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carolyn-s

is sewing for summer!

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10 February, 2012

  • 12:25 PM

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    carolyn-s commented on the project A coat made with cashmere

    This is absolutely magnificent! Your workmanship is superb!

  • 12:23 PM

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    carolyn-s added the project My Darling Clementine
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    Loose and light enough for the hottest summer, which is what we are having! With French seaming throughout. It has interesting seaming; with a starburst of 6 seams meeting at a point on the centr…

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1 February, 2012

  • 08:11 AM

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    carolyn-s commented on the article Featured Member: Ralf Schmitz

    Congratulations on being the featured member, Ralf! Your work is always meticulous and beautiful, and it was wonderful to read more about you. I smiled when I read your comment on the tea, we are…



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24 January, 2012

  • 02:35 AM

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    carolyn-s added the project Blue-collar crime
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    Vogue 1248, made using scraps and odds and ends. I like the triple collars in the three different colours like this.
    also here

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  • 02:26 AM

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    carolyn-s commented on the project Rise Above This

    This is gorgeous! Those sleeves are so interesting. Self-drafted? Respect! You’ve done a magnificent job!



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10 January, 2012

  • 11:37 AM

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    carolyn-s commented on the article Featured Member: ladykatza

    It was so interesting to read your bio, and I loved those shots in the snow! You’ve made some beautiful things. I just adore your colourful maxi dress.. And about those shoes…mmmmm!!!

  • 05:16 AM

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    carolyn-s added the project Sorta Missoni
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    Inspired by this lovely Missoni style knit fabric, a sundress with a blouse-y linen bodice. The knit fabric a gift from Passiona Cottee

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3 January, 2012

  • 09:02 AM

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    carolyn-s commented on the article Featured Member: JuliaBobbin

    It was great to read more about you! Best wishes for an amazing 2012!

  • 06:56 AM

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    carolyn-s added the project Craig's shirt
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    A Christmas present for my husband… of Rowan shot cotton in True Cobalt, and using Burda 7767 with modifications.
    Sort of weird diagonal pockets and flaps, shoulder tabs and a cute decorative li…

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30 December, 2011

  • 12:29 AM

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    carolyn-s commented on the project Tim's shirt

    Thank you!
    I really enjoy the process of making mens shirts and have used this same pattern over 20 times, so I recommend it! This particular shirt was a challenge because of the fabric…! I reco…

  • 12:09 AM

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    carolyn-s commented on the project Sam's shirt.

    Thank you!

  • 12:07 AM

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    carolyn-s commented on the project Sam's shirt.

    thank you!



29 December, 2011

  • 11:30 AM

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    carolyn-s added the project Tim's shirt
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    I made this latest version of the pattern more shrunken and fitted to the body, and with small sleeves after noticing that hip n happening young guys are wearing their shirts like this now…
    Bu…

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  • 07:04 AM

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    carolyn-s commented on the project Ariation Wedding dress

    Absolutely stunning! I love the big skirt; so elegant. Amazing that this gorgeous dress was accomplished in such a limited time; congratulations!
    And congratulations on your marriage too!! :D

  • 07:00 AM

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    carolyn-s added the project Cassie's dress.
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    An adaption of a really old pattern …. Vogue 7610 from probably several pattern number rotations ago. I chose this pattern because it has straight side seams for the following reason; to preserv…

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28 December, 2011

  • 01:12 PM

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    carolyn-s commented on the project Sam's shirt.

    Thank you Poppy! It is a great pattern. I have a confession; I still have three other new Burda 7767 shirts not yet shown here nor on my blog yet. ;D



27 December, 2011

  • 09:04 AM

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    carolyn-s added the project Sam's shirt.
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    Burda 7767 (again!! this is version 18 of this same pattern), with short sleeves, shoulder tabs, simple button decoration on sleeve hem, curved lower hem, and 2 arrowhead breast pockets with arrowh…

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26 December, 2011

  • 04:15 AM

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    carolyn-s added the project Aegean gracefully
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    Named because
    a) it is a birthday present for my husband, and
    b) it is made of Rowan shot cotton, in colour Aegean.
    Using Burda 7767 with some modifications, namely two “coat of armour” breast…

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  • 02:01 AM

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    carolyn-s posted a message on Ralf Schmitz's wall

    A Merry Christmas to you too, Ralf! and wishing you a creative New Year to follow as well



15 December, 2011

  • 09:23 AM

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    carolyn-s commented on the project Pink Cotton Candy

    Ooh, soooo pretty! And your photos are amazing, love them. I haven’t seen fairy floss in ages…!



9 December, 2011

  • 12:28 PM

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    carolyn-s commented on the project City Trousers

    These trousers are absolutely lovely, and I would love some exactly like them :) congratulations on a beautiful design!