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Colette Anise Jacket!

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15 February, 2013

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    sertyan added the project Simplicity 1877
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    The pattern features a dangerously low plunging neckline and also low arm holes which is not for the faint hearted like me. I prefer not to wear the dress with a tube inside so I raised the neckli…

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    sertyan added the project CNY Cheongsam
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    Happy Chinese New Year 2013! Wishing everyone happiness and health always. For CNY this year I wore 2 handmade dresses, which was a first as I have always been wearing RTW previously.

    On the …

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10 January, 2013

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    sertyan commented on the project Vintage Sheet Victory

    I think this is first version I have seen with a print contrast in the middle, it is very feminine, great work!



29 October, 2012

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    sertyan added the project McCalls 6460: Lace York Dress
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    I adore this pattern so much that I made another dress! A month ago, I spotted some crochet-lace-like fabric at the local shop selling it is perfect for the york of this dress pattern.

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22 October, 2012

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    sertyan added the project Macaron Wannabe: McCalls 6460
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    I have admired the Colette Macaron pattern for a while now so I was thrilled when McCalls announced M6460, I could see its potential to be turned into a Macaron-Wannabe.

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19 October, 2012

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    sertyan commented on the project Colette Anise Jacket

    Hi Dana

    I didn’t adjust the fit at all, I cut Size 2 based on my bust measurement of 34. No alterations. I guess I am just lucky!

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    sertyan commented on the project Colette Anise Jacket

    Oh Beth you have no idea how much I want to visit Japan…been dreaming about visiting Japan for ages!!



16 October, 2012

  • 07:29 AM

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    sertyan commented on the project Colette Anise Jacket

    Ok Mary! You just made my day because I have always been wondering what you call this fabric. I googled and it is indeed ‘Dog Tooth Tweed’! Ok I learned something new today, thanks to you!

  • 01:21 AM

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    sertyan added the project Colette Anise Jacket
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    Have you been in love with a sewing pattern that you just had to buy it immediately and make it? When Colette Patterns introduced the Anise Jacket Pattern on Sept 13th, it was love at first sight …

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1 October, 2012

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    sertyan added the project 1960s Dress: Vintage Butterick 4996
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    Vintage Butterick 4996 is a 1960s dress with really cute collars. It also has interesting kimono sleeves which are not separate pieces from the dress but part of the side panels. To strengthen the…

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3 September, 2012

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    sertyan added the project Butterick 5521: Star Trek Commander Dress (Disaster!)
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    I have been working diligently last month (August) on this Butterick 5521, I would say this pattern is not an easy one as it contains many pattern pieces which requires one to match seams and lines…

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    sertyan added the project Burda Fatina: My Cheongsam
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    Hurrah to Burda for offering this fabulous pattern during the recent Freebie Friday offer! I couldn’t wait to make it since this pattern offers a cheongsam/qipao variation. This pattern is quite e…

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2 August, 2012

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    sertyan commented on the project Drama-free NL6000

    Both dresses gave you a beautiful fit! I concur with you as well I love the pattern too much I also made 2 dresses out of the same pattern! haha. I am even thinking of making a third!. You can se…

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    sertyan commented on the project Red in the park dress

    The colour and style is very becoming on you, very feminine!

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    sertyan commented on the project Aguamarina sheath dress

    Amazing dress. I visited your blog today and really liked your sewing but somehow I couldn’t comment on your blog. You make really pretty dresses!



27 July, 2012



22 July, 2012

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    sertyan added the project New Look 6000 Again: Yellow Gold Dress
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    I liked the side pleats waist feature on my last dress so much I had to remake the pattern again, this time in a more subdued solid goldish-yellow fabric, one of the few fabrics that I bought from …

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14 July, 2012

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    sertyan added the project New Look 6000: Circly Print Dress
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    I have been itching to use one of the circly print fabric I bought from Yong Le Fabric Market, Taipei. I decided to make this New Look 6000 pattern but was in a ‘fabric dilemma’ for a few days as …

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1 July, 2012



23 April, 2012

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    sertyan added the project Empire High Waist Dress: Simplicity 2550
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    I have made a few work dresses that has waist seams that rests on the natural waist so I was very interested to try out this pattern which has an empire waist. I think the high waist style is very …

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29 March, 2012

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    sertyan added the project Rose Violet Dress: New Look 6968 Take 2!
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    This is a knock-off dress that I saw in the mall, it has Peter Pan collars and flaps on the waist, very Audrey Hepburn-ish. The colour is Pantone 2012’s ‘Cabaret’, a rose violet colour.

    I draft…

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21 March, 2012

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    sertyan commented on the project Pinky and the Grey

    Wow I really really love this. Perfection! The colours are so beautiful

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    sertyan added the project Mad Men-esque Dress: New Look 6968
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    I have seen the Mad Men explosion within the sewing community – I have not watched the series before as it is not shown in Malaysia yet but that doesn’t stop me from making a Mad Men-esque Dress!

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20 February, 2012

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    sertyan added the project Trench Dress: McCalls 6279
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    Fabric: Salmon Pink Matte Satin Fabric at RM9 /USD3 a yard, it is called ‘Matte Satin’ – I found it in the upholstery section. View A of this dress requires 2 yards (60 inch width). T…

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10 February, 2012

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    sertyan commented on the project Loose capris

    Hi!
    What sort of fabric are these? Chambray or soft denim?
    You look street style hot!

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    sertyan commented on the project Houndstooth pleated skirt

    Hi Ching Ching
    You certainly have been busy..what a cute little skirt, it looks so dainty on you.



24 January, 2012

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    sertyan added the project Double Collared Licorice Dress
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    This is the Colette’s Licorice Pattern. I made it in a busy print, and added another solid collar so that the main collar will not fade into the background. Do read about it in my blog post:

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10 January, 2012

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    sertyan added the project Royal Blue Work Dress*
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    New Look 6909, a great pattern for with cute neckline and sleeves for work!

    I made this dress in conjunction with Sew Weekly’s ‘Accesorize’ theme, you can read more from my blog post

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1 January, 2012



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