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leashbean

sewing for sanity!

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11 July, 2012

  • 10:35 PM

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    leashbean posted a message on katexxxxxx's wall

    That was what I was thinking were my options. I would prefer to have as little visible seaming as possible, but I do know that the lace is expensive. Maybe a good compromise would be to have visibl…



10 July, 2012

  • 10:39 PM

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    leashbean posted a message on katexxxxxx's wall

    Hey Kate. its me again!
    please let me know if my questions are annoying for you.

    I am making a wedding gown with an overlay of lace fabric. the pattern I made has to seams running down the front a…



27 June, 2012

  • 07:05 PM

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    leashbean posted a message on katexxxxxx's wall

    Hey Kate!

    I have a question for you! ( or should I say another question….)
    I have some fabric that is a cotton twill with a one way stretch. I am looking to make a full gathered skirt with the f…



21 June, 2012



12 June, 2012

  • 01:14 PM

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    leashbean commented on the forum topic Lining fabrics. what to use?

    The dress is for a wedding in July, so it might be too hot to layer.

    I found a really nice cotton for a lining, which i think will be great because of its breathability.



10 June, 2012

  • 08:05 PM

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    leashbean commented on the project Woven Back Dress

    lovely!
    I have yet to fit a bodice block on my own body, and this is the inspiration to do it!



7 June, 2012

  • 03:55 PM

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    leashbean commented on the forum topic Lining fabrics. what to use?

    just in general, not for this project in particular.

  • 03:55 PM

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    leashbean commented on the forum topic Lining fabrics. what to use?

    okay great!

    do you have any suggestions for nice linings? i really don’t like the slippery stuff, and like i said, not sure that broadcloth is a nice alternative?



30 May, 2012



24 May, 2012

  • 08:33 PM

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    leashbean added the project Made for Me - Dirndl Skirt
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    I decided I should start making more clothes for myself. I do find it harder because of my body shape, and the fact that I usually do not have anyone to tell me how my bum looks!

    I think it turn…

    Read on



14 May, 2012

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    leashbean commented on the forum topic Skirt Pattern Drafting

    thanks! I knew that if it went over the hips it would need some room to compensate, but I can’t find any information in my books stating how much so it got me thinking.

    As I become a woman I am …



10 May, 2012

  • 05:28 PM

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    leashbean commented on the project Anda

    good thinking! I think that the pattern allows you to add the waist elastic anywhere you like! The one thing I love about this simple pattern is that it doesnt just go straight from the waist! it …



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23 February, 2012

  • 11:12 PM

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    leashbean added paunnet as a friend
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    leashbean commented on the project The Too Much Momentum Blouse

    Why would your one comment be negative? This is a lovely shirt and skirt, and I think that there is no need for you to point out your negative opinion.

    Great job paunnet! your work is always beau…