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janetheclerk

after an exhaustive hiatus, i'm back. facebook be damned!

Techniques

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17 July, 2012

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    janetheclerk commented on the project mambo italiano

    i think what’s happening at the back is that the back waist measurement is too long for you. if you can pin it up and tuck the extra away without destroying the look and the length, it should get …



8 July, 2012

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    janetheclerk commented on the project Cravat for Emrys

    the response to this pattern is really wonderful, i’m really flattered. just two things:
    1) i’m a luddite, and i don’t check into the internet all that often, which is why i often send the pattern…

  • 10:17 AM

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    janetheclerk commented on the project Cravat for Emrys

    hi
    sent – finally!
    thanks

  • 10:17 AM

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    janetheclerk commented on the project Cravat for Emrys

    hi
    sent!
    thanks



31 May, 2012



30 May, 2012

  • 07:24 AM

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    janetheclerk commented on the project Sweet in Pink

    indeed! we should spend more time at the ironing board than at the sewing machine. my advice on the ruffles is to take some cheap fabric, make up the front of the bodice, don’t worry about lining …



28 May, 2012



16 May, 2012

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    janetheclerk commented on the project Motivation

    this is so cool! i think i’ve figured out how you did the pattern. i will try it, and if i fail, i will beg you for a pattern. i’m lucky in that we have warm winters (and unbearable summers), so …

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    janetheclerk commented on the project Cravat for Emrys

    hi
    it’s on its way to you!
    thanks
    sandy



6 May, 2012



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1 April, 2012

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    janetheclerk commented on the project I cannot have too many LBD's

    for a beginner, it looks like you’ve mastered some very complex sewing techniques. don’t be discouraged by the fiddliness of this pattern, it will be significantly easier the second time around. …

  • 06:07 PM

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    janetheclerk commented on the project Tango Panto

    this is so great. i wish i could wear blocks of colour, but it all ends up going pear. the contrasting colours are wonderful, and the 60s look will be fabulous in winter with knee length boots.

  • 06:03 PM

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    janetheclerk commented on the project Mad Men "Joanie Dress"

    they really are the best :)

  • 08:34 AM

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    janetheclerk commented on the project Simplicity 1877 - fitted dress

    i really like the pseudo empire line. i will give it a go, and the two darts are great too.

  • 08:21 AM

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    janetheclerk commented on the project Mad Men "Joanie Dress"

    this is lovely! is the top cut on the bias, as it seems to have a bit of a cowl? if not, how did you get that effect?



29 March, 2012



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14 November, 2011

  • 09:26 AM

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    janetheclerk commented on the project Easy Winter Cape

    oh this is wonderful. i’m travelling to london over new years, and i live in a very warm, tropical place, so i’ve been wanting to make a jacket, but i don’t have heaps of the fabric i want to use….



13 November, 2011

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    janetheclerk commented on the project Peppermint Delight

    i do a lot of full circle skirts, and the best tip i can offer is to have a very small hem – less than 1cm. i do my hems in a way that’s obvious to me, but my friends all find it curious. before …

  • 04:31 PM

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    janetheclerk commented on the project First Frost

    this is lovely! i’ve been experimenting with partially translucent fabrics lately, but haven’t tried anything with as big a print. i love what you’ve done.

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    janetheclerk posted a message on janetheclerk's wall

    i’m sure it will! they are so easy, and i’m sure you’ve cracked it by now. i’d love to see.