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17 May, 2015

15 January, 2015

  • 04:02 PM

    lincatz commented on discussion topic Yokes? What am I doing wrong!?

    When there’s a dimple, pucker or gather it’s usually because something is mis-marked and doesn’t …


20 November, 2014

16 September, 2014

  • 01:46 PM

    lincatz added the project called Fringed Leather Bag

    This has been my go-to purse this summer. It’s made of genuine leather from my local Tandy store. I bought a half hide and I still have plenty left over. I based it loosely on the fringed purse fr…

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15 September, 2014

  • 04:00 PM

    lincatz added the project called Knotted front print maxi dress

    This maxi dress is made from a very special print fabric I got in Hamilton Ont. at a store in the Ottawa Street fabric district. Six blocks and almost 30 fabric stores -like heaven on earth! I wan…

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22 July, 2014

  • 04:04 PM

    lincatz commented on discussion topic Stretch thread

    Unfortunately you simply can’t make woolly threads work in the needle of any sewing machine serge…


13 June, 2014

1 May, 2014

28 April, 2014

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31 March, 2014

  • 02:20 PM

    lincatz commented on the pattern Denim Trousers 10/2103

    Just finished these pants. I made my own denim patchwork fabric from several pairs of old jeans …


13 January, 2014

  • 04:52 PM

    lincatz commented on the pattern Jersey Cowl Top 12/2013

    Just made this in a slinky polyester jersey. Super easy to sew on the overlock machine for the se…

  • 04:46 PM

    lincatz commented on the pattern Chiffon Evening Dress 12/2013

    When I first made this dress I basted it together to try it on for size and it was HUGE on me -it…


12 November, 2013

16 July, 2013

15 April, 2013

  • 01:18 PM

    lincatz added the project called Laced-up polo shirt

    Not the usual polo shirt! A few style twists turn a casual basic into something girlie and fun. This polo shirt has brushed silver eyelets and perle cotton and silk ribbon lacing in the front ins…

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8 April, 2013

  • 02:23 PM

    lincatz commented on the project draped cowl top

    I used my standard size -42. The top has a nice easy fit and it’s very comfy.

  • 02:21 PM

    lincatz commented on the project Sheer cardigan

    42 is my regular size and yes, it’s quite close fitting and snug, which is fine for me. I wanted…


4 April, 2013

  • 03:42 PM

    lincatz added the project called draped cowl top

    I made this cowl top to go with the sheer floral cardigan. The fabric is a light sheer polyester knit that drapes well. I added some Swarovski hot-fix crystals for a bit of extra sparkle. Everyt…

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  • 03:29 PM

    lincatz added the project called Sheer cardigan

    Made from Lace Cardigan pattern 03/13 #107A. I used a size 42 and lengthened it 2 inches from neck to waist because I have a long torso. The fit is perfect. I found attaching the neckband a little…

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28 November, 2012

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4 July, 2012

10 February, 2012

  • 02:53 PM

    lincatz added the project called Mumbai Fashion Week inspired top.

    This top was inspired by Fashion Week videos from India -from color to shape to embellishments. The fabric and trims are from a store that imports clothing, jewelry and fabrics from India. I draft…

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  • 02:28 PM

    lincatz added the project called Aviator-Style Skirt and Blouse

    Just completed last night and waiting for a final pressing! From BurdaStyle Magazine 10/2010 Page 28. Blouse 102 and Skirt 105. I seldom make clothes to look exactly as they appear in pattern cat…

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8 February, 2012

  • 04:28 PM

    lincatz commented on the project One Pattern Two Dresses

    I’m a firm believer in improvising a pattern to fit, especially where gathers, pleats and folds a…


6 February, 2012

18 January, 2012