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5 January, 2010

  • 02:33 AM

    doarkface commented on the article Outerwear: I Am Freezing

    Last winter, my mother splurged and got me a really nice, weighty, double breasted Brooks Brothers coat. It keeps me warm from the neck to mid-calf, but my ears and toes freeze off because I always…

  • 01:11 AM

    doarkface commented on the forum topic How to stop knit from fraying

    Just to add – if you know exactly what needs to be done to make the dress fit right, you might be able to do it yourself. Certain kinds of knits won’t unravel, including jersey knits. If you can ve…

4 January, 2010

  • 10:24 PM

    doarkface commented on the project the pistachio green dress

    Love, love, love! The design is lovely to begin with, but you’ve put it together perfectly. I wasn’t sure which of the new Colette patterns I was going to get, but now this is definitely one of them.

  • 10:11 PM

    doarkface commented on the project Itty Bitty Twins in Dresses

    Oh my goodness! You’ve got the cutest girls ever, and they look great in their dresses.

  • 09:50 PM

    doarkface added the project Toiletries Bag - With Elephants!

    I made this to replace an old, beaten-up bag that my boyfriend had, since he got me a lot of really cute fabric for Christmas. I used a woven fusible interfacing to make the outer fabric stiffer, a…

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  • 02:15 PM

    doarkface commented on the project Coffee Date Dress

    It’s such a beautiful and well-fit dress! The pattern is so versatile, too!

  • 11:41 AM

    doarkface commented on the article What do you like about the Paola Wrap Dress?

    A lot of the details were really unique – I really love the collar and buttons. Most importantly, this is not the type of pattern that you could buy from any of the big pattern companies, or one th…

10 January, 2009

  • 02:13 AM

    doarkface added the project Pleated Wrap Dress

    Wrap dress with pleated detail at the waist. This was my third garment…I started messing around with different methods of finishing seams/hemming, some of them with good outcomes. The hem of the …

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