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Karolien Van Riel

Contest - 2015Pattern Hack

Foxy Louisa

Originally, I was not planning to enter in the Pattern hack category, but while working on my plain Louisa, I started thinking about an alternative way to use this great pattern. I left out the zipper in the back and…
Contest - 2015Plain & Simple

A touch of gold

Although I like contrasting fabric, sometimes less is more. For this Ileana dress, I only used contrasting fabric on the pockets and the lining. The touch of gold in the buttons and sleeves gives the dress the little extra. That,…
Contest - 2015Plain & Simple

When in Paris..

This Ileana dress is one of my daughter's favourite dresses because of the full circle skirt. I personally like the pattern for it's many options to use contrasting and matching fabrics. And because there are buttons! Any pattern with options…
Contest - 2015Mix & Match

Indian Summer

Lately, my big little one is into horses. She wants horses on every dress I made and so I found this beautiful fabric that was very much alligned with today's fashionable colors. I decided to go for an Ileana and…