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katensew

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Yesterday

  • 06:09 PM

    katensew posted a message on katensew’s wall

    Thank you for your thoughts- I had few days away and feel much refreshed.

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16 April, 2014

  • 03:43 PM

    katensew ’s status has been updated to:
    My beautiful cat seen here, died on Sunday - bereft ....
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10 April, 2014

  • 06:19 PM

    katensew added kihli as a friend
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  • 06:18 PM

    katensew commented on the project Midnight Blue

    Many thanks for your comments.

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  • 06:02 PM

    katensew added the project called Midnight Blue
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    Using a remnant of lace and lining – costing about £5 I made this dress months ago and finally got to wear it today – as it was much warmer.

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6 April, 2014

  • 11:32 AM

    katensew commented on the project Polkadot Katjhusa dress

    Love these – my mother used to make us matching dresses when I was young – nearly 60 years ago. N…

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  • 11:32 AM

    katensew commented on the project Polkadot Katjhusa dress

    Love these – my mother used to make us matching dresses when I was young – nearly 60 years ago. N…

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  • 11:29 AM

    katensew added the project called Nautical feel
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    Using new fabrics and recycled fabrics I made these cushion covers ready for the summer !

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2 April, 2014

  • 07:39 PM

    katensew commented on discussion topic Burda pattern 7104

    You might find that your bust measurement has changed – so re-measure and cut pattern accordingly.

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1 April, 2014



31 March, 2014

  • 10:16 AM

    katensew commented on discussion topic Gents Jacket

    Yes and I discarded hundreds of patterns when I downsized !! Never mind I am building the stock …

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  • 10:13 AM

    katensew ’s status has been updated to:
    Cut out a blouse from leftover dress fabric
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29 March, 2014

  • 07:46 PM

    katensew commented on discussion topic Gents Jacket

    Thanks for your response – I’ve located a pattern from a woman who goes to the sewing social that…

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26 March, 2014



25 March, 2014

  • 05:37 PM

    katensew commented on discussion topic Modern jacket 132 buttonhole help

    It seems the idea is to cut the facing in line with the ready made slit on the front – yes and tu…

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  • 05:32 PM

    katensew ’s status has been updated to:
    Finished the 1951 dress - marked as " easy " -- it was not !
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21 March, 2014

  • 11:34 AM

    katensew commented on discussion topic sleeve openings for cuffs?

    I have been thinking about how to describe in words how to do the cuff/ sleeve openings – apart f…

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19 March, 2014



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28 February, 2014

  • 07:07 PM

    katensew added the project called Experiment with fabric sculpture
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    After watching a TV programme I realised that already knew many of the techniques described – so I set to to make myself a waistcoat. I used oddments of various weights of cottons and batting , int…

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  • 06:36 PM

    katensew commented on discussion topic Making a skirt/apron with NO pattern

    Turn over the top edge and put in elastic – this allows for some growth and comfort + ease of put…

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22 February, 2014



20 February, 2014

  • 02:09 PM

    katensew commented on discussion topic Attaching neck band

    There should be “ease” between the two – however you state that there is a significant difference…

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18 February, 2014

  • 06:29 PM

    katensew ’s status has been updated to:
    Experimenting with fabric manipulation and folding
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12 February, 2014

  • 02:52 PM

    katensew ’s status has been updated to:
    Lace dress, fully lined on the go !
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