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katensew

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

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27 August, 2014

  • 03:53 PM

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    katensew commented on the project Summer in Thornton

    Thank you for your comment — so far the weather is still being kind .



26 August, 2014

  • 02:23 PM

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    katensew added the project Summer in Thornton
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    A second dress to match a bought jacket. This time a less formal dress than the last one. Just finished in time for the summer that’s left. Made using a second hand pattern. I had to alter and incl…

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21 August, 2014

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    katensew posted a message on brisehuus's wall

    Thank you for your comment s regarding the dress I recently made — I see you are from Zurich — I try and visit Switzerland every year as I have Swiss sister-in-law and family in Spiez. I do a gr…

  • 07:40 PM

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    katensew commented on the project Poetry in motion

    Thank you for your comments.

  • 07:35 PM

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    katensew commented on the project Poetry in motion

    Thank you for your comments.

  • 06:10 PM

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    katensew added the project Poetry in motion
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    Using New Look pattern K6124 I made this dress to go with a jacket I bought in a sale and wore it yesterday evening to read some of own poetry in front of other participants and the Mayor and his w…

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18 August, 2014

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    katensew added the project Starting early for Christmas
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    Using fabric bought in Colorado I made these tablemats and matching table centres. The other item I thought could be used to pass round tidbits during the festive season.

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5 August, 2014

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    katensew commented on the forum topic armhole of tank top too tight want to remake how do

    Try cutting the armhole a fraction larger — remember that you will be adding on for the circumference of the armhole — so only a fraction is required. Try it out in a piece of fabric first — you…



21 May, 2014



16 May, 2014

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    katensew commented on the project Gingham Cambie

    Gingham is always in fashion and is so fresh. I like the pattern that you chose.

  • 07:20 PM

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    katensew commented on the project Woodsy Flutter Dress

    I like the movement in the skirt and the style of straps – great colour for summer !



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8 May, 2014

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    katensew commented on the project Retro 1951

    It was much admired – thank you

  • 11:24 AM

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    katensew commented on the project Retro 1951

    Thank you for your comments

  • 11:24 AM

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    katensew commented on the project Retro 1951

    It is a lovely feeling fabric – sort of silky polyester that doesn’t crease- bought as a sari length from a charity shop – and of course the Asian ladies choose fabrics that do not crease.



7 May, 2014

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    katensew commented on the project Retro 1951

    Thank you for your comments.

  • 09:30 AM

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    katensew commented on the project Retro 1951

    Thank you for your comments

  • 09:30 AM

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    katensew commented on the project Retro 1951

    The wrap was a problem – even though I marked each pleat with a different coloured tailor tack I still had a job matching them at the angles given — I think I just did my best to make it look reas…



6 May, 2014

  • 06:59 PM

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    katensew added the project Retro 1951
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    Using pattern Butterick B5880 ( marked on the reverse EASY ) It was not ! It is fully lined with a side zip ( longer than stated as I couldn’t get into it !) and I had to stitch it in by hand as i…

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  • 06:44 PM

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    katensew commented on the project Windy monochrome

    Nice dress and fantastic scenery !



19 April, 2014



17 April, 2014

  • 06:09 PM

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    katensew posted a message on katensew's wall

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



10 April, 2014

Burdastyle

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