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dcollins45

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11 July, 2015

  • 11:09 PM

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    dcollins45 commented on the article BurdaStyle US Summer Magazine Is Here

    I purchased the digital magazine a few days ago and I can’t find the pattern insert download. Only the magazine portion is available under the “Get Instructions” link. There is no "Print Pattern at…



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21 June, 2014

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    dcollins45 added the project Merino Top and Skirt
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    Sometimes accidents turn out well. The ties on the original pattern looked awful on me. They just wouldn’t drape right under my chest. So I cut them off and accidentally snipped a hole in the colla…

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    dcollins45 added the project Lightweight Sweater
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    Made from a modified KwikSew 3567, a raglan sleeved tee. I need more sweaters for the freezing lab I work in.

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10 April, 2014

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    dcollins45 commented on the article Palazzo Style: 8 Plus Size Patterns

    Baggy, saggy, slouchy, and even better . . . elastic waistbands! Maybe they’re good for an apple shape, but not for a plus size hourglass shape, unless I were as thin as this plus size model. Oh we…

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    dcollins45 commented on the article Designer Pattern: Pleated Blue Dress

    I would love to see this made up in a sample garment. It would make deciding whether to purchase much easier. Also, the fashion sketch (with set in sleeves) doesn’t match the technical drawing (wit…



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18 February, 2014

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    dcollins45 commented on the pattern BurdaStyle Magazine 2014 Spring Digital Issue

    I figured out how to get the pattern inserts. There’s a link called “Print Pattern at Home” in your Pattern Library. The “Get Instructions” link only get’s you the magazine content.

    I still can’t …

  • 11:52 PM

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    dcollins45 commented on the pattern BurdaStyle Magazine 2014 Spring Digital Issue

    I figured this one out. You get the magazine by clicking “Get Instructions”. You get the pattern inserts by clicking “Print Pattern at Home”. I think when I bought it two days ago, the "Print Patte…



30 November, 2013

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    dcollins45 commented on the article Board Meeting: 8 New Plus Size Patterns

    Tika, if you click the link to the pattern page there’s usually a photo of the garment on a dress form. I almost always find this photo gives a better idea of the shape of the garment.



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7 May, 2013

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    dcollins45 commented on the project Lacy Pencil Skirt

    Thanks Ginger! I need to have a photo session with hubby so I can post what I’ve made the last 6 months.



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6 March, 2013

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    dcollins45 commented on the project Just Call Me Ms. Pac Man

    After seeing this I had to look at the rest of your projects. I love how quirky and fearless you are. I agree that you’ve struck a great balance with this one between classy and quirky.

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    dcollins45 added the project Lacy Pencil Skirt
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    I found this Anna Sui lace knit at emmaonesock.com. It two layers of nylon mesh with cotton thread woven through them. I actually bought it for a shirt but had enough left to make this simple self-…

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13 February, 2013

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    dcollins45 added the project A Rectangle
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    This was an easy way to use up a rectangular piece of scrap fabric. I made what would be called pin-tucks if they weren’t so wide horizontally on the dress, then sewed down the top of each one and …

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