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katexxxxxx

BACK! Sort of... Slaving down the frock mines!

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29 October, 2012

  • 11:31 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on the project My First Wedding Dress!

    This very lovely. So simple and so sweet.

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  • 09:22 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on the project Silver Doublet

    Yeah, there’s no way you can get a totally ripple free seam on this stuff! And it looks better o…

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  • 07:03 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on the project Silver Doublet

    Thanks. It was fun. The thing that puts this in the Advanced category is a combination of the p…

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  • 06:09 PM

    katexxxxxx added the project called Silver Doublet
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    A silver doublet for a LARP game!

    This is base on a 17th century man’s doublet, redrafted for the female figure and pieced for the panels.

    Read on

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  • 05:43 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Bias binding on a lined garment???

    That SHOULD work, though I prefer a sew-in interfacing for this process… And there’s no reason…

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  • 05:32 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Advice for lining my first coat

    Chameuse is OK for a very light thing. Anything like a jacket or coat and you need a twilled coa…

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  • 12:02 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Advice for lining my first coat

    NOT dupion… Especially if it is the very slubby kind.

    Dupion is not smooth enough to allow th…

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26 October, 2012

  • 06:13 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Marie #9177 Help

    Don’t forget that you are fitting a concave curve to a convex one… You do have to ease them to…

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  • 06:02 PM

    katexxxxxx ’s status has been updated to:
    Fur and tailored silk dupion... WHY did we agree to it?
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  • 01:45 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on the article After Hours: 9 New Plus Size Patterns

    Nine shades of Frumo from here… Frumpy shapes, unflattering boxy jackets and faux fur that mak…

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  • 08:30 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic New sewing machine not sewing well

    Excellent! And we are all glad to help.

    Beware of canned air. It’s fine for industrial machine…

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  • 08:20 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Drawstring casing in a lined dress

    Why not make the buttonholes in the front and sew the lining to the outer fabric round the waist,…

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  • 08:18 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Sewing fur

    In that case it’s a quilted lining and you don’t need an interlining for warmth. If it isn’t win…

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20 October, 2012

  • 10:08 PM

    katexxxxxx ’s status has been updated to:
    Sewing a ferret to a sleeve and shaving Blofeld's cat!
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  • 10:06 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Good fabric stores in The U.K.????

    We buy most of our fabrics online. Wew get quite a lot of silk from places like James Hare, Pong…

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9 October, 2012



6 October, 2012

  • 09:05 AM

    katexxxxxx posted a message on katexxxxxx’s wall

    Home machines are far more versatile than industrials, which tend to do one thing only. If you a…

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5 October, 2012



3 October, 2012

Burdastyle

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