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thecuriouskiwi

http://thecuriouskiwi.wordpress.com/

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22 August, 2011

  • 05:50 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the project Ikea Hack = Happy Sewing

    You can buy it by the meter just like at a fabric shop and sometimes they have a remnants bin. Look for the heavy canvas (they do light weight cottons as well) because it will wear much better :)



20 August, 2011

  • 01:20 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the article BurdaStyle Upgrade: Our New Gallery Section!

    I agree with the link comments already posted, would be great to click on the photo or have the links come up beside it so you can go to that members project page or their studio but apart from tha…



14 August, 2011

  • 09:44 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the project Bright Tights Big City

    I’m a huge fan of this fabric too, I made a skirt from it! LOVE Ikea fabric, it makes great clothing items. You placed the pattern really well and chose a great pattern to show it off, excellent fi…

  • 09:40 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the project My grey Stella jacket

    I LOVE the crochet trim, beautiful! The stellar pattern is great and I love mine, I can’t believe more people haven’t made it up! Your fit is excellent, great job and I’m glad I’m not the only one …

  • 09:36 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the project Plain Jane Kasia

    I love the kasia skirt, I’ve made two, looks great in plain colours as well. Great fit xx

  • 09:33 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the project Pink Hoodie with flowers

    Cute!! I love the lining, been meaning to try making a hoodie for ages :)



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27 July, 2011

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the forum topic User info on other company's patterns.

    I agree with wzrdreams. I think BurdaStyle are missing the point, this suggestion is not about buying more patterns from other companies. It’s about posting our projects and linking to ANY pattern,…



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12 July, 2011

  • 07:39 PM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the forum topic What is Open Source Sewing?

    You could load it into a program like AutoCAD as a raster image and re-draw the parts you want to change.

  • 07:36 PM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the forum topic User info on other company's patterns.

    Oh yes that’s what I was trying to explain but I forgot you can do it with any member pattern also. I think it would be great to link to ANY pattern, like Simplicity 1234 for example, I could tick …

  • 02:28 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the forum topic User info on other company's patterns.

    I know what you mean, I think you’ll find this kind of search at sewingpatternreview.com :) You can search for any pattern (well most of them) and it shows you all the uploaded versions by members…

  • 02:20 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the forum topic No Serger...What do I do

    I zig-zagged all my raw edges for years until I got my overlocker. It’s sometimes a pain on lightweight fabrics but I’ve not had any of my old projects fall apart yet :) Back then I never knew abou…

  • 02:17 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the forum topic Wedding Dress Book

    Susan Khalje’s Bridal Couture is pretty amazing and it helped me heaps with my dress. You can’t buy the book anymore but you can get it on her website on CD which is great.

  • 02:15 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the forum topic Shameless Advertising

    I don’t know about this: http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/sexy-strings-swim-suit
    Their website says professional dressmaking, hardly a hobby project…?

  • 02:13 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the project Gray Pinstripe Ruby Shorts

    Beautiful detailing xx oh and it matches your nails ;)

  • 02:11 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the project Star Wars Millennium Falcon Bed for Barbie

    Wow great job! It looks nice and comfy for Barbie. I used to make my Barbie furnishings too and little cushions and blankets etc. I think you should add a curtain next, like a princess bed, that wo…

  • 02:07 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the project Pink Chiffon Dress

    Oh my gosh! I have been wanting to make this dress for ages, I’m so glad I saw your version, it has renewed my desire to make it…well maybe when Winter is finished :) I could never quite find the…

  • 02:01 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the project The Picnic Date Dress

    There are so many great versions of this dress, including yours, great colour combo!



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24 June, 2011

  • 11:42 PM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the project Pink Pleats Dress

    Hot! I love two tone dresses that look like a top and a skirt, great job and she could definitively wear this again! :)



19 June, 2011

  • 06:57 AM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the forum topic Member bios gone?

    Project titles have also been shortened so you cannot read the full name of the project



14 June, 2011

  • 09:10 PM

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    thecuriouskiwi commented on the article My Vintage Vinyl Fashion Inspiration!

    I’m a bit obsessed with Barbie patterns, I’ve collected quite a few, I love them! I haven’t made anything yet but I’ll get to it. I bought myself a vintage Silkstone Barbie to play dress up with :)…