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firenice468 commented on the article Fabric.Com Giveaway
Measure twice—or thrice—and cut once! I may have learned this one the hard way, and more than once :)
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6 December, 2012
firenice468 commented on the article Comment to Win "Sew Decorative: Quick and Easy Home Accents from Sew News"
i’ve been meaning to make curtains for AGES!
2 November, 2012
firenice468 commented on the article Comment to Win "New Dress a Day"
Can’t wait to make the Empire Dress – so classy, versatile for day-to-night, and flattering! http://www.burdastyle.com/pattern_store/patterns/empire-dress-82012
12 February, 2012
7 August, 2011
firenice468 favorited the project Teal Silk Party Dress: Simplicity 3965
firenice468 commented on the project GreatWallOfChina Froc
I’ve been coming back to this post for months, the dress is beautiful and your hairstyle and shoes make it a fantastic outfit! i’ve been looking for the pattern everywhere…any chance you’d be wil…
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19 May, 2011
firenice468 commented on the article Comment to Win from Arrow & Kangaroo Sewing Cabinets
I am pining after a sewing machine for after I graduate college, and will need a table too for the tiny apartment I end up living in!
16 May, 2011
firenice468 favorited the technique Dress shirt to skirt refashioning - Fiskars unzipped
11 May, 2011
firenice468 commented on the article Comment to Win "Building Patterns: The Architecture of Women's Clothing!"
I would draft a pattern combining all the lines most flattering on my body…sweetheart or v-neckline, fitted bodice, full skirt, and eye-catching pleats and darts!
10 May, 2011
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13 January, 2011
firenice468 added the project On the Sidelines Sweater
Sweater based on “On the Sidelines” pattern from Twinkle Sews, by Wenlan Chia. I have to say this pattern was very confusing and often vague, I had to improvise a bit, but am very happy with how it…
firenice468 added the project Floral Contour Dress
My contour bust dress! I LOVE the bodice of this dress, it fits well and looks great! The skirt was trickier…the tutorial says to use a rectangle of fabric and gather it, but as I have hips that …
firenice468 added the project Floral Flutter-Sleeve Dress
Floral dress made using Burda Pattern for “Dress with Ruffled Hem and Sleeves”
I’m very happy with how this one turne…
30 December, 2010
firenice468 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 30 Win a Sulky Thread Assortment!
My mom taught me, and she taught herself before that!
29 December, 2010
firenice468 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 29 Win Rowan Thread Collections by Kaffe Fassett!
i’d like to see more wardrobe remakes like the recent contest….It seems a shame to throw out old clothes when i can potentially turn them into something fabulous!
27 December, 2010
firenice468 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 27 Win a Janome Magnolia 7034D Serger!
I shop Zappos often, i like to look at ModCloth but have yet to buy anything, and Gilt Groupe…but if I know a store and a product that i’ve tried before I’ll order it online, like from Victoria’s…
26 December, 2010
firenice468 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 26 Win a Rhinestone Start Up Kit from M&J Trimming!
I usually sew for myself, but I also sew costumes for shows and gifts for friends!
23 December, 2010
firenice468 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 23 Win a Clover Prize Package!
I’d have to guess…maybe $50 a year? but great notions can really make a project!
20 December, 2010
firenice468 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 20 Win HUSQVARNA VIKING® Sewing Machine!
i’ve just spent a huge chunk of my savings on two other big investments (a new flute and a trip to india), but if i saved up again for a few years, i would spend $500 on a machine :)
19 December, 2010
firenice468 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 19 Win Fiskars Fabric Scissor Set!
i found burdastyle a year or two ago when looking for project ideas and patterns, and my mom also showed it to me after the made a bag based on a burda pattern
17 December, 2010
firenice468 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 17 Win an Oliso Smart Iron!
it’s hard to find good fabric, period, in the suburbs….a lot of the stuff you see at JoAnn is not really wearable, sadly. Boston is better though :) Also I have trouble finding invisible zippers …