23 June, 2009
julies commented on the article Knock-Offs Knocked Out!
I understand that this is a sewing and design blog, of course, and that’s why we’re discussing this issue, but given present circumstances—
last Monday, the unenlightened Governor of my state ann…
13 June, 2009
12 June, 2009
julies added missmagnolia as a friend
18 January, 2009
julies commented on the project Built by Wendy coat lined with silk
I love your choice of buttons and fabric.
Wish I could see this on a model to get a better sense of the shape.
16 January, 2009
julies commented on the project Grey and Black
I get what you mean about wishing it were a lighter fabric, but I like the construct of this one… makes it look uniform-eque. I’d probably wear it as a dress and make one in the lighter fabric t…
5 January, 2009
julies commented on the project Nichola in Muslin
What happened the first time?
I’m about to begin the Nichola pattern and I would like to skip the muslin stage since I’m using inexpensive fabric.
30 December, 2008
I do appreciate a straight pants pattern, but the crotch is … I’m not sure how to describe… a bit too taut? A bit off? It limits the choice of fabric.
julies commented on the project mand's nichola pants
I don’t think I could be more impressed.
27 December, 2008
julies commented on the project my very first home made dress :)
You go, girl!
I love the collar!
24 December, 2008
julies commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win a Singer Sewing Machine!
I’m a little bummed about this being the last of the giveaways. This has been fun. I hope you do it again next year. I don’t know why it’s so exciting thinking I might win, but everybody likes t…
23 December, 2008
This is not actually my creation, but that of my 8-year-old daughter who’s too young to have her own Burdastyle account. With her permission, I wanted to share this creation with the world so thos…
julies commented on the project Swede Skirt
Looks so great! It makes me want to pull every skirt from my closet and straight away trim them all up!
22 December, 2008
julies commented on the project `Pink zebra` tunic
When I see ensembles like this, I wonder, What came first? The belt or the dress???
I’m a mess about accessories. I don’t make them, and I abhor shopping. It is beyond my shopping savvy to fi…
julies commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win Switch Craft: Battery-Powered Crafts to Make and Sew!
How cool! I don’t think I would be terribly interesting in wearing one of these myself, but I have a 3rd grade daughter who is making great progress on her sewing skills designing outfits for Barb…
20 December, 2008
I finished this last week in size 44, and I’d love to post a pic in My Creations, however, I am waiting to acquire a mannequin or dress form because my stretch marks aren’t fit for the light of day…
19 December, 2008
julies commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win Lotta Jansdotter's Simple Sewing Book!
It’s getting to be like the prize is better and better every day!
18 December, 2008
julies commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win a Custom Dahl and Dane Tote Bag
I love hemp. I just had a dream about hemp last night. I was making hemp trousers.
17 December, 2008
julies commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win A Falke Turtleneck!
9 December, 2008
julies commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win a Singer Rolling Sewing Machine Tote Bag!
I take my sewing machine with me all around… from my sister’s wedding to my weekly Girl Scout meetings. And I never knew there was such a thing as a sewing machine tote. Huh. Whaddya know?
8 December, 2008
julies commented on the project Indigo Blu Denim Kasia
This is wonderful!!!
I am just as impressed with your savvy shopping. Buttons for 5p? I wish!
julies commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win Amy Butler's Little Stitches for Little Ones!
It would be nice to win one of these since the odds aren’t terrible.
Sewing for babies is the best because if you make a little flub, they don’t complain. :)
5 December, 2008
julies commented on the project Cotton Tunic - Built by Wendy
I prefer this dress to the wool top you made, but I fully appreciate how you made different looks from the same pattern. The more casual top is actually more wearable. I covet this tunic in wool….
julies commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win an Etsy Gift Basket!
Please PLEASE let it be me!
2 December, 2008
julies commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win a $100 Mood Fabrics Gift Certificate!
please let it be me!!!!!!