20 November, 2014
mirela commented on the article ClosetMaid Giveaway
Always test your stitch on a scrap of specialty fabric before sewing it. Tissue paper under stretch fabrics keeps them from getting wavy
23 August, 2014
mirela commented on the article Celebrate BurdaStyle U.S. Magazine's First Birthday!
I love everything about Burda Style magazine!
2 July, 2014
mirela commented on the article Designer Pattern: One Sleeve Asymmetric Dress
Which Burda magazine (month/year?) is the pattern from? Could I saw a simetrical version of the dress at the neckline and still compete? Thanks
2 December, 2013
mirela commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Husqvarna Viking 6D Premier Embroidery Software
a few getaway for vacation over the holidays is all i wish for
25 July, 2013
mirela commented on the article Exciting News! Introducing the first ever issue of BurdaStyle US magazine.
I’m glad my subscription stays the same and comes from the UK. I want the original Burda patterns and not the US version of instructions, I do not like the added 1cm to the seam allowances and not …
1 April, 2013
mirela added the project Bishop Dress
I made this for my daughter (10 months old) for the baptism at the end of this month.
It’s a combination between a bishop dress and a Romanian blouse…well the stitches are inspired by the Roman…
25 January, 2013
mirela commented on the article Meg's Magazine Mash Up: January Issue
Love the pattern! That’s one very quick way of sewing on a zipper!
6 February, 2012
mirela commented on the article The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook Variation Designers: Melissa Fehr
Congratulations Melissa for the book and this article too! The dress is beautiful, so classy! P.S. Silk is my favorite fabric too!
mirela commented on the project Bohemian Blush Maxi Dress
Gorgeous dress! And the pattern is amazing, it would also be perfect for maternity wear, I will probably make one for my baby shower.
12 January, 2012
mirela favorited the project Bauble materinty dress made by cantara.pl
mirela commented on the project A fully tailored jacket.
It is gorgeous and the sewing shows how much time you put into it. What a great pattern too! and the lining is stunning! I’m not sure what fabric it is, but if you would invest a little time into p…
mirela commented on the project Silk chiffon maternity maxi gown
Gorgeous dress! I wanted to sew this for myself, Love the pattern, but I was afraid it can only be sewn in stretch fabrics. Thanks for posting, now the pattern is back on my list!
7 December, 2011
mirela commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 7 - Win a Holding Pattern Overnight Bag from ModCloth!
This bag is the perfect gift for me of course! If I don;t win this, I might sew one just like it, out of heavy canvas and use ink transfers for the pattern lines. Simply wonderful gift for any seri…
16 November, 2011
mirela commented on the project Paint your town on a scarf!
OMG! I love this! i want one of Cluj!
mirela commented on the project Twisted Green Dress
Irina, I have been working on many things, I just couldn’t find the time to post, I am still way behind on my posts….
mirela commented on the book The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook
I just got my copy in the mail today together with my coat. The book is great, I need to learn how to do alterations and really liked the ones presented.
I have to say I would really like to see e…
mirela commented on the article Comment to Win ANOTHER "My Double Deluxe" Dress Form from Dritz!
I was sewing skirts and dresses for my fake Barbie when I was 10, using a toy sewing machine. The first real project for myself was a shirt and I was around 12 years old. I was using Pramo patterns…
26 October, 2011
mirela commented on the article Comment to Win a Gift Certificate from Britex Fabrics
I would love to see some wool jersey online.
15 September, 2011
mirela commented on the article Keep it Simple: 10 Sleek New Women's Sewing Patterns
I really like the sleeveless blouse, will hopefully sew it soon, i have a hammered charmeuse that would be perfect.
The blazer looks great in the white fabric, not so good in the green, probably be…
mirela commented on the technique Sewing delicate fabrics
Wow! great tip!
12 September, 2011
26 August, 2011
mirela commented on the project Cotton maternity dress made by cantara.pl
I know this pattern, I made the dress too, and even though it is not for maternity, it can very well be.
18 August, 2011
mirela commented on the article Silk Lining for a Couture Finish
I used silk for the jacket lining that will be published in the BurdaStyle book. I love silk, and the way it feels next to the skin, so lining with silk totally makes sense.
5 August, 2011
mirela favorited the project Silk butterflies
1 August, 2011
mirela commented on the article BurdaStyle Book II: Take Our Survey
I can;t wait to see this book and hope to get the coat back to wear this winter :)
5 June, 2011
23 May, 2011
mirela commented on the article Comment to Win from Arrow & Kangaroo Sewing Cabinets
My sewing table is a corner office desk from Bush furniture. I love the fact that it is a corner desk, got my sewing machine and server on that corner.
20 May, 2011
mirela commented on the project Ute in pink gingham
Oh! I love it Irina! The collar looks perfect! Looks so nice with the jeans skirt, I really like your feminine style. How did I miss this pattern? I’m on my way to choose a fabric for it right now.
mirela favorited the project Ute in pink gingham