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Kelly B.'s Blog – October 2012 Archive (4)

A Red Flame Amidst the Fall Leaves

     My contribution for the week of the fall challenge is this stretch knit sweater dress. I absolutely LOVE this!!!

I had been eying up this fabric for awhile.  I only bought it once I purchased McCalls #6433 and then saw it made both in Sew Weekly (for the Plaid Challenge) and in my local JoAnn's ad.  There…

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Added by Kelly B. on October 29, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Gold Tapestry UFO Dress

     This wrap dress had been made by me several years ago, probably 2007, as a last minute decision for Christmas/New Years fancy occasion wear.  I think this was my first real dress project on my own and from scratch.  I do not think I really knew what I was completely doing back then, but, looking at this dress now, I did sew it quite well, interfacing and all, despite never finishing it! …

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Added by Kelly B. on October 22, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Western Inspiration: My Denim and Plaid Dress

     This dress is about 2/3 refashioned, 1/3 regular fabric store remnant, and 100% creativity between myself and my husband.  What is so cool about this dress is that it's not "in-your-face-western", but subtle enough to suggest a feminine twist on the days when plaid was a staple for cowboys and denim was the next toughest thing to rawhide:)  Never intended this...it's just how it came together...but y'all know that I love this here project!…

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Added by Kelly B. on October 14, 2012 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Key-Hole Back Refashioned Knit Dress

This is my very frugally refashioned creation which I made in early summer of 2012.  I wanted another interesting, fairly easy, and fun project so I picked this longtime UFO to tackle.  The original dress had been bought YEARS ago as a spaghetti strap sundress at Target on clearance for either $3.00 or $6.00...I can't remember anymore.  At that price, I had to buy it because the fabric is so nice, and I love the pattern (oatmeal background…

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Added by Kelly B. on October 5, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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