Red Brocade Gown

    Thanks! Yes I just adore this fabric :)

  • 08:53 PM

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    roarah added the project Blue and White Pendleton Dress
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    I started off with Vogue V8723 which is now out of print. re-drew the bodice pieces and straps, so that the straps were a contiunous piece together band at the top of the back bodice. I also lowere…

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  • 01:33 AM

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    roarah added the project Feathered Cocktail Dress
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    I used a metallic silk brocade & added some ostrich feather trim.

    The ‘dress’ is actually a high waisted skirt & a separate top. The patterns for self-drafted from basic skirt & bodice blocks. I…

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  • 01:21 AM

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    roarah added the project Blue & Red Brocade Gown
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    This was a modification of a dress I had made some time ago. Originally this dress had a knee length skirt, but I had quite a bit of leftover fabric, so I unpicked the original skirt & turned it in…

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28 August, 2013



19 May, 2013

  • 06:28 AM

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    roarah added the project Navy & Red Silk Brocade Dress
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    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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  • 03:19 AM

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    roarah added the project Lounge Dress
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    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



20 October, 2012



7 April, 2012

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    roarah added the project My Classic Trench Coat
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    For quite a while now I’ve wanted a classic beige trench coat. I finally decided to try my hand at making one. I used Simplicity 4084.

    The one part of this coat that drove me crazy was the sleev…

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20 December, 2011



12 December, 2011



10 December, 2011



3 December, 2011



13 November, 2011



23 October, 2011

  • 07:57 AM

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    roarah added the project Bright & Summery V1174
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    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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5 October, 2011



4 September, 2011