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katexxxxxx

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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



12 January, 2014

  • 08:12 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic spring tea length skirt

    Looks like a circular skirt with pleats sewn down at the waist.

    Take a VERY LARGE sheet of paper…

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20 December, 2013

  • 01:32 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Help working with tulle?

    From the drape of it, I would think silk tulle with lace applique on it, probably all, applied by…

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  • 01:19 PM

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    Relaxing in the 1940's...
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  • 01:18 PM

    katexxxxxx posted a message on katensew’s wall

    Yay! New sewing machine! What did you get?

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