1 October, 2013
26 April, 2013
josephina commented on the project Baroque print summer dress
Just gorgeous, where did you find this amazing fabric? Kudos to you for spending the time to lin…
25 April, 2013
josephina commented on discussion topic Pattern Paper
Cheap interfacing works well. It’s transparent, and can be stitched together as a makeshift toil…
josephina commented on discussion topic Can't find good fabrics!
Roselan, sadly you won’t find many nice, cheap fabrics in Australia. You can find some cheaper o…
2 April, 2013
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27 February, 2013
josephina commented on the article The Oscars: What the Stars Wore!
I think Charlize looks amazing. I love Amy Adam’s dress but I don’t think the colour suits her.
20 February, 2013
josephina commented on the image BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern Contest 2013
Yes I voted on the artwork too as the link wasn’t working. I have it working now but can’t change…
16 February, 2013
josephina favorited the project Pointing Out Dress “BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern Contest 2013”
23 November, 2012
josephina commented on discussion topic Performance sports wear
Are you looking for supplex? It’s generally used for yoga wear and is stretchy, firm and wicks s…
3 November, 2012
josephina commented on discussion topic Please help!
Have you considered adding a separate underskirt? Not sure if it would work, as it’s hard to see…
5 August, 2012
josephina commented on discussion topic Fabric to make clothes for hot & humid trip in Sept.?
I live in a tropical climate and mostly wear cotton, linen and cotton silk blends. Cotton lycra,…
11 July, 2012
josephina commented on discussion topic Fabric dye
You can buy the full colour range of Dylon dyes at pharmacies in Australia. Supermarkets here o…
10 July, 2012
josephina commented on the article Sail Away: 6 New Plus Size Patterns
I am plus size (on the bottom half in particular), and a lot of these designs would work well for…
11 February, 2012
josephina commented on the project southern winter
The dress looks fantastic. Did you have to make any alterations for a strapless version, or is t…
29 January, 2012
20 October, 2011
josephina commented on discussion topic Right side or wrong side of fabric?
Where the pattern is cut on folded fabric I was always taught to fold fabric right sides together…
13 October, 2011
josephina commented on discussion topic Adding a fur collar and cuffs to an old winter jacket
You definitely need a leather needle – fur is not woven (unless it’s faux fur), so a normal needl…
29 August, 2011
josephina commented on discussion topic Waistcoat patten
Or do you mean this vest?
18 August, 2011
josephina commented on the article Silk Lining for a Couture Finish
I fell in love with silk when I moved to North Qld. While you can’t wear it all the time, it’s a…
15 August, 2011
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6 August, 2011
josephina commented on discussion topic Disaster! Possible bleach marks all over dress
I’ve had this happen to towels and other items because of undissolved powder detergent. I know b…
15 July, 2011
josephina commented on discussion topic help with the Jenny skirt 6058
Waistband – yes just iron interface on one side. Usually it is the inside.
I’m not sure what yo…
4 July, 2011
josephina commented on discussion topic Brother Sewing Machines - which to buy online?
My first machine was a basic level Brother and it still runs well as a backup machine. I like t…
14 June, 2011
josephina commented on discussion topic 1950's Swimwear
This company makes 50’s style swimsuits based on vintage ball gown patterns.