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Deanna31

Starting my clothing production business

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26 January, 2016

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic Pattern lacks instructions.

    The first thing you need to do is place the pattern on a 45 degree angle to the grain line on the fabric. The fabric has a grainline that runs symmetrically with the salvage. If you try to stretch …



22 January, 2016



18 January, 2016

  • 09:49 AM

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic Pattern lacks instructions.

    If you post a pic I might be able to find it for you or tell you how to construct it.

  • 09:46 AM

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic Eurostitch piece of junk

    Lol it’s very common to not work with one of those Im afraid.

  • 09:44 AM

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic Drafting a pattern

    If you post a pic I can tell you how to draft it.

  • 09:43 AM

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic Drafting a pattern

    Sure. I’m not sure what your skills are like, but it’s very involved.
    However I like to get a block/sloper or a very plain pattern and sew up a dress etc in calico. Then I draw on the lines of th…

  • 09:27 AM

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic Lining organza

    I think anything fine would be ok. Perhaps a stretch satin? Best thing might be to take a swatch with you to the fabric store and check the effect against the fabrics.

  • 09:18 AM

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic Adding sleeves to Bodysuit sloper

    Hi. It’s a bit tricky because the under arm has been lowered and the shoulder shortened, so you will need to alter that part of the pattern first.

    I think the easiest thing to do, would be to g…



12 January, 2016

  • 02:52 AM

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    Deanna31 commented on the project Learning how to do sleeves

    I changed my darts so that they went down from my bust and I found that the dart point wasn’t in a very good position. I cant see properly if you have the same problem or not..

  • 02:49 AM

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    Deanna31 commented on the project Learning how to do sleeves

    When you take it in the sides, you might want to extend the dart point to match too

  • 02:45 AM

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    Deanna31 commented on the project Learning how to do sleeves

    Sure.. You might not need to do it; but because the sleeve top part was so high, narrow and kind of pointy, and because I had to (on the bodice) take in half a centimeter at the end of the shoulder…

  • 02:30 AM

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    Deanna31 commented on the project Victory patterns Roxeanne top

    Absolutely gorgeous. I love the collar

  • 02:29 AM

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    Deanna31 commented on the project Dog Coats

    Nice design

  • 02:28 AM

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    Deanna31 commented on the project Dog Coats

    The pug looks so cute!



11 January, 2016

  • 02:47 PM

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    Deanna31 commented on the project Learning how to do sleeves

    Oh dear.. It’s a big problem.
    You need to take in the sides, shorten the shoulder, reshape the armhole, take in the sleeve to match the taking in of the sides, widen the top part of the sleeve. E…

  • 02:41 PM

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    Deanna31 commented on the project Learning how to do sleeves

    Lol I just finished the same project! What help do you need?



6 January, 2016

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    Deanna31 commented on the project Vintage chambray Shirtdress: Simplicity 6698 (1966)

    Looks great! Good fit and I like the rolled sleeve cuffs. I don’t know too much about the old way of interfacing with fabric… Is organza the usual fabric used in old days, for interfacing? Did yo…



5 January, 2016

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    Deanna31 commented on the project Juliet Style Wedding Veil

    I love the two comb effect!! The flowers both on the veil and in your hair was a really nice touch

  • 02:39 PM

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    Deanna31 commented on the forum topic Pop Ups

    Since posting, I have realized that I think I may have had a bug. But since posting, whatever Burda has done is working, because the pop ups don’t come up on the Burda website anymore. Thank you Bu…

  • 02:34 PM

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    Deanna31 commented on the article Intermission: 10 New Patterns

    I love the top with the gathered shoulder!!! All 3 of them!

  • 02:30 PM

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    Deanna31 favorited the pattern Seventies Style Blouse 01/2016