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Upsized Donna Karan Design Tunic

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Plus-sized
Style Formal / Bridal, Mod, Whimsical, Funky, Hipster
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What materials did you use? Silk douppioni, buttons.

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What are you most proud of? Squeezing blood from a turnip in terms of laying out the pattern. There was not enough fabric left to toot my nose on.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? The pattern pieces fit together like a Chinese puzzle. It takes some time to size up a design like this, so take your time figuring out the best places to enlarge so that all the angles of the resulting pieces fit together.

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05/24/2013 Flag


05/24/2013 Flag

You inspire me!

06/05/2013 Flag

BD, this is stunning. Beautiful.

06/08/2013 Flag

Wow, you did a great job. I need this in my wardrobe

12/03/2014 Flag