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Couture Academic

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19 February, 2012

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    Couture Academic added the project Red Japanese-style Bombshell
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    This is the finished dress from Gertie’s Sew Retro course on Craftsy. I must say that I would never have picked this pattern from Burdastyle to make for myself because it’s just not what I would h…

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28 January, 2012

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Tribal top and skinny jeans

    Thank you so much, Lorilaroo! That just makes my day. There are a few mista…I mean character bits that you can’t see, but hey, that’s all part of it…I sometimes look at my RTW stuff and see w…

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Orange & Ivory Wedding Dress

    So gorgeous!!! I love the petticoats too! Mine were a nightmare to make too, but the dress wouldn’t have been the same without them. Love that you hand dyed your fabric too. Congrats and you lo…



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26 January, 2012

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Tribal top and skinny jeans

    Thank you everyone for your kind words! And thanks to Burdastyle for featuring my project! I’m so thrilled, grateful and honoured to be featured among such talented sewests. So happy to hear som…

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Tribal top and skinny jeans

    Oh, tell me about it. I swear it gets worse with every season. I went to the Gap when I was in Canada to find jeans and they said the tall size stopped at a size 12!! I have hips, man! That’s w…

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Tribal top and skinny jeans

    Give it a go!

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Tribal top and skinny jeans

    Thank you very much! It’s totally worth it – I’m never buying jeans again. I actually didn’t need to do too much alteration to the pattern (shockingly), but it did take some adjustment to get the…

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Tribal top and skinny jeans

    Oh, that’s hilarious – I wasn’t aware of that! It’s exactly the same fabric – bought it at Spotlight! Thanks for the complement :)

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    Couture Academic commented on the project Tribal top and skinny jeans

    Hi sarahwau! Thanks! Yes, I got it at Fabulous Fabrics in Perth city on the second floor of Meyer. I didn’t know it was there till a few months ago…really nice stuff. Perth suffers from a lac…



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5 January, 2012

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    Couture Academic added the project Tribal top and skinny jeans
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    This outfit is 100% handmade! I saw the tribal printed fabric and this top instantly flashed into my brain. Being tall and picky, I decided to draft a pattern myself and I’m thrilled with the resu…

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