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dixiediy

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23 March, 2011

  • 03:02 PM

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    dixiediy commented on the project Banksia Top

    wow, love the color and the collar! so adorable.

  • 02:54 AM

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    dixiediy commented on the project Laura's new Wallet

    cute! I like your fabric choice :)

  • 02:42 AM

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    dixiediy commented on the project Liberty Two Piece Tunic

    that fabric is incredible! I know what you mean, it’s so pretty you’re afraid to mess it up! i like the contrast with the white. great job :)

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    dixiediy commented on the project Lavender 2-piece top

    looks great! I’m glad it worked for you :)



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21 March, 2011

  • 05:08 PM

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    dixiediy commented on the project His & Hers Pendleton Wool Coats

    very cool! awesome fabric, too. love that print and it works so well for men and women.

  • 04:40 PM

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    dixiediy added the project Strapless Floral Dress
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    The pattern is an out of print McCall’s pattern (M5849) which I really enjoyed. It was the first time I ever attempted a garment that used boning and I liked working with something new. The pattern…

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18 March, 2011

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    dixiediy commented on the forum topic How do you store your patterns?

    I have a metal sewing “bin” that is the perfect size to fit patterns upright but now I have too many and need more space. I’ll probably either buy or make bins that can fit on a book shelf and then…

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    dixiediy commented on the forum topic Don't understand the sizing guide

    could you post the link for what pattern it was?

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    dixiediy commented on the forum topic A question for self-taught pattern drafters.

    I started by altering commercial flat patterns to fit the designs in my head. After awhile I had go-to pieces that fit me that I could use to build whatever garment I wanted (basically, pattern blo…

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    dixiediy commented on the forum topic sewing blogs?

    my blog is http://www.dixiediy.com

    i also like http://www.adventuresindressmaking.com/
    she doesn’t post as often as she use to but she has a good catalog of tutorials for altering t-shirts and als…

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    dixiediy commented on the forum topic The views of some of my projects were reset

    Me, too! All mine went from in the hundreds down to 50 or less. All started when the activity was shut off, too.

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    dixiediy commented on the forum topic I don't like ratings.... does anyone?

    I agree with everyone else’s thoughts on ratings. I think users use the rating system for different reasons (likely hood that i would want to try this project, whether or not I think the pattern is…

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    dixiediy commented on the forum topic paternmaking...sorta tough

    Have you tried working with a sloper pattern like Butterick 5746? I know McCalls has one too but I couldn’t find it right now. It is basically a fitted dress pattern made specifically for you to al…

  • 03:30 PM

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    dixiediy commented on the forum topic Do I need a serger?

    I was given a hand me down serger one Christmas. The person who gave it to me never used to although it was about 15 years old it was practically brand new. Unfortunately it was missing a few piece…