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smayo

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18 March, 2012

  • 11:42 PM

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    smayo added the project Burgundy knit twinset
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    View F of Simplicity 2364 in a size 14, no alterations, and View D of Simplicity 4485 in a size 16, no alterations. Both made from a thrifted burgundy knit.

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5 March, 2012

  • 08:14 PM

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    smayo commented on the project Dragon top

    Thanks, I think. The urban dictionary defines angly as a derogoratory term for a person of anglo-saxon descent, but somehow I don’t think that’s what you meant :). Thanks for commenting and I’m g…

  • 08:09 PM

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    smayo commented on the project Dragon top

    Thank you . I’m glad you like my dragon, and I’m liking microsuede more and more every time I work with it. It gathers well but doesn’t press easily

  • 08:05 PM

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    smayo commented on the project Dragon top

    Thanks! Generally I do do things by halves, but I’m embracing the concept of using simpler projects to learn new techniques and practice getting a better fit. Oh it was a pretty great birthday fo…

  • 05:57 AM

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    smayo added the project Dragon top
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    McCall’s M5388 done in a thrifted blue microsuede with a dragon embroidered on the yolk with red silk and gold metallic thread. A simple pattern but my first time stabilising seams with twill tape…

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27 February, 2012

  • 06:33 AM

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    smayo commented on the project Gray wrap pants

    Thanks, yeah I think these may be my new favorite pants. And if I loose or gain 5 lbs., just tie the ribbon tighter or looser and they’ll still fit. Yay, wrap pants!



26 February, 2012

  • 07:08 PM

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    smayo added the project Gray wrap pants
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    Wrap pants made using tutorial from Laupre using thrifted cotton chambray and ribbons saved from boxes of chocolates.

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6 February, 2012

  • 02:21 AM

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    smayo added the project Plum Skirt
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    I used New Look 6710 to make a girl’s A-line skirt from thrifted plum microsuede. I underlined it with self fabric.

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30 January, 2012

  • 12:39 AM

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    smayo added the project Yellow and navy houndstooth dress
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    I used Simplicity 3833, a 1960’s retro reprint. I used a yellow and navy houndstooth that ravelled like crazy, with a blue lining. My first time using a pattern twice and my first time adding a l…

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