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benew

trying to catch up on all of Burda's new fangled gadgets....

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15 December, 2012

  • 12:16 AM

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    benew commented on the project One More Ankara Peplum & Clutch

    The Ankara makes this cut so modern, I just love it!

  • 12:15 AM

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    benew commented on the project retro swim suit

    LOVE this! I think vintage swimwear can often go so wrong a lot of times, especially when it comes to flattering fit, but I just love this on you. Very, very well done!

  • 12:05 AM

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    benew commented on the project Heart of Wax

    Beauuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuutiful! You should sell these, girl! I’d be your first customer!



14 December, 2012

  • 11:58 PM

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    benew commented on the project little Van Gogh sunflower dress

    This shift is just lovely in the pattern. Fantastic find! Great piece in any wardrobe!

  • 11:54 PM

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    benew commented on the project My dress with polka dots

    Like a glove, girl, what incredible fit! And the polka dot works so well with your hair and complexion. I’m pea green with envy, as my mother would say. _



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19 November, 2011

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    benew commented on the project My autumn wedding dress

    I NOTICED this before the feature!
    You deserve it, I kept having to come back to the page.

    Stunning. Just stunning.
    Did certain parts of the construction or fitting give you any heartache?

  • 05:02 AM

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    benew commented on the project mustard yellow trousers

    No, really, why are these so great?!
    Were they difficult to make?



12 December, 2010

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    benew commented on the project BERNINA 3 Series 1912 party dress

    ::GASP::

    What DRAPING!
    I have never seen a twenty’s frock look so true to the time and yet so modern. The low back and ruffled sleeves are genius. You didn’t use a pattern? I am so amaze…

  • 07:24 AM

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    benew commented on the project Pleated Talisman Skirt

    You know exactly how I felt the first two months of the challenge!

    The temptation of the color in my closet was my biggest foe. fist shake

  • 07:23 AM

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    benew commented on the project Pleated Talisman Skirt

    Thank you! Omagash, I was so lucky. Since then, I haven’t come across anything that holds a candle to it.

  • 07:22 AM

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    benew commented on the project Pleated Talisman Skirt

    Thank you!

    I mean, honestly, what other place would a woman rather rest her chapsticks?

  • 07:20 AM

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    benew commented on the project Pleated Talisman Skirt

    oh my word, thank you so much! When I found it at the discount fabric store, I felt like I could almost drown in that deep purple. Good idea, fabric printers. Good idea. laughs

  • 07:17 AM

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    benew commented on the project Batik Anda -- my very first dress

    Juanitia, this is a beautiful first dress! The complexity and vibrant awesomeness your batik makes this dress look much harder than it looks! Wearable and suppper cute! I feel like I want …



3 December, 2010

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    benew added the project Pleated Talisman Skirt
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    For the Green By Design Summer Light Challenge, I wore only ten items of clothing for the whole summer, mostly a black cardigan, white t-shirt, and dark wash skinny jeans. To celebrate my accomplis…

    Read on



27 June, 2010

  • 05:01 AM

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    benew commented on the project Yellow braided tank

    super, super, cute.

    Did you create your own pattern for it or did you use an existing one?

  • 05:00 AM

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    benew commented on the project Frock by Friday: The Tara Dress

    Look at those STRIPES! They are mitered perfectly, my god!

    You are good. You are very good. (^_^)

  • 04:55 AM

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    benew commented on the project African patterned skirt

    Your skirt turned out so awesome. I’m really glad you were able to finagle the pleats to get the fit to do what you wanted! Beautiful.

  • 04:43 AM

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    benew added Ophelia K as a friend
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    benew commented on the project Open Your Heart Blouse

    hello, cutest top ever.



15 June, 2010



30 May, 2010

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    benew commented on the project The Picnic Frock

    Those pin-tucks! Those sleeves! That fabric!

    Good, Lord, what a great garment. You couldn’t have made or captured it better. And because they haven’t been mentioned: the yellow buttons are just pe…



6 May, 2010

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    benew commented on the project The Gala Dress

    su.perb.

    really.

    the color, the fabric, and the contruction are phenomenal. I bet you looked great!! _



4 May, 2010

  • 05:27 AM

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    benew commented on the project Fancy waist skirt

    That WAIST line! That print! They are honestly so great.

    And the joy of making pockets. sigh I totally know how you feel.

  • 05:24 AM

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    benew commented on the project Carina Dress

    This dress is superior. In every way.

  • 05:22 AM

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    benew commented on the project Milhazes-inspired Corset

    So Cute. SO Good. I love how well you executed her concepts. I will definitely have to travel to Rio and check out the sweet fabric scene!

  • 05:20 AM

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    benew commented on the project Twinkle Sews - Take Manhattan

    Really???! That’s a beginner project! I am honestly fooled. You did a fantastic job— it has so much hanger appeal. I will definitely have to try it some time.

  • 05:18 AM

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    benew commented on the project Teal Madeleine

    Score on 6 yards of Shantung! The teal is simply stunning and she looks so good in it. Bravo on all your hard work! I see what you mean about the overlay and flower but your design in real life is …