1 November, 2011
roarah added the project 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 …
23 October, 2011
roarah added the project 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…
5 October, 2011
25 September, 2011
roarah added the project Green Coat & A Little Bit of Bling
I fell in love with this green wool months ago & bought the last 1.3m that was left at the fabric store. Because there wasn’t a lot of fabric left I ended up making a cropped jacket using Vogue V81…
4 September, 2011
roarah added the project Blue & Pink Floral Summer Dress
I made this dress using Vintage Vogue Pattern V2962. I made quite a few alterations to the pattern, I took a bit of the fullness out of the halter neck & the skirt. I’m still thinking I should have…
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18 July, 2011
roarah commented on the project Awards Dinner Dress
Thanks Adriana! Yes the zipper is on the side. I went for a standard zipper (I think it might have been a bit hard to do up an invisible zip in some of the heavily sequined areas) & inserted it by …
17 July, 2011
roarah added freakusbzzz as a friend
roarah favorited the project In love with lace
roarah commented on the project In love with lace
Stunning top! So elegant.
roarah posted a message on roarah's wall
Thanks, I really enjoy sewing & find it’s a really nice way to relax when I get home. It’s amazing how quickly things come together when you chip away at it a little each night.
roarah added the project Awards Dinner Dress
Last week I had to attend an awards dinner & decided it was the perfect excuse to make a new dress. The dress code was ‘black tie preferred’ which for guys is easy, (wear a tux if you have one, oth…
16 July, 2011
roarah favorited the project 07/2011 Three quarter sleeve lace dress
roarah favorited the project summer outfit
roarah favorited the project Bustled Twirl Dress
roarah favorited the project 3/2011 Empire-waisted Mini Dress
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27 April, 2011
roarah commented on the project Navy & Pink Birthday Dress
Thanks so much for the helpful tip! I’ll definately check it out.
26 April, 2011
roarah added the project Navy & Pink Birthday Dress
For my birthday this year I decided to make a full skirted 50s/60s style dress complete with tulle petticoat.
For more details please visit my blog, Orchids In May.
roarah favorited the project Free Pattern Month Day 1: The Sunny Resort Blouse Pattern by Adey of The Sew Convert