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Month: October 2006

Project Runway – My Rant

Project Runway – My Rant

Cutting into my sewing post with a personal rant. Okay, how did Jeffrey win?? His clothes sucked. Period. Irregular hemlines are so – 2 years ago! And the green striped dress? Uggggggh. Zippers inserted all over the place? More like how 80’s. I saw nothing innovative or remotely creative so I don’t know what the judges were smoking that day. I think only one person they interviewed after the runway shows said they liked Jeffrey’s collection. I really like Uli’s…

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The fabric

The fabric

As I mentioned in my previous post, I found some fairly similar fabric at crappy Joann’s! It’s a wool tweed with coppery metallic threads running through it. It had an okay drape – but stiff enough for a jacket.I starting cutting out the pattern pieces I would need for the project. In terms of the peplum at the bottom, it needed to be more frilly and less fitted than the pattern I was using – as well as being on…

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