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shanvan

The sewing famine is over...

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6 January, 2013

  • 10:52 AM

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    shanvan commented on the project Coral Crop-Top

    Sorry to be replying so late :S just a basic corset pattern that I shortened at the waist and left open at the front for hook-and-eyes to open and close the top.



20 March, 2012

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    shanvan commented on the project Red Stripe Dress

    You never cease to amaze me girl!!! I’m always excited to return my sewing room after looking at your stuff. Great work!!



17 February, 2012

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    shanvan commented on the project my dear jacket

    i 2nd that!! little details just are always what catch my eye the most and make me fall in love with the garment! this jacket is no exception, it’s awesome :)

  • 06:23 PM

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    shanvan favorited the project 07/2010 Leather Jacket


24 January, 2012

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    shanvan commented on the project Gingerbread Sweater

    No sorry :( all the shirts and sweaters i make are just modified versions of a standard tshirt pattern.

  • 02:20 PM

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    shanvan commented on the project Psychedelic

    Thanks everyone for your lovely comments!! They are all so encouraging and kind :) :)



22 January, 2012

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    shanvan added the project Psychedelic
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    This dress was born out of a crazy frenzy I had in preparation for a small fashion show I was taking part in. I didn’t feel any of my other dresses were worthy to be walked down the runway, so a da…

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    shanvan added the project Gingerbread Sweater
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    When I got the buttons made for this I was so excited!! I chose the biggest size they had in the store because I always had the smallest ones made and I wanted to try something new.

    Upon sewing…

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19 January, 2012

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    shanvan favorited the project Masking Tape Dress
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    shanvan commented on the project Polka Spotted

    You really can’t go wrong when you have fun fabric to start with, so go buy yourself something with a funky pattern and you’re good to go!! ;)



29 December, 2011

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    shanvan commented on the project Teal Fox

    Thank you :) no pattern tho, i’m sorry. it’s just a regular shirt made longer.



28 December, 2011

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    shanvan added the project Polka Spotted
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    Polka is a GREAT word. I wish it had more use in every day language. It’s just so fun to say :D :D

    I made this shirt 2 years ago but it sort of got lost and forgotten in my closet, poor thing……

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    shanvan added the project Teal Fox
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    A simple teal-coloured long sleeve dress made very simply for dressing up or down.

    Worn here by my foxy friend Beverly ;)

    A good party dress I’d say.

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20 November, 2011

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    shanvan commented on the project Coral Crop-Top

    No, I had a professional tailor make me my own personal bodice/corset pattern a couple years ago with my exact measurements. It’s perfect for when i want to make something fitted, like this top.

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    shanvan commented on the project Coral Crop-Top

    Why thank you :P



18 November, 2011

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    shanvan added the project Coral Crop-Top
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    A comfy crop top that I made from the fabric of an old pencil skirt. It closes in the front center with several hooks and eyes.The fabric buttons I had specially made, and the lacey straps had been…

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6 November, 2011

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    shanvan added the project Pink Lace Grad Dress
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    This dress was such a fun project for both Katya and I. Some months ago I had casually suggested I sew us our grad dresses and she sure didn’t let me forget!! =D

    The whole construction of it wa…

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    shanvan added the project My Highschool Graduation Dress
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    Emerald green again!! Seems to be a re-occuring theme with my clothes haha… although you may recognize the main body of this dress from my “Heard Melodies are Sweet” project. Yes, it’s the same d…

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11 October, 2011

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    shanvan added the project Paisley Scarf-Dress
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    Made from one of my mom’s old wrap-around skirts from the late 80’s. I loved the paisley pattern obviously, and my closet was hurting for a new dress.

    Modeled on Katya :)

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22 June, 2011

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    shanvan commented on the project Green Bathing Suit

    Love your choice of words!!! I definitely feel the same about this swimsuit… it’s AWESOME.



31 May, 2011



15 January, 2011

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    shanvan commented on the project Blackberry stitch

    You have one of the most classically beautiful faces I’ve ever seen! And your sewing is just as beautiful. Well done!

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    shanvan commented on the project Elizabethan Top

    Your style is impeccable!! I love everything you make, and this top is no exception! Great job! :)