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Posted on:3/15/08 4:37 PM
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EveS said... (5/10/08 11:00 PM) Reply
Wow, what a fabulous and functional wardrobe!! Very impressive job! (I'm tired just thinking about sewing that fast!!!)
LauraLo said... (5/6/08 8:59 AM) Reply
This is a great wardrobe, Dawn, and I love that you took pictures of all the combinations! Good luck with the contest!
nancy2001 said... (5/2/08 9:19 AM) Reply
Wow. Wonderful looks. You're going to be the best dressed woman in the entire state of Alaska.
Athene said... (4/30/08 4:17 PM) Reply
A super wardrobe - I'm impressed with all the great combinations.
AnneM said... (4/29/08 8:11 AM) Reply
I just love, love, love your wardrobe. And your pictures, for that matter. The browns and wines look SPECTACULAR together. Makes me want to try a few for myself.
MissCelie said... (4/18/08 7:29 AM) Reply
ohmigosh. that's impressive.
Kaitlinnegan said... (4/13/08 4:05 PM) Reply
Wow, this is truly an impressive accomplishments. It makes me giddy just looking at all the combinations! Way to go!!
born2bead said... (3/20/08 2:46 PM) Reply
I'm so impressed that you finished your wardrobe! I love your idea of showing the mixing and matching capabilities that you have with all of your pieces. Great wardrobe!
Deepika said... (3/18/08 6:59 PM) Reply
wow, this is incredible. Thanks so much for sharing with us and taking the time to take pictures to inspire us.
MarilynB said... (3/17/08 7:06 AM) Reply
Wow!! You must be so happy with the results. You are an inspiration to the rest of us who are just chugging along. Great wardrobe.
morzel said... (3/16/08 1:01 PM) Reply
Wonderful entry! Love the overview of all combinations. Your patterns are well chosen and look very good worn together.
jen_e said... (3/16/08 10:19 AM) Reply
Wow, very impressive! You did a great job with the planning, the sewing, and now the finished "exhibit." Nice way to feature all outfits. You have inspired me to get back to working on mine!!
snapdragonfly said... (3/16/08 8:47 AM) Reply
Great Work- in the running for winning surely?if you're bored now you have finished so quickly, why not run a hat up from your scraps? You look to suit a sassy titfer! Congratulations.
Darla in PA said... (3/16/08 8:29 AM) Reply
Your wardrobe turned out great! What a great job you did getting it finished so quickly. Enjoy wearing it!
mylittleelephant said... (3/16/08 8:07 AM) Reply
Wow, what a great wordrobe! Very inspiring mixture of colours, love them! Good luck and enjoy!
blue mooney said... (3/16/08 7:59 AM) Reply
What a great wardrobe! It all works together! Great job!
KathleenS said... (3/16/08 0:49 AM) Reply
Great work, very inspiring!
Sew Confused said... (3/15/08 10:28 PM) Reply
Great work, Dawn! All your outfits look great. Of course, I know the secret to your speedy completion lies in the quality of your "assistants."
SewLil said... (3/15/08 10:27 PM) Reply
You are amazing! I don't know how you did all that with 2 little kids in tow.
leanmeansewingmachine said... (3/15/08 10:16 PM) Reply
Wow, I love your style! You put fabrics together that I would never consider and the results are fantastic! The wardrobe looks very "you" - definitely defines your style. Congratulations!
anuprabhu said... (3/15/08 9:17 PM) Reply
Wow - you work, and you have kids, and you have time to sew? I'm so impressed! When do you have time to sleep? =) This wardrobe looks so great - chic, modern, versatile...Great job!
Stephenie said... (3/15/08 7:54 PM) Reply
Congrats, Congrats, Congrats!!! Everything looks great!!
Kris32 said... (3/15/08 6:34 PM) Reply
This is amazing! What good work you have done. Enjoy it.
lilyofthevalley said... (3/15/08 6:33 PM) Reply
OMG, gorgeous wardrobe; each piece looks as fab as I knew it would, and together, wowza! Are you the first one done, you little speed sewer? I hope you're as happy w/your results as I am. Brava! -Lily
Sigrid. said... (3/15/08 6:30 PM) Reply
Wonderful, great job. You really got a very versatile wardrobe. Congratulations on finishing so soon!
Lori V said... (3/15/08 6:13 PM) Reply
All your outfits look fantastic. Congratulations on all the sewing.
AquariJenn said... (3/15/08 6:11 PM) Reply
Great job! Is there a prize for being done first? :) Have fun wearing all your new outfits. They look great!
Leora said... (3/15/08 5:49 PM) Reply
Wowsa, you sew fast! I love your skirts!! and your tops... and your pants... oh, it is all so nice on you!
born2bead said... (3/14/08 11:41 AM) Reply
I'm really impressed with how you are just clipping along with your wardrobe. I'm really enjoying this contest both from my own work plus watching everyone else's coming together. I especially like the little brown jacket. Very cute!
thaiyal said... (3/10/08 11:52 AM) Reply
yay! Just one more to go!!!
Stephenie said... (2/18/08 5:12 PM) Reply
Wow! You sew fast!! Everything is looking so good so far. I really like the stripe knit.
cecelia said... (2/15/08 8:54 AM) Reply
Wow, you're 1/2 way done! Can't wait to see everything finished.
Cre8tv said... (2/10/08 1:15 PM) Reply
cabinbaby said... (2/8/08 10:09 PM) Reply
Cre8tv, I just copy/pasted the picture of the patterns into my drawing program and then cropped out everythign except the view I wanted. Then I just added the swatches next to it. There are several tutorials if you search for them on this site.
Cre8tv said... (2/7/08 6:14 PM) Reply
I enjoy seeing all the collections posted for the contest, including yours. How do you create the story board with line drawings and fabric? I really like how you did yours.
lilyofthevalley said... (2/5/08 11:13 AM) Reply
I'm pretty interested, too, to see how the striped Jalie top works up. Your colors are luxurious; I love brown and wine together. Good luck. -Lily
angie.a said... (2/5/08 7:55 AM) Reply
Great pattern choices! It's going to be beautiful when finished!
RuthieSews said... (2/5/08 6:32 AM) Reply
Lovely colours and concept, I really like the stripe knit. It'll be so exciting as the wardrobe begins to come together for real.
cabinbaby said... (2/4/08 10:30 PM) Reply
Carolyndh, it is a top and it will have to work with all of it. In real life, the browns do go together and the wine and browns look nice together too. I just hope other people think so. ;)
Carolyndh said... (2/4/08 9:18 PM) Reply
Is your Duroesque garment a top? if so, I am wondering if it will be worn over the slacks you have in red or one of the skirts? Your selection looks really yummy!
Rhonda in Montreal said... (2/4/08 8:28 PM) Reply
Have FUN! Good luck, too! Looking forward to seeing your wardrobe...
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