29 January, 2011
tarrita commented on the article Sewing with SINGER® and The Martha Stewart Show: Reviving Vintage Garments with the Girls from Some Odd Rubies
I do a mix of both, especially since I’m on a budget. I recently cleaned out my closets and found some things from high school! Although the designs are very dated, some pieces had great fabric, li…
22 January, 2011
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12 December, 2010
tarrita commented on the project Ivy League Blazer
I almost bought a jacket just like this from Banana Republic. Very nice job. Looks great.
tarrita commented on the project all-girl military jacket
Very cute, but it also looks sophisticated, too. Nice job!
tarrita commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 11 - Win a DVD Package from Threads
I am a born again sewer; I started learning in junior high and high school, making some pretty hideous, but wearable items. Since I started again this summer, I’ve created a shift dress, pencil ski…
18 November, 2010
tarrita added the project African Fiesta Dress
I went to Ghana a couple years ago and bought this awesome wax print cotton—yards and yards of it. I finally got around to making something with it, and the result is this strapless dress. It’s my…
22 October, 2010
7 August, 2010
tarrita favorited the pattern Jersey Dress 6/2010
tarrita favorited the pattern Dress with Ruched Back 06/2010
6 August, 2010
tarrita favorited the project Hairspray Dress
tarrita favorited the project peacock anda
tarrita favorited the project Cream Turtle Bat!
3 July, 2010
tarrita commented on the project My very first one
I think the fabric you used is pretty. And you did a great job on it, especially without a pattern!
tarrita commented on the project Blue & floral Azalea dress
Oooh, so pretty and flirty. I love the movement you get from the lighter fabric.
2 July, 2010
tarrita commented on the project Vintage style Summer Ball Dress
Looks great on you, especially with your hair color.
tarrita commented on the project Short, 50ies dress
Fifties fabulous! I love the back and am so impressed you did this sans pattern. Nice work!
23 June, 2010
tarrita commented on the project Garden Party Floral Dress
Very pretty and feminine. Perfect for spring, too.
tarrita commented on the forum topic Machine Problem: Lever getting "stuck"
That’s what I was afraid to hear… but someone else told me to just buy a new machine since it’ll probably cost as much. It’s a Euro Pro (several years old, but barely used). I think it probably c…
22 June, 2010
tarrita commented on the project Picnic Date Dress
Very cute! I love the print and color you chose. Nice job!
tarrita commented on the forum topic Grosgrain instead of bias tape?
I’m pretty new to sewing, but I just had this same dilemma. I was trying to finish an edge on the top of a dress to give it a polished look. I used grosgrain ribbon to make a bias binding because t…