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katexxxxxx

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2 March, 2014

  • 02:35 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Burda modern jacket 132

    Burda is aimed primarily at the home dressmaker. This is all very well, but if you want to up th…

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28 February, 2014



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24 February, 2014

  • 08:29 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Embroidered Bodice HELP

    Read through all the cutting instructions carefully to make sure that the pattern doesn’t have se…

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19 February, 2014



16 February, 2014

  • 02:30 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Sewing common sense?

    50+ years of accumulated common sense here, too! ;)

    Common sense will stop you trying to make a…

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12 February, 2014



11 February, 2014

  • 09:17 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic rotary cutter and mat

    The cutting mats (even the self-healing ones!) are a lot tougher than fabric, unless you are cutt…

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10 February, 2014

  • 08:50 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic rotary cutter and mat

    Nope, it’s like the scissors: same ones get used for everything cloth. If they get blunt, like t…

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9 February, 2014

  • 12:50 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic rotary cutter and mat

    Rotary cutters are great for garment cutting, but you need to practice (as with any sewing skill!…

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7 February, 2014

  • 11:50 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Sewing common sense?

    Your team will make fabulous curtains. Some will make a decent fist of a garment. I make fabulo…

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24 January, 2014

  • 09:21 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Sewing common sense?

    6-8 HOURS? Jeez… Words fail! Today I drafted a basic block pattern for a bodice and sleeves,…

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23 January, 2014

  • 08:39 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Sewing common sense?

    Everyone has to learn form somewhere. If you don’t know what the properties of different fabrics…

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13 January, 2014

  • 04:22 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Wrap Dress in Chiffon?

    You’ll need to use a stretch chiffon and line it with a stretch lining, which will probably make …

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