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lclausewitz

Damn. I've been away from this site for way too long.

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4 July, 2014

  • 05:17 PM

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    lclausewitz commented on the project Denim lounge coat

    It’s a bespoke pattern I drafted for myself. Couldn’t find anything in standard sizes that looks good on myself either.



11 September, 2013

  • 06:22 PM

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    lclausewitz commented on the project Denim lounge coat

    Certainly. And I haven’t been doing as much sewing as I really want to lately….



10 September, 2013

  • 08:05 PM

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    lclausewitz added the project Denim lounge coat
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    My new denim coat. Note the pronounced Victorian slope of the shoulder — the same slope that allows those shoulders to stand without any pads, interfacing, or underlying structure. The balance bet…

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14 July, 2012



16 May, 2012



8 March, 2012

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    lclausewitz commented on the project Linda

    Hmm. I don’t quite see the point of the protests about the model being “too thin,” since the whole point of circle skirts is that they fit well on a variety of body shapes. Isn’t it?

  • 10:32 PM

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    lclausewitz commented on the project Buttonhole!

    I don’t even know how to do them on a machine…. _;

  • 05:18 AM

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    lclausewitz added the project Buttonhole!
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    Well, technically, the project as a whole is unfinished, but I just can’t resist the temptation to boast of this hand-worked buttonhole.

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17 November, 2011

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    lclausewitz commented on the article Couture Seam Finishes: Hand Overcasting

    Having started from historic costuming, I have a tendency to pick hand overcasting as my default finish when I can’t think of anything else. When the fabric isn’t very stiff, though, I often turn t…



15 September, 2011

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    lclausewitz commented on the project Palm Springs Dress

    Hmm. I can’t help wondering about whether the slimming effect would have been stronger if the waistline had been longer (or the midriff yoke/band had been a bit narrower), but it already looks grea…

  • 01:58 PM

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    lclausewitz commented on the project Green Helena skirt

    Perfect for petite! Now I’ll have to download the pattern and find a friend I can foist it on….

  • 01:47 PM

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    lclausewitz commented on the project Trousers that fit!

    And they fit even better than they look. ;)

  • 01:44 PM

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    lclausewitz favorited the project Green Helena skirt


9 September, 2011

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    lclausewitz commented on the project In the Navy Skirt

    Really nice! The lacing in the back fits particularly well with the skirt as a variant of the cinch belt I would have expected in broadfall “sailor” trousers.

  • 02:15 PM

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    lclausewitz added the project Trousers that fit!
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    I’ve been unable to find the kind of trousers I want in stores for quite a long time; the trousers that fit well in the legs are always too large and low in the waist, while the ones in my waist si…

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  • 03:25 AM

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    lclausewitz added the project Cap, Newsboy, Mk. II (Camouflage)
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    Tired of my newsboy caps already? I hope not, since here’s yet one more, this time in a digital/pixellated camouflage pattern. I daresay it’s the best cap I’ve made so far.

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10 August, 2011



11 July, 2011

  • 10:30 AM

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    lclausewitz commented on the article Summer Style vs. Summer Comfort

    Oddly enough, down here in Indonesia a sarong is something people wear to get warm, mostly by wrapping themselves up in it like a cocoon. Very handy for those cold nights when it’s your turn to pul…



8 June, 2011

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    lclausewitz commented on the project Lady in Red Twill

    Hmm. This one actually looks rather more classic than the other dress.

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    lclausewitz commented on the forum topic Cape with "sleeves"

    It turns out that sewing them partway down didn’t work, but for an entirely different reason—the client (so to say) wanted the “sleeves” to follow her arms around like an ordinary sleeve. Ironical…

  • 04:51 PM

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    lclausewitz commented on the forum topic Draftting a sailor collar

    That’s exactly the kind of comparison I’m looking for. Thanks!



6 June, 2011

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    lclausewitz commented on the forum topic Fitting an A-line skirt

    Muscular thighs could be a problem since muscle is less “squeezable” than fat and tends to make its presence felt more in a skirt that’s not perfectly proportioned for the wearer (usually too tight…

  • 02:16 PM

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    lclausewitz commented on the forum topic Sewing projects for men?

    Hmm…slim denim wallets they could slip into the inside pockets of their suits so that they wouldn’t hole their trousers’ backsides with common bulky wallets? Pocket protectors/pen holders wouldn’…



2 June, 2011

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    lclausewitz commented on the article Redesigning With Denim

    Hmm. My default method of reusing a pair of worn-out jeans is to cut them up into the pieces for a newsboy cap. Sometimes I even tinker with the cap pattern to incorporate the pockets. Either way, …



1 June, 2011

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    lclausewitz commented on the forum topic Fitting an A-line skirt

    You’re probably replying to the original post, since I’m not the one having problems—though maybe I should have been clearer in stating that I was explaining why I wasn’t having problems with th…

  • 02:41 PM

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    lclausewitz posted a message on katexxxxxx's wall

    Ouch. Sorry to hear that about your son.

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    lclausewitz commented on the forum topic Fitting an A-line skirt

    I thought the darts were supposed to accommodate the belly in the first place? That being said, I tend to fit skirt waistbands at the natural waist, which places them above the belly button and cer…



30 May, 2011

  • 05:02 PM

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    lclausewitz commented on the project The "Mae Morbadito"

    Hmm. Isn’t the back of the pattern a little bit too long for you? But then, I guess it’s not easy to tinker with the proportions on a ready-made pattern, and you certainly did great given the limit…



29 May, 2011

  • 01:16 PM

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    lclausewitz commented on the forum topic Cape with "sleeves"

    OK, after a bit of searching I think I can describe the thing I’m working on better as something that looks like a cross between the No.111 jacket capes from the August 2007

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