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17aza

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25 April, 2012

  • 02:01 PM

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    17aza commented on the project Black Bodycon

    Thanks!

  • 02:00 PM

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    17aza commented on the project Retro Play-suit

    Thanks guys!

  • 01:59 PM

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    17aza commented on the project Black Sequinned Evening Gown

    Thank you! I wasn’t keen on sewing such a tricky fabric either, but it was much easier than I thought it would be. I found using a leather needle on my machine helped stitch through all of the sequ…

  • 01:57 PM

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    17aza commented on the project Mustard Swing

    Thank you, glad you liked it! I draped the pattern myself – I’ve uploaded a (very badly drawn) diagram of how I laid out all of the pattern pieces.



23 April, 2012

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    17aza added the project Black Sequinned Evening Gown
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    Evening gown in a heavily sequinned fabric with a bias cut skirt, cut-away back and velvet belt. Worn with a tulle petticoat trimmed with three rows of satin ribbon.

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  • 12:02 PM

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    17aza added the project Vintage Style Swing Coat
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    Vintage style swing coat in a deep turquoise silk with contracting tea-rose pink lining.

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  • 11:58 AM

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    17aza added the project Retro Play-suit
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    Retro style play-suite in a pale green satin with vintage lace trimming and grosgrain waist ties.

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  • 11:23 AM

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    17aza added the project Black Bodycon
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    Bodycon dress made out of contrasting panels of taffeta and velvet.

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  • 11:20 AM

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    17aza added the project Mustard Swing
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    Mustard crepe dress with hand-applied black lace yoke and graduated hem.

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  • 11:05 AM

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    17aza added the project Going Travelling
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    A cotton dress in deep cranberry, with raglan sleeves and bow in taffeta. The brooch on the bow is actually an old ring with the shank broken off .Worn here with a faux fur cape lined in a dark red…

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3 July, 2011

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    17aza commented on the project Birthday Gift

    Thanks! She did like it – enough for me to be able to guilt her into modelling the dress in these pictures

  • 10:06 AM

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    17aza commented on the project Birthday Gift

    Thanks! This whole project definitely had a vintage vibe

  • 10:04 AM

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    17aza commented on the project 1930's Style Bias Cut Evening Gown

    Thanks, glad you like it! I think satin is perfect for bias cut gowns because it hangs wonderfully.
    I draped the gown and jacket myself, hence the not so perfect finish

  • 10:03 AM

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    17aza commented on the project 1930's Style Bias Cut Evening Gown

    Thanks! I’m tempted to make it again in a darker colour, with maybe a velvet jacket…?



2 July, 2011

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    17aza commented on the project 1930's Style Bias Cut Evening Gown

    Thanks guys!
    Sally, I made the dress for my friend Holly (who’s modelling it in the pictures) for a ball we went to a few months ago. She couldn’t find anything she liked on the high street so she…

  • 05:48 PM

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    17aza added the project Sequins and Taffeta
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    Black taffeta loose dress with a georgette yoke and sequin work at the shoulders. The sleeves are two piece with a gathered sleeve head. The dress has a simple one button fastening at the back and …

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  • 05:39 PM

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    17aza added the project Birthday Gift
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    A cream taffeta and organza dress made as a present for my friend’s birthday. The bodice of the dress has a pleated front which is trimmed with crochet lace and pearl buttons. The dress is backless…

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  • 04:59 PM

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    17aza added the project 1930's Style Bias Cut Evening Gown
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    1930’s inspired evening gown in pale gold satin. The gown is trimmed with red velvet and is made up of five panels which form a 1 1/4 circle skirt. It has a matching hooded jacket which pins onto t…

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21 July, 2010

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    17aza commented on the forum topic Costume help!

    Thanks for the help guys!

    @KateXXXXXX Thanks for the link to the pattern! It looks like it might be the right sort of thing but I tried making a toile in a similar way (cut all on the bias) and …