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arsarca

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29 June, 2009

  • 04:32 AM

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    arsarca added the pattern elliot "moose"
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    A wonderful, easy-to-make stuffed moose for kids. I used only already-used material, stuff that was destined for the dump, so this was a zero-footprint project! (Thread excluded, though.) Instructi…

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13 June, 2009



28 March, 2009

  • 06:55 AM

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    arsarca commented on the project SAMIRA DRESS

    hey that’s really pretty! are those the vintage buttons encircling the waist, or is it a belt of some sort?



24 March, 2009



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19 March, 2009

  • 07:38 PM

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    arsarca commented on the project Sally's Kasia

    wow, i love the colours! nicely done!

  • 06:29 PM

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    arsarca commented on the project Larissa

    I have to agree with the commenter above about the price: patterns take time and energy to create. While I think Burda’s motives with this website aren’t entirely altruistic—like I think the free …



18 March, 2009

  • 10:55 PM

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    arsarca posted a message on hooley's wall

    hi hooley, thanks for the kind remarks about the picasso shirt. i posted this on the original, but just so you know: the “scarves” are sewn down the front. it’s hard to see in this photo… i’ve h…

  • 06:54 PM

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    arsarca commented on the project "picasso" rip-off shirt

    the “scarves” are sewn down the front. it’s hard to see in this photo… i’ve had a devil of a time getting photos up on this site. if you click on the original, you can see it better.

    and thanks…

  • 03:38 PM

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    arsarca added the project "picasso" rip-off shirt
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    I really liked Elizabeth & James’ “Picasso” shirt (see http://www.shopbop.com/picasso-shirt-elizabeth-james/vp/v=1/845524441840465.htm) but I’ve decided to sate my desire for neat new clothes by ma…

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  • 12:12 PM

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    arsarca commented on the project Wide-legged boy's trousers

    wow! your little boy is so charming and i love those pants! i have a little boy myself— i think it’s great not to dress them tastefully, not like little army recruits or sports. not that there’s a…



12 March, 2009

  • 05:29 PM

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    arsarca commented on the project Second Cup Coffee date Dress

    Wow. The inside of yours looks a bazillion times better than the inside of mine. But now I want to figure out how to do those French seams, too!
    Nice work, lady!

  • 02:49 PM

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    arsarca added the project my new coffee date dress
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    My version of the very popular coffee date dress. I think I resewed just about every seam in this dress more than once. I made a size too big (I can’t remember which size, in the end!) so I had to …

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  • 02:36 PM

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    arsarca commented on the project puff sleeve shirt

    wow, yeh, the bedsheet thing is a great idea. i really like the look, too— i wasn’t sure about this pattern, but the way you did it looks awesome.
    i manage to find great fabric at secondhand shop…



11 March, 2009

  • 08:38 AM

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    arsarca commented on the project Silk Dupioni Trimmed TSkirt

    wow, that’s beautiful. what was the fabric content of the t-shirt? i’m always hesitant to combine cotton jersey with silk, just for laundering concerns… but this seemed to turn out really nicely!



9 March, 2009

  • 12:48 AM

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    arsarca posted a message on nehmah's wall

    thanks! please post a picture of the toy when you’re done… i’m so excited by the feedback i’ve received! (i also just uploaded better instructions, but by the looks of it, you probably don’t need…



8 March, 2009

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    arsarca added the project my daughter's flower dress
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    I usually hate floral prints, especially on little girls, and flouncy dresses like this. But this one rocks. The print is gorgeous, and the back detailing makes it a little unexpected. My daughter …

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7 March, 2009

  • 06:43 PM

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    arsarca commented on the project Silver leggings

    woohoo! i love getting sewing supplies from 2nd hand shops, too. these worked out so so well!



6 March, 2009

  • 08:24 AM

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    arsarca commented on the technique Sew a Rib Knit Band

    I think she means “press” as in apply pressure. With an iron. That’s turned off. It’s a bit confusing, isn’t it?



3 March, 2009

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    arsarca commented on the project BBW COAT

    i like it! i think if you added some sort of cinch around the waist, it would definitely look less dumpy (or potentially dumpy— i actually don’t mind it like this anyway). also, i have bought wond…



24 February, 2009

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    arsarca commented on the project Mirela's Yoga Pants

    your photos make me smile… gonna try these out…

  • 12:39 PM

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    arsarca added the project elliot "moose"
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    I unsuccessfully felted an old, holey sweater (unsuccessfully as I think the label lied & the “100% pure virgin wool” label only applied to the wool component of the sweater) and turned it into a v…

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  • 12:28 PM

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    arsarca added the project polka dot button skirt
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    A lovely flowing skirt made with material I bought from Value Village. Button waist set assymmetrically, two darts on waistband.

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