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vanessajp

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19 January, 2015

  • 08:36 PM

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    vanessajp added the project Self-drafted Summer Dress. For the Birds
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    Using Metric Pattern Pattern Cutting as a guide, I drafted this summer dress. By the time I’d finished it, I wasn’t entirely convinced that the print was for me but, the more I see it, the more I l…

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16 December, 2014



13 October, 2014

  • 03:37 PM

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    vanessajp added the project Kung Fu Panda Costume. Master Shifu
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    I made three costumes for a theatrical/interactive event for children. I had to tackle a lot of new techniques and fabrics I had limited experience of but I loved working on them. This one is Maste…

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6 October, 2014

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    vanessajp added the project Upcycled Jersey Dress
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    This dress is the love child of a Drape Drape top and a mini dress. I fell out of love with both of these garments and ended up with this! Now I have something I really enjoy wearing and, to be hon…

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24 August, 2014

  • 10:29 AM

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    vanessajp added the project Colette Hawthorn Dress
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    This is the Colette Patterns Hawthorn that just about everyone was making a few years ago. Never one to rush into things, I finally made my own! Had more than a few fitting issues with this pattern…

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18 August, 2014

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    vanessajp added the project Self-drafted Jacket
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    I made this jacket to help me get over my cardigan over-dependence. Thanks to good old Metric Pattern Cutting, it was fun to sew up. I was really apprehensive about sewing jackets but I think I’ve …

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28 April, 2014



11 April, 2014



8 April, 2014

  • 02:44 PM

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    vanessajp added the project Polka dot top I drafted myself.
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    I never usually go for polka dots but I ended up drafting and sewing up this top. Used Winifred Aldrich’s Metric Pattern Cutting to get the pattern down, that book is the best. Wish I’d bought it a…

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    vanessajp commented on the project Victoria victoria

    Love this pattern. Your blazer looks so cool, lovely work.



23 March, 2014



6 January, 2014

  • 07:13 PM

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    vanessajp added the project Fake Fur Shrug
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    I made this in a few hours just before heading out for NYE. I’m not sure what I was thinking putting such a tight time restriction on myself but it worked! Used an existing shrug, traced round, se…

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  • 06:56 PM

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    vanessajp commented on the project Self-drafted cowl skirt

    thanks : )



3 January, 2014



18 December, 2013

  • 11:43 AM

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    vanessajp added the project Purple mini skirt with pockets.
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    If you’ve not had a chance to check out Winifred Aldrich’s Metric Pattern Cutting, demand it for Christmas/birthdays. This is a self-drafted mini-skirt with pockets and it was a real pleasure to pu…

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16 December, 2013



14 December, 2013

  • 11:29 PM

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    vanessajp added the project Self-drafted cowl skirt
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    By the power of Aldrich’s book Metric Pattern Cutting, I made myself this skirt. I probably say this all the time but I really mean it this time. This is my new favourite skirt. More pic and detail…

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12 November, 2013

  • 07:25 PM

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    vanessajp added the project Helena Skirt - Bookish Style
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    This is my version of the free download from Goldfinch and Eagle, the Helena Skirt. Nice easy project with a lot of potential for different looks and fabrics. More pics and details on my blog——> …

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4 November, 2013

  • 08:20 PM

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    vanessajp added the project Cynthia Rowley 2406 Modification
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    I say “modification” I actually mean I just left off the skirt part of the dress and made a top. This dress was hugely popular about three years ago, never one to be left behind, here’s my version….

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16 September, 2013