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elenay

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9 December, 2014

  • 03:53 AM

    elenay commented on the project Faux leather handbag

    Thanks. I make a lot of bags and I don’t use commercial patterns – just make my own pattern after…

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  • 03:51 AM

    elenay commented on the project Faux leather handbag

    Thanks so much for the nice compliment.

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  • 03:51 AM

    elenay commented on the project Faux leather handbag

    I have a very old non-computerized little Bernina 1010 and I work the hell out of it. It is a won…

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  • 03:46 AM

    elenay commented on the project Faux leather handbag

    Thanks. I make a lot of bags and I don’t use commercial patterns – just make my own pattern after…

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  • 03:43 AM

    elenay commented on the project Scallop Linen Jacket

    This was made from a pattern that I made using parts of other patterns – mostly for the sleeves a…

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  • 03:41 AM

    elenay commented on the project Scallop Linen Jacket

    Thanks so much.

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  • 03:41 AM

    elenay commented on the project Scallop Linen Jacket

    Thanks – I am a bit particular about matching and sometimes I really angst over it

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  • 03:39 AM

    elenay commented on the project Scallop Linen Jacket

    Thanks so much.

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  • 03:38 AM

    elenay commented on the project Scallop Linen Jacket

    Thank you – I feel so lucky to have found this fabric. It was only a very small piece.

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8 December, 2014

  • 03:46 AM

    elenay added the project called Faux leather handbag
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    This bag is made from Marine Vinyl – not easy to work with but I am learning with a lot of trial and error how to sew with faux leather fabrics.

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  • 03:38 AM

    elenay added the project called Scallop Linen Jacket
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    By keeping the design simple and making 3/4 length sleeves – I had just enough fabric to make this jacket from fabric that I purchased from a fellow sewer’s stash. I loved the fabric – a screen pri…

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29 December, 2013

  • 06:30 PM

    elenay commented on the project Felt Hats

    Your hats are just beautiful. Makes me wish I lived down under where your college is. I have been…

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19 December, 2013

  • 03:18 AM

    elenay added the project called Red fleece hat
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    This hat is made with Polar Tec fleece – velour on one side and shearling on the other.
    I decorated it with a detachable pin that I made with a square of the fabric and a wood button.

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  • 02:59 AM

    elenay added the project called Houndstooth Hat
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    This hat is made from fabric that I purchased at a “bargain” store in Maine that sells everything from soup to nuts – including some interesting fabric. I first used this fabric to make a jacket an…

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22 May, 2013

  • 02:03 AM

    elenay commented on the project Vinyl Bags

    Thanks for your nice comment.

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  • 02:02 AM

    elenay commented on the project Vinyl Bags

    Thanks for your nice comment.

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  • 02:02 AM

    elenay commented on the project Vinyl Bags

    Thanks for your nice comment.

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  • 02:02 AM

    elenay commented on the project Vinyl Bags

    Thanks for your nice comment.

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  • 02:01 AM

    elenay commented on the project Vinyl Bags

    Thanks for your nice comment.

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5 May, 2013

  • 03:26 AM

    elenay added the project called Vinyl Bags
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    These bags are the latest frustrating project that I am working on. A bit of a challenge working with vinyl, a learning experience, and some fun working with this material.

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18 April, 2013



5 April, 2013

  • 02:53 AM

    elenay added the project called Green clutch/shoulder bag
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    This fabric bag can be used as a shoulder bag or just tuck the gold chain strap inside to use as a clutch.
    The bag is 12" wide x 7 1/2" high x 3" deep. It is lined with a brown polyester fabric an…

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8 March, 2013

  • 05:33 AM

    elenay added the project called Green Faux Leather Clutch
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    I am enjoying the challenge (and frustrations) of working with vinyl and this is another bag that I made using this material. I had the handcrafted glass button in my button stash and it was just a…

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20 February, 2013

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    elenay commented on the project Pink & Orange Bag

    Yes I did. I have an older model Bernina 1010, a very good basic, non-computerized machine.

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23 January, 2013

  • 03:05 AM

    elenay added the project called Rich Red Tapestry Tote Bag
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    This tote bag can be used as a stylish accessory as well as a handsome utilitarian tote bag. It is 12" high x 17.5" wide x 4.75" deep. It is lined with an interesting contrast fabric and has one d…

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  • 02:50 AM

    elenay added the project called Paisley Tote Bag
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    This tote bag can be used as a stylish accessory as well as a handsome utilitarian tote bag. It is 12" high x 17.5" wide x 4.75" deep, lined with one divided inside pocket and closes with a magnet…

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17 January, 2013

  • 04:30 AM

    elenay added the project called Fleece Beret
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    This beret is made with Polar Fleece in a pretty shade of violet and a subdued shade of blue. The flower decoration gives it a little extra pizazz.

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