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26 January, 2010



12 December, 2009

  • 03:49 PM

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    brocadegoddess commented on the article Sewing Vintage: Selecting Fabrics

    If you’re not fabric shopping for a particular pattern, but are willing to stock up on stuff as you find it THRIFT STORES can be a fantastic resource! You aren’t always lucky, but if you can check…



13 November, 2009



7 September, 2009

  • 05:10 PM

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    brocadegoddess commented on the forum topic Who's Sewing for Fall?

    I’m so excited about fall sewing this year! Between my MA thesis and other, paying sewing projects I won’t get to do all I want, but I’m aiming for a few skirts (have started a rust-coloured wool …



18 August, 2009

  • 09:03 PM

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    brocadegoddess commented on the project Fatina

    I have to agree with Zora about the cost. This dress is ALL about the fabric, the pattern is just about as basic as you can get, there’s hardly even any shaping to it, I could draft one up from sc…



31 July, 2009



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2 December, 2008



21 October, 2008

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    brocadegoddess commented on the technique Pick the Right Thread

    Dear KateXXXXXX,
    Thank you so much for your post. Frankly, I think it’s a better how-to than the actual one.
    As someone who is becoming a serious natural-fibre snob and has mostly weeded synthet…



30 September, 2008

  • 02:15 PM

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    brocadegoddess commented on the project The Stinchcomb

    Dear Burda: Thank you thank you thank you for some chic menswear! I can’t wait to whip one of these up for my bf! (though that won’t be until next summer, boo-urns).

    Dear Rocketboy: I believe …



17 March, 2008

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    brocadegoddess commented on the project Blue Plaid with Microsuede Yoke Skirt

    This is really attractive looking – and you did a great job matching up the plaids. It’s so nice to see people put in that kind of care and effort.

    The only thing that is bugging me about it is…



12 December, 2007

  • 02:37 PM

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    brocadegoddess commented on the project New Year's dress '06

    I drafted the pattern for this one myself, using a couple of others for guidance.
    I got the fabric (surprisingly enough) off of ebay! They had the same pattern in black and red with gold accent…

  • 01:01 PM

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    brocadegoddess added the project party dress!!
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    beaded silk dress – the beading took way longer than I thought it would – and I actually had to do it twice because I had macine stitched the lines in gold thread first which ended up distorting th…

    Read on



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