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Marina von Koenig

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29 November, 2011

  • 10:35 PM

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    Marina von Koenig commented on the article What to Wear (and make) Right Now

    August was very cute too! I personally find much more original styles, not the frumpy clothes frin a department store. I have just subscribed to Burda – saves time running to the garment district i…



28 November, 2011



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17 November, 2011

  • 07:21 PM

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    Marina von Koenig commented on the article The Unsung Notion: Beeswax

    You are welcome! I’d love to hear how you’ll use it in your hand-sewing!

  • 07:17 PM

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    Marina von Koenig commented on the article The Unsung Notion: Beeswax

    Oh, that’s really interesting! I’d love to learn more how you use it. At the end, a lot of couture sewing techniques are revived from the past… I am sure I would learn a lot from looking at those…

  • 04:07 PM

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    Marina von Koenig commented on the article The Unsung Notion: Beeswax

    Honestly, I don’t know! I would just go to a good nature/organic store that carries honey, or candles and get a beeswax cake there. They also smell better than the Dritz one. Also, try Union Square…

  • 04:01 PM

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    Marina von Koenig commented on the article The Unsung Notion: Beeswax

    you are welcome, I am ironing it if I need to remove the white residue on the thread – it looks better on buttonholes, for example. Ironing does remove more wax than wiping, so if I need a really s…

  • 03:58 PM

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    Marina von Koenig commented on the article The Unsung Notion: Beeswax

    this is so funny (and interesting, of course!) :-) Just let us know if you got too much of it ;-)



16 November, 2011

  • 11:18 PM

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    Marina von Koenig commented on the article The Unsung Notion: Beeswax

    I have heard people using soap to prevent tangling and to stiffen and straighten the thread. It won’t prolong the life of the thread, so I would suggest using it with polyester for the best effect….

  • 06:17 PM

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    Marina von Koenig added the blog entry The Unsung Notion: Beeswax

    Hundreds of sewing patterns, sewing books, magazines and instructions and hardly any mention of this most useful sewing notion: beeswax.

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17 August, 2011

  • 03:38 PM

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    Marina von Koenig added the blog entry Silk Lining for a Couture Finish

    Selection of lining fabric is probably one of the most neglected steps in sewing. While we carefully choose the quality, type, drape and color of fashion fabric, time and money is often saved on li…

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10 August, 2011



8 August, 2011

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    Marina von Koenig commented on the article Couture Classes

    Oh, great! I can now confirm that I will join – looking forward to meeting you too! You will love it – Susan is an excellent teacher!

  • 10:06 PM

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    Marina von Koenig commented on the article Couture Classes

    HI Keren,

    Susan’s classes are not offered now, but they have an underlining class in second half of September – I really recommend it – it is truly a couture technique. Here is the link http://sew…



6 August, 2011

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