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4 September

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    Sep 4, 2011, 12.34 PMby adventurousstranger

    is there a way to get the “braided neckline tank” pattern? all that downloads are the instructions to do the braid and attach it to the tank


24 February

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    Feb 24, 2010, 05.15 PMby fabricaddict

    I totally agree with you about the lack of closet space! I have the same problem! thank you for the great braided top pattern – it’s stunning, I can’t wait until my 10 month old daughter gives me a moment to sew on the weekends :-)

23 August

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    Aug 23, 2009, 11.35 AMby cheboo

    Hi there, I love this braided top, i wondered if it would be an easy enough thing to add extra length to this pattern to make a light summer dress? What are your thought….i am a complete novice i must confess!

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      Aug 23, 2009, 12.23 PMby themedusa

      Hi cheboo
      Actually adding some extra length to make a dress should work just fine. I did make a tunic length version of this top and the width of the hem was wide enough to fit over my hips. The tunic had 3 additional inches of length so you’d want to add a few more than that.
      You could either extend the side seam straight down or extend it at a slight angle so that the dress becomes a wider A line shape. If you have any other questions please feel free to ask. :)

19 August

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    Aug 19, 2009, 11.33 PMby nehmah

    Hi, There is a new download from “Manequim.abril” for Capri pants. Thought you might like to check this out. Cordially, Nehmah

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      Aug 20, 2009, 10.35 AMby themedusa

      Thanks Nehmah! Hadn’t been over to the manequim site for awhile, I’ll go check them out.

5 August

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    Aug 5, 2009, 02.10 AMby yoshimi

    Hi themedusa, I’m just dropping by to tell you that I love all your creations very much. You have a style! Thanks for sharing them. -yoshimi

27 June

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    Jun 27, 2009, 10.52 AMby b-ella

    thanks for your comment! i definitely think the ute top has the potential to look frumpy. i’m glad that i went with the rayon, as i think gives the top a little extra flash. also, i made the neck tie about half as thin as the pattern called for—i was out of fabric, but i actually think it gave the top a sleeker look. if i could make it over again i would have chosen a stretchier fabric, so i wouldn’t be a afraid to make it tighter… that always helps cut down on frumpiness. give it another try! i’ll keep an eye out for your creation ;)

26 June

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    Jun 26, 2009, 11.06 PMby evette

    Thanks for your comment on my watercolor halter. I really like your braided neckline halter. I’ve been wanting to try something like that.