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Cynsin

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27 May, 2014

  • 09:57 PM

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    Cynsin commented on the forum topic Selling a dress made from someone else's pattern?

    Also, even if you (or Vogue or an individual" put language on your pattern that says copyright, that does not mean the U.S. Copyright office has actually approved it and, even so, it would have to …

  • 12:10 AM

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    Cynsin commented on the forum topic Wrinkles on Shoulders - I Don't Know What to Do

    Also, many fabrics “crunch” and wrinkle. I love linen and don’t worry about wrinkles. Prefer natural woven fabrics.

  • 12:09 AM

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    Cynsin commented on the forum topic Wrinkles on Shoulders - I Don't Know What to Do

    It’s a very attractive pattern and I applaud your bravado in pursuing this. I am wondering if you can do something that prevents the lining from peaking through and, at the same time, tightens the…



26 May, 2014

  • 11:43 PM

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    Cynsin commented on the article Get Ready For Summer At The Sewing Studio

    Aside the couture linen dress and the 20 totes to be completed by July 4, I am on a quest to use some of my stash on summer tops that work well for the office as well as the weekend. I need to fin…

  • 11:36 PM

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    Cynsin commented on the article Mastering The Midi Skirt

    Coco Chanel said the knee was the most unflattering part of a woman’s anatomy :-) Midis rule!

  • 11:33 PM

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    Cynsin commented on the forum topic Selling a dress made from someone else's pattern?

    This is a quote from the U.S. Copyright office:
    First, copyright protection for the designs of useful articles is extremely limited. The design of a useful article(11) is protected under copyright …

  • 07:59 PM

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    Cynsin commented on the article What's Your Favorite Notion?

    Another favorite notion is the sticky measuring tape. I was using it for slipcovers only. However, I’m making a linen dress using couture techniques and it works really nicely on the hand picked…

  • 07:53 PM

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    Cynsin commented on the forum topic Selling a dress made from someone else's pattern?

    So many patterns are so generic and so similar, it seems that, unless there is a very unique design element never used before – and that would be a stretch – most patterns are open source. What ab…



23 May, 2014

  • 08:49 PM

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    Cynsin commented on the project Pleated Designer Dress Member Model Challenge

    This is lovely! I am so fond of linen and this came together so nicely.

  • 12:07 AM

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    Cynsin commented on the article What's Your Favorite Notion?

    My newest favorite is a notion I’m sure many other sewing gadget “junkies” like me have purchased only to have it sit in a drawer languishing…beeswax. I currently am constructing a lovely linen …



22 May, 2014

  • 01:35 AM

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    Cynsin commented on the article Silk Lining for a Couture Finish

    It doesn’t appear that the silkworm is “boiled” with the cocoon, but, rather, removed before processing:

    Silkworm Cultivation
    Silkworm farms nurture millions of the tiny creatures, who subsist on …