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26 February, 2014

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the article Sewing the Perfect Patch Pocket

    The pocket will pop (pun intended) out more If it’s cut cross-grain. Right now, it blends in with the main fabric unless that’s the effect you want. Also, there are also pocket templates out there….



17 June, 2013

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the project Ruffled Knit Top

    I should add that one version of this top is sleeveless – as you can see above. The one with sleeves? That’s metallic jersey on the sleeves.

    Ok. Burdastyle why are the images smooshed? They make …

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    FabricUiPhoneApp added the project Ruffled Knit Top
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    I used View from Simplicity 3634 to make this top.While it was a size 10, I really could have used a size 8, which would have been a better fit. Still I love this top, and I’ve more than a few rend…

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6 June, 2013

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the project Floral Yoke Dress - Summer 2013

    This is a brilliant use of a quilting fabric on a garment. Too many sewers try to make dresses out of quilting fabric, and it just doesn’t work. Quilting fabrics have no drape. Sewn up into a dress…



4 June, 2013



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15 May, 2013

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the article Hair Bands DIY

    On the subject of headbands, I would say foldover elastic is a sewer’s best friend. I see plenty of pricey headbands made from this stuff at Target, etc….when all it would cost you a few dollars …



14 May, 2013

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the article Club Tropicana: 11 New Sewing Patterns

    I love the contrast satin straps on the maxi dress…and that print is too die for! It’s terrific that Burdastyle also shows the same print fabric in the pants. I think sewers like to see fabric us…



13 May, 2013



10 May, 2013

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the article Top Stars: 6 New Sewing Patterns

    I think the first pattern – the straight-cut blouse – is my favorite. I think I’d use silk…which can warm or cool you as you need it…and I’d prime my fabric with Sullivan’s stabilizer spray to …



9 May, 2013

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the project My new Katjusha

    What a beautiful picture -and you’re looking very retro from head to toe. I have a question about the car. What is it? The year? What’s the backstory on this vehicle? I always love that stuff….



8 May, 2013

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the project Ruffled print top

    It looks like I’m selling fabric or patterns…I’m not. I’ve written a smartphone app, a ref guide with more than 100 fabrics…the ruffled jersey is not there yet, but it will be soon because I lo…

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    FabricUiPhoneApp added the project Ruffled print top
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    This is one of many tops that I think I made with a basic butterick top. It’s exquisite for using the bolts and bolts of ruffled jersey prints (Called Pizzazz) at Vogue Fabrics, Evanston, IL. Not c…

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6 May, 2013



1 May, 2013

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the pattern Satin Dress 04/2013

    I like pattern, so simple. It’s weird how many sewers shy away from this fabric – I’m not sure if it’s intimidating because it’s slippery or they feel the shine will attract too much attention.



22 January, 2013

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the article Twenties Sophistication: 8 New Patterns

    I like the photo composition. The daybed in particular because I have one too. An old one with crackled original paint. It’s a beauty, and the springs and coils on it resemble the one used in this …



16 January, 2013



14 January, 2013

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the pattern Princess Seam Pencil Skirt 04/2012

    This skirt, in #that@ teal color, is what I want to wear. But can a pencil skirt be worn with flats? I ask because I cannot safely wear heels at this point in my life. Pencil skirt + flats = dorky?



9 January, 2013

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the article Featured Member: Gigette

    Wow…sewing for guys…I think I’ll do that when I have a serious man in my life. I’ll avoid the dreaded knit syndrome (knit a scarf for a BF and break up). I’ll just make rad piped plaid shirts (…



7 January, 2013

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the project Adventure of a Knit Newbie - Purple Renfrew

    I love knits..and I think more people would sew with knits. There’s no need to be afraid with the right food, tension and needles. Gosh, I now own more knit fabrics (and jerseys) than wovens! Anyho…



23 December, 2012



20 December, 2012

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the project little Van Gogh sunflower dress

    What a lovely Dubai find! I’d imagine for those of who are stateside…we could find something like this at Mood Fabrics or any of the New York City fabric shops. Just look. And congrats on the bea…



14 December, 2012

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the article Snow Day: 7 New Children's Patterns

    I like the shiny puffer vest….and I’ve wanted to make an adult version for myself for a while now. If I get the instructions for the child’s version, I can work on my technique, make a gift in th…



2 November, 2012



27 April, 2012

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the project Marinière top

    What a great way to use leftover (??) stretch lace…And I have so much of that in my stash! I do like the contrast with the striped jersey. And that sexy bac! This top is full of a surprises, comi…



4 April, 2012

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the project Long Cardigan 03/2012

    I love this cardigan…which could be made with a lettuce hem. Somehow I keep picturing a bargello print (Missoni) knit for this…It would look for European for a fractice of the RTW price. Yeah, …



29 December, 2011

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the project Going Steady Top

    You did a wonderful job matching up the plaid print…that takes a lot of advance planning but you did a great job! Congrats…and I’m sure your grandmother would be very proud.



16 November, 2011

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    FabricUiPhoneApp commented on the article Featured Member: lauramae

    There must not have been enough space…but the story failed to mentioned your amazing knititng skills. Yes, friends, lauramae’s on Ravelry. FInd her there and friend her.