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rshelly13

Excited to start working on my new jeans pattern.

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12 November, 2012

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    rshelly13 commented on the project Slightly Snow White

    I made a Dirndl for Halloween for the fun of it. I just posted it in my studio if you would like to see it.

  • 02:20 AM

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    rshelly13 added the project First Dirndl
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    I recently finished my Dirndl that I created for halloween. I used Burdastyle’s 117 Dirndl pattern. I altered it a bit: added an extra panel in the middle and added a front tie, added piping, and s…

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7 November, 2012

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    rshelly13 commented on the project Slightly Snow White

    This looks great. I just used the same pattern for my halloween costume. it was fun wearing it!



13 October, 2012

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    rshelly13 commented on the project Bike Seat Cover

    I thought about doing this as well. I live in Portland, Oregon and we get a lot of rain. I recently made a seat cover for a vintage bike but it is just for looks and not function. Hearing that it w…



13 June, 2012



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25 May, 2012



10 April, 2012

  • 11:28 PM

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    rshelly13 commented on the project Bike seat and basket cover.

    Thanks, it took longer than I wanted it to, but i am very happy that i made it. it has already been very useful.



9 April, 2012



7 April, 2012

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    rshelly13 commented on the article Comment to Win: "The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook"

    I love the forties. I recently created an art show where I used imagery and garments from this time period. Being creative with lack of materials meant everything had to be carefully designed and s…



27 March, 2012

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    rshelly13 commented on the project wood tote bag

    This is really cute! I have some wood fabric that I haven’t figured out what to do with. This would be a great idea.



16 March, 2012



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13 March, 2012

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    rshelly13 commented on the project VintageModern Design Challenge Romper

    thanks! it is nice to hear this after all of the hard work that went into it. i probably made three muslins getting it to fit correctly.

  • 05:48 AM

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    rshelly13 commented on the project VintageModern Design Challenge Romper

    thanks! i feel that sometimes we hold onto things because we can picture something more with them. it is really satisfying when you can come up with something and enjoy it in a new way. i was going…

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    rshelly13 added the project VintageModern Design Challenge Romper
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    I created this romper using the free jumper pattern. I felt that the lines on the pattern were similar to what would work for a romper. I had this fabric already and thought that it would make a gr…

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11 March, 2012



19 February, 2012

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    rshelly13 commented on the project The Joan Holloway copy-cat

    i think that “joanie” would say how much she admires your work. (in her sassy way). you should be proud. it looks amazing!



17 February, 2012



15 February, 2012

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    rshelly13 commented on the project The Vintage Diane von Furstenberg Wrap re-make

    I am trying to make a similar dress. it has a really loud print to it though and it is looking more like a bathrobe than a dress. i have to refit it and take out a lot of the added bulk. this may m…



10 February, 2012

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    rshelly13 commented on the forum topic Advice for mid weight or suit weight linen!

    I have to say that I haven’t been sewing for very long. I just find fabric that I like and use it. I have been drawn towards linen because it is better looking than cotton but more casual than a su…



4 February, 2012

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    rshelly13 commented on the project 1940's denim overalls

    I made some 1940’s british land girl breeches. i have been wanting to make an american version and thanks to you, i can now find a pattern. the land girl pants that i made had additional hem tape …



21 January, 2012