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27 November, 2011
hlh commented on the article Comment to Win ONE MORE "My Double Deluxe" Dress Form from Dritz!
I never can find my tailors chalk in the middle of a project and have little white broken slivers of it stashed all over the place, it is always lost…The shops near by never carry the big pieces …
25 May, 2011
29 January, 2011
hlh commented on the article Sewing with SINGER® and The Martha Stewart Show: Reviving Vintage Garments with the Girls from Some Odd Rubies
I love to rework vintage into new pieces. Sometimes the right print or texture is just trapped in another form and needs to be set free!
30 December, 2010
hlh commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 30 Win a Sulky Thread Assortment!
Grandma and trial and error.
hlh commented on the project 10/2010 Full skirted dress with cut-out bustline
This would be great in a plus. I would lengthen the sleeves to 3/4 length. And, use a stiffer fabric to give the dress some architecture.
29 December, 2010
hlh commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 29 Win Rowan Thread Collections by Kaffe Fassett!
I would love some pattern making tutorials.
24 December, 2010
hlh commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 24 Win a Gütermann Thread Box!
New York is a great city, Santa Barbara is a great place to live.
23 December, 2010
hlh commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 23 Win a Clover Prize Package!
$25 max per year…Unless I get a really wild project going…
22 December, 2010
hlh commented on the article Upcycling and Reclaiming Fashion
Good Post. Up-cycling, recycling, what ever it’s called, it is a solid response to an overly advertised, commercialized, and expensive industry. I think it will last, there is really no need to p…
hlh commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 21 Win the Rowenta Pressure Iron and Steamer!
Half Price! I love half price bin’s at fabric shops, patterns, thrift shops. 50% Discount are the magic words.
20 December, 2010
hlh commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 20 Win HUSQVARNA VIKING® Sewing Machine!
Considering how much use and how long I expected to have mine, I think around $1000 is safe. I’m all for re-furbished old machines for a better price. The machine is such a central piece in my h…
16 December, 2010
hlh commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 16 - Win Pendleton Fabric!
I would like to see more Fabric and textile articles, treatments, dye’s etc…I think it would bring more dimension to the site.
13 December, 2010
hlh commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 13 - Win a Singer Sewing Machine and Dress Form!
The best thing about visiting BurdaStyle.com is that there is always something new and inspiring on the home page! Great images and ideas always bring me back for more.
8 December, 2010
hlh commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 7 - Win Mood Fabrics $100 Gift Card!
I try to keep my cost’s as low as possible by re-purposing vintage pieces and searching high and low for the best price on quality fabric and tools. Usually twice a year I take on a bigger project…
24 November, 2010
hlh commented on the article Exploring Vintage Fabric: Barathea
Yes! Vintage men’s wear inspired fabrics are lovely and can make a very modern look…Barthea. I’ve been thinking of a jacket design and that would be a great fabric to work with.
12 April, 2010
hlh commented on the article What Makes A Sewing Book Great? Tell Us and Be Entered to Win!
I learned to sew with the help of a 1970’s photo copied sewing class handbook that I tied to a string and hung from the wall by an old classroom style machine at a costume shop I worked at. This bo…
25 December, 2009
hlh commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Over a Week Long Giveaway, Win a PFAFF® hobbylock™ 2.0!
Lately Men’s wear has inspired me. Tweed’s, plaid’s, a well cut suit and the intricate details that go into proper mens tailoring. Men’s wear uses patterns, paisleys and bold colors sparingly, ye…