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15 June, 2011



9 June, 2011

  • 10:24 PM

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    candyjoyce commented on the project By the sea shore

    Thanks.

    I read that 3x the amount of fabric is needed but this is for an all over square so for example a 15 inch square would be smocked down to 5 inches.

    I knew that I didn’t want to smock the…



8 June, 2011

  • 06:51 PM

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    candyjoyce commented on the project By the sea shore

    Hi, as noted this is Canadian smocking, I followed the directions for a ‘shell’ pattern but there are other canadian smocking patterns.

    The blog where I found the technique is in the credits above…

  • 01:19 PM

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    candyjoyce commented on the project By the sea shore

    The smocking already got me!! I’m gonna try a few different smocking techniques now, there is one called ‘arrows’ which looks pretty cool and another one called ‘bones’ that I’m sure I can do somet…

  • 01:18 PM

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    candyjoyce commented on the project By the sea shore

    Thanks,

    I know, I got a bit carried away. I have just bought some more Jersey (stripy!!) so I am going to try another version of this with less smocking.

  • 08:18 AM

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    candyjoyce added the project By the sea shore
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    Do you remember that annoying advert where the woman would swish her hair around and say
    “I think I’m in love……..with a Shampoo!”
    Yeah, well, I was swishing around when I made this top and …

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3 June, 2011

  • 08:31 PM

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    candyjoyce added the project Frankenbag
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    I was looking for an old leather jacket to turn into a bag and found this beaten up old thing on Ebay for a few quid, it has lots of pockets, zips and other hardware to play with.

    It was prett…

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2 June, 2011

  • 09:47 AM

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    candyjoyce added the project Picnic Blouse
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    I used the Liz pattern and a charity shop picnic blanket to make this blouse. I kept the tassels on the bottom instead of hemming it, (either because I am lazy or) because tassels are “in”.

    I me…

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1 June, 2011

  • 10:26 PM

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    candyjoyce commented on the project The Dumb Luck Dress

    Really cute dress and the bag is lovely.
    Vogue is all over the walking cast look this season!

    Happy Me-Made-June



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24 May, 2011

  • 03:31 PM

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    candyjoyce added gertie as a friend
  • 03:30 PM

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    candyjoyce posted a message on leahfranqui's wall

    just wanted to say Hi and let you know that I really enjoy reading your blogs. Hope your foot is ok!

    Keep up the good struggle.

    Candy



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27 April, 2011

  • 03:14 PM

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    candyjoyce added the project Jersey Jersey
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    Having owned my sewing machine for a number of years I feel quite silly to have only just discovered the stretch stitch function and the fact that I can employ twin needles.

    I made this dress f…

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  • 03:10 PM

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    candyjoyce added the project 10th Anniversary Dress
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    Once I had worked through my toiles, the dress was really quick and simple to make and it was lovely to work with such gorgeous fabrics (I even splashed out on a premier lining!).

    This outfit w…

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