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24 October, 2011

  • 09:36 PM

    sewweekly added the project called The "Mrs. Simpson" Dress
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    I had a few ideas for more costumey and elaborate costumes this year but, unfortunately, life got in the way of creating any of those looks. By the time it was Saturday (yesterday), I had decided t…

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28 September, 2011

  • 07:13 PM

    sewweekly added the project called The "Hips Don't Lie" Dress
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    Considering the pink explosion that was my Slow and Steady Dress, I gave myself a little freedom with this challenge to let a little lavender slip into the palette. Still even with the lavendar, b…

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21 September, 2011

  • 03:31 AM

    sewweekly added the project called The "Detachable Peplum" Dress
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    It’s sort of magic because it looks like a two-piece ensemble, but it isn’t! The secret lies in the detachable peplum (I can’t help but get the King Missile song of the similar name in my head each…

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5 September, 2011

  • 05:30 AM

    sewweekly added the project called The "Slow and Steady" Dress
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    After I had the lace dyed, I constructed the Eclair skirt out of a cotton sheet that I had also dyed pink. I left one side unstitched and then started the lace-stitching process. It wasn’t complica…

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30 August, 2011

  • 02:38 AM

    sewweekly added the project called The "Sew Rejuvenated" Dress
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    After my disappointment with last week’s creation, I knew I had to kick my sewing up a notch this week. That meant no practical separates. That meant something that requires a petticoat. That meant…

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14 June, 2011

  • 12:46 AM

    sewweekly added the project called The "A Day at the Races" Dress
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    Back in February when I held The First Ever Sew Weekly Swap/Meet (perhaps it’s time to put on another one?), I just HAD TO HAVE this DuBarry pattern brought to the swap by Shannon. I love patterns …

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