Archive for the 'dress' Category

16 bright red, XXL t-shirts = one awesome dress

29 June, 2008

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  • Post: 16 bright red, XXL t-shirts = one awesome dress
  • Main Site: craftster
  • Artist/Author: bleachrainbow
  • Registration Required?: No
  • Free?: Yes
  • Via:
  • Other: weighs ten pounds!

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      Mexican Dress

      28 June, 2008

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    • Post: Mexican Dress
    • Main Site: http://www.themexicandress.com/
    • Artist/Author: “the Mexican Dress Lady”
    • Registration Required?: No
    • Free?: No, but nearly! $5.00 for pdf download
    • Via:
    • Other: In my family, we’ve always called these Mexican wedding dresses—in fact, my not-at-all Latina mother wore one at her wedding in 1980

      • The Eight Dollar Dress

        19 June, 2008

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      • Post: The Eight Dollar Dress
      • Main Site: burdastyle
      • Artist/Author: KBang
      • Registration Required?: No
      • Free?: Yes
      • Via: Craftzine
      • Other:

        • Itty Bitty Baby Dress Pattern

          19 June, 2008

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        • Post: Itty Bitty Baby Dress Pattern
        • Main Site: Made by Rae
        • Artist/Author: Rae
        • Registration Required?: No
        • Free?: Yes
        • Via:
        • Other:

          • Circles and dots dress

            14 February, 2008

          • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
          • Post: Circles and dots blue & blue dress !! Now with tutorial
          • Main Site: craftster
          • Artist/Author: ziabox
          • Registration Required? No
          • Free? Yes
          • via:
          • Other:
          • Create a Couture Inspired Dress

            22 September, 2007

             Day dress by Horrockses Fashion. Grey cotton printed with pink roses and white daisies, Britain, 1953. Museum no. T.640-1996

          • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
          • Post: V&A – The Golden Age of Couture – Exhibition
          • Main Site: V&A
          • Artist/Author: Day Dress by Horrockses Fashion
          • Registration Required? No
          • Free? Yes
          • via:
          • Other: Find out more about the dress. Send a Golden Age of Couture e-Card to a friend.
          • Dog Dress With Pattern : Home & Garden Television

            19 September, 2007

             

          • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
          • Post: At Home : Other : Dog Dress With Pattern : Home & Garden Television
          • Main Site: http://www.hgtv.com/
          • Artist/Author: By Jenny Kitchens, www.moddogstudio.com
          • Registration Required? No
          • Free? Yes
          • via:
          • Other: Dress up your dog with adorable custom dog clothing you can make yourself. This free dog dress pattern was originally designed for a Chihuahua, but can be modified to fit larger breeds.
          • Jersey Dress for Fall

            19 September, 2007

          • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
          • Post: New Jersey Dress for Fall – *Edit* Now with Tutorial!
          • Main Site: craftster
          • Artist/Author: Alli_Lucy
          • Registration Required? No
          • Free? Yes
          • via:
          • Other: You can wear the bodice one of three ways – with the straps tied low to make a sweetheart neckline (shown – this can be modified by fanning out the fabric over your shoulders to make cap sleeves), with the straps tied at the top of your shoulders to make a V neckline, or with the straps untied to make short sleeves.
          • tiny happy: wrap dress pattern

            15 September, 2007

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          • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
          • Post: tiny happy: wrap dress pattern
          • Main Site: http://tinyhappy.typepad.com/tiny_happy/
          • Artist/Author: tinyhappy
          • Registration Required? No
          • Free? Yes
          • via: craftzine
          • Other: for 2-3 year old child, approximately
          • Elemental Stitches: Back to School Tutorials

            1 September, 2007

            An excellent selection of back to school tutorials selected by elemental stitches. Visit her site for the actual links. Some have previously appeared here at myhalfofthebrain.

            Back to School Tutorials

            In the spirit of Back to School I have compiled some helpful tutorials I have come across.

            Headbands
            Barrettes
            Wall Pocket
            Embroidered Linen Tote
            Quick Tank Top
            Girls Dress
            Make Up Bag
            Lunch Bag
            Binder Cover
            Memo Board
            Ladybug Backpack
            Pencil Case
            Kids Pants

            Elemental Stitches: Back to School Tutorials

            Full Bust Alteration

            30 August, 2007

             

          • Tutorial/Pattern Included?  Yes
          • Post: Full Bust Alteration
          • Main Site: http://www.timmelfabrics.com/index.htm
          • Artist/Author: n/a
          • Registration Required? No
          • Free? Yes
          • Other: (from instructions)

            Those of you who have a full bust (C or D cup rather than B cup) know the frustration of sewing patterns and finding the finished garment to be too large in the neck, shoulder, and armhole area. Rather than choosing the size to accommodate your full bust, this is what you should be doing to get a better fit….

          • Peter Pan Collar Tutorial

            24 August, 2007

             Peter Pan Collar Tutorial

             

          • Tutorial/Pattern Included?  Yes
          • Post: Peter Pan Collar Tutorial
          • Main Site: wiksten-made.typepad.com
          • Artist/Author: Jenny Gordy
          • Registration Required? No
          • Free? Yes
          • Other: pattern/tutorial is for collar only. Modify an existing pattern. Says Jenny:
          • Welcome to the Peter Pan collar tutorial. If you have a pattern with a round neckline that just needs a little something extra, then you can whip up one of these collars and add it to the pattern in no time. Pattern making can be tedious, I must admit, but this collar is pretty easy and doesn’t take very long. Seriously, don’t worry about it, anyone could do it. So get out your pattern and let’s get started!

            Green Halter Dress

            27 May, 2007

            Sunny Day Dress and Top Tutorial at House on Hill Road

            26 May, 2007

            Erin at House on Hill Road is just so stinking talented!

            Sunny Day Dress and Top Tutorial

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