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Marianne Bordier

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12 February, 2016



24 July, 2013

  • 02:13 AM

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    Marianne Bordier commented on the project Summer Time Jumpsuit

    I have to add, that the sizing said it was for petite, but that didn’t seem to change anything with the sizing. I did add 1/2 an inch to the bottom edge of the top and top edge of the bottom. Whe…

  • 02:07 AM

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    Marianne Bordier commented on the project Summer Time Jumpsuit

    I made this jumpsuit as well. I made it out of an earth tones striped cotton. I put a cream colored 1/2 inch flat lace trim on the neck edge and on the sleeves. I found the bottom(shorts) portio…



1 June, 2013

  • 02:31 AM

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    Marianne Bordier commented on the forum topic How to create a pattern for this dress

    I agree with sewingfan. The pattern she suggested is beautiful! I have been wanting to sew it myself. Once you are successful at that pattern, you could make another dress and play around with th…

  • 02:25 AM

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    Marianne Bordier commented on the forum topic Novice with question about pattern size

    I looked up the pattern after, I sent the last post. I would make the 7/8, and add 2 or more inches to the line on the pattern that says to lengthen. My experience with mc call’s patterns is that…

  • 02:21 AM

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    Marianne Bordier commented on the forum topic Novice with question about pattern size

    I would cut out the larger size, and alter it, if it is too big in the bodice. If it is too small, you can’t alter it. You can make a sample from some cheap muslin first, or an old sheet.

  • 02:03 AM

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    Marianne Bordier commented on the forum topic Apply a lace border to a full bias skirt hem!?!?!

    How wide is the lace border? I have sewn a 1.5 inch lace border to a circle skirt. The edge of lace was sewn to the hem of the skirt,and it didn’t need any special tweaking besides just a straig…



3 April, 2013