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deChez

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31 December, 2011

  • 06:16 AM

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    deChez commented on the project Fleece Coat

    Thank you. I’m fortunate to have a little indie fabric store in my neighborhood — they have the best selection of buttons I’ve ever seen…all in little boxes, so you can purchase only the quantit…



30 December, 2011

  • 11:54 PM

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    deChez commented on the project "Switchabout" Blouse 1950

    Very cute, and clever. Thanks for posting the pattern!

  • 11:51 PM

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    deChez commented on the project White-Blue Sailor T-shirt

    Very cute…great use of your stash.

  • 11:50 PM

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    deChez added the project Vintage Fabrics
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    One day I was lucky enough to come across a box of vintage fabrics (1970s) in the FREE section of Craigslist. Going through that big box was the most fun I’ve had in a long time. Here are a few of …

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  • 11:30 PM

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    deChez added the project Denim Work Shirt Re-do
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    One of my favorite things to do is garment reconstruction…here are 3 of the men’s work shirts I’ve done. I think my favorite is the pull-over shirt (I cut the bottom off, turned it around and sew…

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  • 11:18 PM

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    deChez added the project Fleece Coat
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    I used a heavy fleece, and modified Vogue pattern 1129 for this fleece coat. The Vogue version has the scarf attached down past the sleeve, and across the waist, leaving the neck open — I wanted a…

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  • 11:12 PM

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    deChez added the project What the...?
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    There’s a reason why it looks like I mugged a couch, and drapes to make this shirt. I purchased this fabric on-line to make a pillow, but once I had it in my hands, I wanted to wear it. I used Simp…

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  • 11:04 PM

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    deChez added the project Asian Print Skirt
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    After admiring a one yard piece of fabric one of my sewing students brought to class, she gave it to me! There might have been enough fabric there for a simple gathered skirt, but I’m not getting a…

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  • 10:50 PM

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    deChez commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 30 - Win a Prize Pack from Westcott!

    To keep your good cutting shears out of the hands of husbands, and kids, I advise my sewing students to buy an inexpesive combination pad lock for their scissors, and just lock the handles together…



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