Tag Archives: Clothing

Making time for sewing

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Reading Sewaholics post about making time for different hobbies and being sat here reading blogs early in the morning thinking that I need to get up and do things I think that I’m going to have to follow in Anneke’s footsteps and start scheduling in my time more… To be able to do this I need to work out what… Read more »

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My Latin dress: The fringing

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So now that the leotard is here and covered (Read about the leotard here) I can move on to the fringing! The first very exciting bit! Here are the colours of fringing that I got, I am very pleased with how well the colours go together. I bought 15cm tactel fringing from DSI and Chrisanne, it was reasonably pricey, but I… Read more »

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My Latin dress: the leotard

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So following on from my posts about inspiration, design and colour schemes, I actually went and bought the first part of my latin dress! The underlying leotard. The Leotard:  This comes from american apparel and cost about £20 I think. I could have got it for much cheaper if I had gone for a white leotard, but initially I didn’t plan… Read more »

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Weekend Project {Stencilled Trousers} How To

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Weekend Project Stencilled Trousers

Ok so here we go with how to make the stencilled trousers. 1) Collect Supplies. make sure you have all your supplies, see the previous post for a list of these. 2) Make Your Stencil. If you are using a pre cut stencil you can skip these steps. I made my own stencil out of a sheet of plastic from… Read more »

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Project Pokemon!

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A slightly more unusual project for me this time. Which could be quite difficult. A friend of mine is having a Pokemon themed 21st birthday. So I am making myself and one of my friends some costumes.  His Costume: Vaporean  My costume: Rapidash So this will be some experimenting with papermache and interfacing… Slightly challenging but I hope it will… Read more »

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Bunting Jumper {How To}

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Well here it is… I tried to take photos along the way to make a tutorial of how to recreate the bunting jumper. I hope the instructions will be good enough for you to follow. First things first, decide what materials you would like your flags to be made out of. Most of ours were made out of scraps of… Read more »

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