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katexxxxxx

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23 October, 2013



22 October, 2013

  • 09:18 PM

    katexxxxxx added the project called Silver gorget
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    This is a piece of ‘armour’ for a LARP charatcer. It’s a game based of Roger Zelazny’s ‘Nine Princes in Amber’

    The piece is based on a pattern for a piece of medieval steel tournament armour.

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19 October, 2013

  • 10:26 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Cabbage-like fabric?

    I’d use something stiffer, like organza, and couch down some hefty yarns with a machine embroider…

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17 October, 2013



16 October, 2013



15 October, 2013

  • 11:45 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic fabric sources

    I have to say that while I tend not to put up patterns, it’s sometimes quite difficult for me to …

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  • 11:15 AM

    katexxxxxx added the project called Mock Elizabethan sari gown!
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    This one is for a LARP game set in the court of Elizabeth I. I didn’t want to go to the bother of a ‘pair of bodies’ and all the other Stiff Underpinnings, so it’s based on my Mock Kirtle pattern….

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  • 08:31 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Long pleated skirt - Wedding Dress

    Hm… Not sure that IS pleated, you know. Looks like it’s several layers of silk chiffon, cut i…

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  • 12:20 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Looking for dirndl hooks

    Google for Lacing Rings: there are many to be found – the renfair crowd use them to lace bodices….

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13 October, 2013



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10 October, 2013

  • 03:38 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Faux Fur vest

    With my method you trinm the seam allowances RIGHT OFF and whipstitch the lining to the raw edge …

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  • 08:21 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Faux Fur vest

    Trim your faux fur fabric back to the seamline, being careful NOT to trim the hair… Trim the h…

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9 October, 2013



8 October, 2013

  • 08:08 AM

    katexxxxxx ’s status has been updated to:
    Pattern cutting FTW!
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  • 07:28 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on the project The suit!

    Thank you. I Love doing this!

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  • 07:28 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on discussion topic Bell bottoms

    Try googling… There are lots of 70’s patterns on ebay, for example.

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7 October, 2013



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1 October, 2013

  • 07:16 PM

    katexxxxxx commented on the project The suit!

    Thanks. It’s long been a good colour for me… I first made the skirt pattern up in 1978, and i…

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  • 11:01 AM

    katexxxxxx commented on the project The suit!

    Thanks. :) I like this pattern so much I have made it twice! The other is black wool…

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30 September, 2013

Burdastyle

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