22 July, 2014
dorion commented on the article Space Odyssey: 10 New Women's Sewing Patterns
I wish the crabby commenters would understand that just because you don’t like it, doesn’t mean there isn’t someone who does.
Anyway, as for the photo-print fabric, take a look at spoonflower.com….
18 April, 2014
dorion favorited the pattern Zip Up Jacket (Plus Size) 10/2011
dorion favorited the pattern Blouson Jacket (Plus Size) 09/2012
dorion favorited the pattern Zipper Jacket (Plus Size) 01/2014
dorion favorited the pattern Side Panel Pants (Plus Size) 01/2014
dorion favorited the pattern Panel Dress (Plus Size) 01/2014
6 September, 2013
dorion commented on the article True Grit: 11 New Plus Size Patterns for Adventures
Hey, I think this collection is very poor as well, but there’s no reason to denigrate the model! She is who she is, and she’s doing her job. And complaining about models being “too skinny” or "too …
1 January, 2013
dorion commented on the project Princess Dress Pattern
Excellent choice — and great inspiration for a Michigander. :)
31 March, 2011
dorion commented on the article Zipper Accessories
I’ve always loved zippers! I’m happy that all these different colors and projects are coming out all the time.
22 February, 2011
dorion commented on the article Making Button Rings + Comment to Win a Copy of "Button Ware"!
I had never been all that interested in buttons until my grandmother gave me a stash of pearl buttons and ebony shoe buttons from HER mother. Very precious to me.
25 January, 2011
dorion commented on the article Sewing with SINGER® and The Martha Stewart Show: Make Your Own Reversible Purse
My first sewing project was a little quilting sampler that my great-grandmother taught me how to sew. I’m not sure I sewed anything again for another 20 years, but once I picked it back up, I was h…
4 January, 2011
dorion commented on the project 10/2010 Puff Sleeve Dress with Leather Cut Outs
How do I know in what sizes this is available?
23 December, 2010
dorion commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 23 Win a Clover Prize Package!
This is sort of a terrifying question to answer… :) Excluding fabrics, the past year I probably spent about $300 on sewing stuff.
21 December, 2010
dorion commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 20 Win HUSQVARNA VIKING® Sewing Machine!
Honestly, my Husqvarna cost almost $1,500. That was an investment, and I knew it. Ten years later, I have had ZERO problems with it. The fact that I’d never had to upgrade as my skills improved, an…
dorion commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 21 Win the Rowenta Pressure Iron and Steamer!
I am a fiend for clearance sales; I never buy anything full-price if I can help it.
14 December, 2010
dorion commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 14 - Win a Notions Basket from Prym!
“People will say we’re in love.” Silence of the Lambs :)
9 December, 2010
dorion commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 9 - Win ModCloth Accessories!
I’d pair the bag with this sadly out of stock dress
and the scarf would really sing with this jacket
21 September, 2010
dorion commented on the article Backstage with G-Star Raw and Comment to Win!
My favorite denim article ever is a beaten up, sunbleached bucket hat that I wear when I’m working in the yard. It always seems to block just enough sun without getting in my way or making me hot. …
22 December, 2009
dorion commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Over a Week Long Giveaway, Win a PFAFF® hobbylock™ 2.0!
The fabric store is a big inspiration to me. And as trite and over-used as it is, nature — I’m consistently thrilled by the color combinations I find in the yard. If you say "yeah, purple and gree…
15 December, 2009
dorion commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win an Oliso Smart Iron!
My iron is about half as smart as I am, which is to say, not very clever at all.
22 September, 2009
dorion commented on the article BurdaStyle at the American Sewing Expo this Weekend!
I live near Novi and look forward to this expo every year. I can’t find much by way of schedules though — do you know what time you’ll be having the fashion show? I’d love to make sure I’m there t…
5 December, 2008
dorion commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win an Etsy Gift Basket!
2 December, 2008
dorion commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win a $100 Mood Fabrics Gift Certificate!
Enter me in the drawing please!