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DONE with Colette Pastille

I had a lot of issues with this dress, see my blog if you want more info: I guess the main thing I have to say is, if you are over a size...12? You might want to not cut the cap of the cap sleeves any bigger, they look odd. I cut way into them. I love the new look. I didn't bother with pleats, or a zipper, and I know it needs a good pressing still. BUT! Love.…


Added by A Woo on August 18, 2012 at 5:33pm — No Comments

I made a dress!

No pattern, with a knit fabric ( Not sure why this seems to scare so many people? It was pretty easy.), and I even did a fancy neckline and armhole thing, using facings. The only downside was that I when I was trimming the neck seam thing, I cut into the dress! Nooooo! Such a bummer. But I wore it out to play badminton last night, and am wearing it now. Oh! I traced a tank top and just traced it longer, done. If I had ever installed a sleeve before, I would have done that, but I haven't yet.…


Added by A Woo on July 30, 2012 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Colette Pastille muslin

Wow, so, this dress, after trying to figure out what the book was saying about sleeve facings, was actually really quick and easy. Good thing Gertie has a video up showing how to get those facings on! I am visual, but I guess I take directions better from video or in person than reading them. That might make my sewing hobby a lot more challenging, eh?  I was reading ahead in…


Added by A Woo on July 14, 2012 at 12:19pm — No Comments

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