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katensew

Sorry not been on for AGES again,5 weeks of FLU ! No sewing

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25 October, 2013

  • 08:13 PM

    katensew ’s status has been updated to:
    Made blouse and skirt for the winter
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22 October, 2013

  • 01:56 PM

    katensew commented on discussion topic How to use double needle -

    Are you sure that your new machine can take two threads on top ? In order to use a twin needle fo…

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20 October, 2013

  • 01:53 PM

    katensew ’s status has been updated to:
    down to two projects - with maybe another one ?
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18 October, 2013

  • 06:36 PM

    katensew ’s status has been updated to:
    Next three projects waiting in line !
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16 October, 2013

  • 12:44 PM

    katensew ’s status has been updated to:
    Cutting out a stripey blouse - it makes my eyes go funny !
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11 October, 2013



8 October, 2013

  • 11:38 AM

    katensew ’s status has been updated to:
    Aran knitting slowly as I'm making up the pattern !
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4 October, 2013



25 September, 2013

  • 05:52 PM

    katensew ’s status has been updated to:
    Knitting eith REAL WOOL off the fleece - from Scotland
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12 September, 2013



11 September, 2013

  • 02:49 PM

    katensew ’s status has been updated to:
    Finished that dress - just to final press
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10 September, 2013

  • 07:53 PM

    katensew ’s status has been updated to:
    Making a 60's style dress !
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9 September, 2013

  • 05:40 PM

    katensew commented on discussion topic Flaired skirt dress

    If in difficulty – find a fitted bodice pattern and add a gathered skirt.

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  • 05:36 PM

    katensew commented on discussion topic sleeve openings for cuffs?

    Well the sleeves can be rolled up with a placket slit but not with the “simple” opening you descr…

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1 September, 2013



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23 August, 2013

  • 07:24 PM

    katensew commented on the project Halter neck sundress

    Well a back fastening on the bra will not show so I’ll just make a halter neck from elastic -inst…

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  • 07:22 PM

    katensew added Mary Athey as a friend
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  • 07:21 PM

    katensew commented on the project Ready for the Beach !

    Thank you for your comments

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  • 07:00 PM

    katensew ’s status has been updated to:
    going to get on with small sewing jobs !
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  • 06:59 PM

    katensew added the project called Halter neck sundress
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    Using a pattern given free with Sew magazine – 2 months ago. I resized this pattern ( it started at size 14) to a size 12. I debated about the fact that I did not want to wear a bra, so wore it yes…

    Read on

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  • 06:53 PM

    katensew added the project called Ready for the Beach !
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    I used some old secondhand patterns. For the skirt- New Look6045, and the top- Simplicity 6443 ( both possibly circa 1980’s ? ) The top is reversible and fastened with back to back buttons. I made…

    Read on

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20 August, 2013

  • 01:14 PM

    katensew commented on discussion topic thread keeps breaking

    Usually if the top thread is guided down the front of the machine then the needle should be put i…

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18 August, 2013

  • 01:37 PM

    katensew commented on discussion topic Fabric???

    It looks like a lycra type fabric – which can be purchased without a sheen.

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17 August, 2013

Burdastyle

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