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chillwear

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27 January

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    Jan 27, 2016, 03.35 AMby watermelon1

    hello

    May I ask you about a post of yours from April 1st 2014 please? You made the dress out of the same fabric as is on the cover of the pattern 6883 by McCall’s. You say in the comments to your post that you bought the fabric from Joann’s. Would you be able to help me by telling me what you searched for. I am looking high and low for the same fabric. If you could help me in any way, that would be fantastic. Thank you! With regards, Luca

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      Jan 30, 2016, 02.26 AMby chillwear

      I doubt Joann fabric still has this fabric. I bought it in store & I’m not sure what the name of the fabric is. Sorry I couldn’t be of more help.

19 February

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    Feb 19, 2014, 01.30 AMby kinsmana

    I love your projects! They are all so fantastic. So many great dresses.

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      Feb 19, 2014, 03.18 AMby chillwear

      Thank you!

28 June

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    Jun 28, 2012, 05.24 AMby leokadia

    Ich finde hier so viele wunderschöne Kleider, einfach herrlich!

11 February

6 February

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    Feb 6, 2011, 10.53 PMby harrietbazley

    Re mismatch on plaid dress (sorry, site crashes multiple times whenever I try to reply on a comment page): I once spent several months on a long crochet cardigan with a wavy stripe pattern. After I’d carefully measured up for and sewn on all the ten(!) buttons to match the buttonholes down the front, I noticed that the stripes didn’t actually match up any more when I did the cardigan up!

    I’ve been meaning to adjust the positioning of those buttons for a year or two, but somehow I just don’t think it’s going to happen….

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      Feb 7, 2011, 05.46 PMby chillwear

      I can relate, it’s tough to go back and fix those errors… often I just want the instant gradification of just finishing a project ;-). If you look at the project (plaid & ruffles) in my studio you’ll see the plaid is matched perfectly. I did not try at all to match any of the plaid on that top, not sure how it turned out so perfect….go figure!

8 May

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    May 8, 2010, 01.33 PMby ajtak7171

    Oooooh, I LOVE your style! I “found” you because of the featured Cynthia Steffen dress and came to look at your other things – gorgeous, all of it! So I added you to my friends in order to see upcoming things… happy sewing (oh, I know the fabric/time dilemma…). Take care!

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      May 8, 2010, 07.23 PMby chillwear

      Thank you very much for the lovely comments. The Cynthia Steffe dress was a test of my patience ;-).

21 February

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    Feb 21, 2010, 10.59 AMby galatina

    Thanks for the links about the flowers – what a find! Loads of great things. Huge thanks and I look forward to seeing more of your great designs.

1 February

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    Feb 1, 2010, 01.36 AMby sewobsessed

    I have just spent the last 30 minutes or so looking through your fabulous 21 projects. I love your style and fabric choices. I would love to wear any of your projects. I really admire your work.

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      Feb 1, 2010, 03.00 AMby chillwear

      Thank you very much for the lovely compliment! I just love to sew, I’ve been sewing since I was a kid. It never gets boring….. ;-)