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11 February, 2015
elisabetsy favorited the pattern Wrap Dress with Sash 10/2011
elisabetsy favorited the project Mary skirt
3 September, 2014
elisabetsy commented on the article A Special Invitation... Don't Miss The Sewing Party!
I am sooooo looking forward to this event!
19 August, 2014
elisabetsy commented on the article Comment to Win and Make Your Own Bias Tape!
I like it as an alternative to a waistband, and also it makes a nice contrast on the facings inside of a jacket..
elisabetsy favorited the pattern Button Down Retro Dress 09/2014
9 August, 2014
elisabetsy commented on the article Starting Your Own Sewing School: Turn Your Hobby into a Curriculum with Staff, Students, and Strategic Growth
Looking forward to taking this! Wish I could participate live, but I will watch it after.
3 December, 2013
elisabetsy commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Husqvarna Viking 6D Premier Embroidery Software
On my wish list: a rotary cutter and fabric marking pencils
17 October, 2013
elisabetsy commented on the article Fabric.Com Giveaway
Patience! But really, I’d say getting creative with your mistakes. Everybody makes them. Lots can be fixed. Lots only you will know are there. The biggest ones take some creativity. For example: Di…
28 September, 2013
4 August, 2013
elisabetsy commented on the project Textured Tank Top
Work is in progress—still need to make the front!
elisabetsy added the project Textured Tank Top
Burda Style Knit Tank Top #163 posted in July 2013 online.
Slightly modified for less of a ‘y’-back.
elisabetsy favorited the pattern Knit Tank Top 07/2013
8 January, 2013
elisabetsy commented on the article Comment to Win "BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern"
Love the 40’s for its hourglass silhouettes.
20 December, 2012
elisabetsy commented on the article Comment to Win "Sewn by Hand: Two Dozen Projects Stitched with Needle & Thread"
Haven’t hand-stitched much in recent years besides hems. I did embroider a little red ladybug last summer while I was working on a template to use on some tea towels.
elisabetsy commented on the article Comment to Win "Thread and Bobbin: Simple Sewing Projects"
I remember hand sewing a felt coin purse shaped like a cat. Machine sewing first project was an apron for home ec. Graduated quickly to a dress for myself! All successful because I took my time to …
17 December, 2012
elisabetsy commented on the article Comment to Win "Make It Sew Modern: Gather, Twist, Pleat, Texture"
I use gathers most often but I like pleats the best!
13 December, 2012
elisabetsy commented on the article Comment to Win "Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion and Fun"
Hmm. Rotary cutters seem new and so useful. And washable fabric markers.
12 December, 2012
elisabetsy commented on the article Comment to Win "Sew Retro: 25 Vintage-Inspired Projects for the Modern Girl & A Stylish History of the Sewing Revolution"
I am inspired by right now! Love the current resurgence of interest in vintage styles from all decades!
10 December, 2012
elisabetsy commented on the article Comment to Win "Alabama Studio Style: More Projects, Recipes, & Stories Celebrating Sustainable Fashion & Living"
Weekend afternoons when I can.
2 November, 2012
elisabetsy commented on the article Comment to Win "New Dress a Day"
The Coffee Date Dress! It’s so versatile and fairly quick to sew up. http://www.burdastyle.com/patterns/coffee-date-dress-multisize-sample
6 August, 2012
elisabetsy commented on the article Modern Enchantment: 8 New Patterns
Love the crochet necklace tutorial! Great idea to add DIY accessories to go with the lovely patterns.
13 March, 2012
elisabetsy added the project Vintage Modern Design Challenge Dress
This is the “Jumper Dress” free e-pattern from Indygo Junction made from a color blocked mix of fabrics for interest. The sleeves and center front seam were eliminated. Pockets are inset instead of…
6 January, 2012
elisabetsy favorited the project 12/2011 Long sleeve maxi dress
elisabetsy commented on the article New Patterns: 7 Ways to Wear Green
28 December, 2011
elisabetsy commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 28 - Win BAGGU Bags! 5 Winners!
Yes, indeed! My husband was inspired to make his own pajama pants. A friend was inspired to get over her fear of her sewing machine. I am always encouraging when it comes to do-it-yourself things. …
27 December, 2011
elisabetsy commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 27 - Win the 2011 Threads Magazine Archive DVD-ROM from Threads Magazine!
No room for a dedicated space so I usually use the coffee table for sewing stints.
26 December, 2011
elisabetsy commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 26 - Win the Newest Sewing Titles from Chronicle Books!
I couldn’t pick just one style or silhoutte! There are so many I like.
elisabetsy commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 25 - 5 Winners will Receive a Copy of Sweat Shop Paris!
Anything that I’ve ‘upcycled’ is pretty crafty—usually combines draping and pattern pieces. Also made a baby quilt with animal figures that incorporated embroidered, crocheted and knitted elements.
24 December, 2011
elisabetsy commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 24 - Win Sewing and DIY titles from STC Craft|Melanie Falick Books!
I wish there was an indie shop right in my neighborhood! Fortunately I’m in NYC so lots of places within reach. The most recent craft book I purchased from a local shop called Inside Astoria. Most …