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4 September

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    Sep 4, 2013, 03.16 PMby marnieann

    Found you! xmarnie

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      Sep 29, 2013, 07.26 AMby gillthecat

      aha just gonna post something

26 July

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    Jul 26, 2011, 08.48 PMby flowergirl22

    its been such a jurney, from talula bell’s baby outfit to the all grown up ones,, ooooooooooooohhh,, next will be the,,,,, fill in your own gaps

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      Jul 27, 2011, 12.11 AMby gillthecat

      i really hope one day to make all her special events think i could do it now though,, has been hard work but fun on the way !!! as for red dress yes i will make it ive got some red silk maybe thats the answer flash red dress x

11 May

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    May 11, 2011, 03.25 PMby tilshmil

    Yay, I look forward to seeing what you’ve made. So get posting them! :o)

2 February

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    Feb 2, 2011, 09.23 PMby katensew

    This dress — maybe it can be rectified/revamped ? Or something ? Don’t give up !!

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      Feb 7, 2011, 01.11 AMby gillthecat

      actualy i tried it on today not feeling as old or as fat and decided it might be ok must get some photos up soon x

25 January

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    Jan 25, 2011, 03.45 PMby katensew

    thanks for your reply. I recently hale from Buckie on the Moray Firth coast, now living south of the border !A At first my husband wore a white tuxedo ( like Humphrey Bogarde ! ) and I wore a full length gown . Then he purchased a military uniform ( from the market ) and loved to wear that ! I have seen men wearing wider trousers with turn-ups and fairisle sweaters— or golfing style sweaters, waistcoats. Look for accessories like ties, cravats — two tone shoes ! In case he doesn’t fancy the full rig-out ! I am celebrating Burn’s night tonight with my English neighbours !! I have added you as a friend ! Strange about the cats !!

6 December

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    Dec 6, 2010, 03.25 AMby freakusbzzz

    You should come round one day. Tuesday afternoons, Wed ZFri or saturday are good.We could also do a stasg swap. I have lots of fabric from finished projects.

    I tried to send an email but it didnt work. my son is 3.5 . How old is hamish?

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      Dec 6, 2010, 03.37 AMby gillthecat

      hey hamish is same age wow, how great where are you in perth ? were in bassendean my email is gillcordiner@iinet.net.au ,, i have lots of fabric im slightly ashamed of it,, one day ill be found out mornings are best for us as lulu has a huge afternoon kip from 12.30 till 3

27 November

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    Nov 27, 2010, 06.23 AMby nishavinod2009

    wow! u sew like crazy, me thinks u dont sleep… ur studio is inspiring and intimidating… keep sewing! ur daughter will b proud of u!

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      Nov 27, 2010, 06.29 AMby gillthecat

      hey thanks so much i do a lot of sewing but i also make silver jewellery and am an artist too, on top of having a 2 yr old and 3 half yr old i keep VERY BUSY, JUST HOW I LIKE IT,, ALWAYS LIKED MAKING THINGS, X

22 August

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    Aug 22, 2010, 10.42 AMby carolyn-s

    Happy birthday! What am I working on? cord pants, two dresses, chambray shirt, two refashioning projects… what about you?

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      Aug 22, 2010, 11.37 AMby gillthecat

      my god your a busy bee, im working on a couple dresses for summer some tshirts, and some blouses also im making some jewellery, ive started silversmithing course, and might try some leather too, and lulus birthday next month, also on the verge of starting painting again,, well im at the thinking stage !!

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    Aug 22, 2010, 09.48 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    Happy Birthday hun, have you made yourself a special birthday outfit? :) Hope you had a good day, see you next month xx

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      Aug 22, 2010, 11.34 AMby gillthecat

      i made a really nice dress but forgot to put it on,, hectic day, but lovely, hey what you up to just now,, ps onto season 5 im soooooo addicted

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      Aug 22, 2010, 12.13 PMby thecuriouskiwi

      Went away for the weekend so not much sewing. Got to finish those jeans this week, just have had no time, halfway through a mac coat and I want to make the lady grey before winter ends properly. Supposed to be making hubby a jacket too :) Finally got my wedding invites off so I can actually get some sewing done!

18 August

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    Aug 18, 2010, 02.11 AMby carolyn-s

    Oh, (dumb me) I can see from your profile it’s the 22nd Aug…! later!!

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      Aug 18, 2010, 07.11 AMby gillthecat

      thanks for that .what you working on ?

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    Aug 18, 2010, 02.09 AMby carolyn-s

    Is it your birthday? If so, Happy Birthday!!

12 August

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    Aug 12, 2010, 07.11 AMby monodd

    Thanks for your comment (=

9 July

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28 May

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    May 28, 2010, 09.05 AMby kayla-day

    Edinburgh is beautiful. I can’t think any other city in the UK I’d rather live in…however, I can think of plenty other cities in Europe I’d love to live in ;-) I still have the travelling bug I’m afraid. Hope you have a lovely time over here! If I spot you in the street I’ll be sure to say ‘Hi’ :-)

27 May

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    May 27, 2010, 11.09 PMby carolyn-s

    Hope you have fun in scotland!!

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      May 27, 2010, 11.27 PMby gillthecat

      will do, see what you have been up to when i get back !

25 May

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    May 25, 2010, 12.31 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    Heya, I just ordered it so not here yet but I’ll swap ya for a week alone with that Patrones magazine hey? :)

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      May 27, 2010, 11.27 PMby gillthecat

      hey my pal in madrid sent me 289, 290, 291,, in 291 i soooooooooooooo want to make that peplum green 50s top and skirt, and the dress, wow

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      May 28, 2010, 12.44 AMby thecuriouskiwi

      Lucky girl, I love all the issues! That whole glamour section in 291 is great, the dresses!

17 May

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    May 17, 2010, 03.00 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    hey lucky mummy, so what brand did you get? How awesome!! Got the new Patrones today, very hot, love everything in it, such beautiful dresses and tops, can’t wait until next summer to whip some of them up!

15 May

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    May 15, 2010, 07.50 AMby carolyn-s

    thanks for your comment! I love your projects, and their titles are gorgeous!! Some of the titles gave me quite a chuckle as I was looking through… Your children are so lucky to be the recipients of your talent, and I hope you make tallulah bells’s wedding dress one day too!

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      May 15, 2010, 10.15 AMby gillthecat

      thanks for that, hope my eyesight holds up till shes old enough,, i do love making things for them, and myself although my ability is not yet up to my ambition yet,, must remember to make an effort with my titles,, look for ward to your next progect,, im making a mint green 1960 skirt and jacket very jackie o must get some white gloves !!

13 May

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    May 13, 2010, 07.02 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    I think after 2 or 3 years you can consider your collection complete and cancel the subscription, they repeat after that, same pattern just newer fabric, I’ve already seen double ups for patterns and I’ve barely got 1 years worth!

12 March

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    Mar 12, 2010, 02.28 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    Woohoo, January Burda just arrived! :) Did I beat you this time? Hehe xx

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      Mar 12, 2010, 09.06 AMby gillthecat

      i got mine too ha ha ha

10 March

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    Mar 10, 2010, 05.58 AMby jojoconstance

    Hih hi, I had a look in some tailoring books at the library, but also there is Gertie’s blog heaps of info on coats, she made lots of posts when she did her’s so have a look there and see if it helps you out :)http://www.blogforbettersewing.com/search/label/coat You won’t need that much specialist equipment just a bit of time and patience

9 March

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    Mar 9, 2010, 08.31 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    I was going to message you to see if you had your burda Jan yet cos I don’t have mine either, I feel like I have missed a whole month out! Anyway, I usually get it around the 12th so maybe next week…I wrote a little blog about the new Patrones here: http://burdastyleclubs.ning.com/profiles/blogs/patrones-289-february-2010 I just used the ning page cos I don’t have my own blog, maybe I should start one…anyway, it is pretty awesome! So you want to make a coat? I think they are easy, when I made my Hikaru it was my first coat and I didn’t find it too hard, and the Stella pattern was easy too, if you get stuck I’ll be happy to help :) I want to make a trench coat for this winter, might try and find some fabric for it this weekend…let me know :)

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      Mar 9, 2010, 10.53 AMby gillthecat

      cool i might attempt a patrones coat nice one there,, good luck trech coating see you at weekend, bloody burda

20 January

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    Jan 20, 2010, 01.08 PMby freakusbzzz

    yup..a ball gownt, huge waste of time cause i’ve got heaps of work to do, no chance of winning, plus I’ll never wear it. Heaps of fun though

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    Jan 20, 2010, 10.46 AMby freakusbzzz

    Are you doing something pink and red?

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      Jan 20, 2010, 11.03 AMby gillthecat

      weirdly im making pyjamas, in pink with red piping,, see if they are done in time, what bout you

18 January

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    Jan 18, 2010, 03.02 PMby kosmika

    Thanks! i’m still unsure about the size.. we’ll see. :)

23 November

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    Nov 23, 2009, 06.26 AMby gillthecat

    ive got 2half yr old hamish and lulu is 14 months quite similar,, ive got about 6 magazines recent ones if your near by come round for a look were in bassendean

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    Nov 23, 2009, 06.16 AMby freakusbzzz

    Hey Gil,

    Cllaudette is 9 months and I have a boy as well, 3 in March. I checked the ottobre magazine years ago, but not recently. Will do that when I’ve cleaned the toilets!

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    Nov 23, 2009, 04.42 AMby gillthecat

    how old is your wee girl?? have you looked at ottobre magazine its from finland, brilliant kids patterns

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    Nov 23, 2009, 04.02 AMby freakusbzzz

    Hi Gill,

    I saw all your things a few days ago. Very cute stuff you make for TB. I am going to cave and make some pretty things for my little girl too. If I get the time.


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      Nov 23, 2009, 04.42 AMby gillthecat

      how old is your wee girl?? have you looked at ottobre magazine its from finland, brilliant kids patterns