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ncn6

has received a stack of old Burda WOFs from a friend. !!!...

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21 April, 2011

  • 12:16 AM

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    ncn6 commented on the project a bit of 70's

    It’s lovely, the whole look is great. I want some denim colored tights and a printed dress now!



19 April, 2011

  • 03:43 PM

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    ncn6 commented on the project The way to work 1

    Thanks for the tips and inspiration!

  • 03:42 PM

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    ncn6 commented on the project The way to work 1

    Yes, I was surprised to see that the fabric was poly, too! I find wool much more forgiving. I’m torn about what to use for my first blazer — wool would be easier to work with, but also more expens…



18 April, 2011

  • 04:56 PM

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    ncn6 commented on the project The way to work 1

    Super sharp! Any tips for how to get such a nice, polished look? I’m going to be starting a blazer project soon myself.

  • 04:32 PM

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    ncn6 added the project Polka dot piped blouse
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    This shirt is actually a remake of a shirt I made some time ago, one of my first blouse attempts. I loved the idea, but the first version suffered…

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30 December, 2010

  • 03:53 PM

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    ncn6 commented on the project Houndstooth skirt

    I just finished a houndstooth pencil skirt myself! What are you planning on wearing it with, aside from solid black? I’m still trying to figure that out. Like the pockets on your version!



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22 December, 2010

  • 08:50 PM

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    ncn6 added the project Houndstooth pencil skirt from my own sloper
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    It’s been a while since I’ve had time to sew anything, and I was thrilled to finally be able to start in on my personalized skirt sloper project! I have a slightly more complicated pencil skirt tha…

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5 July, 2010

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    ncn6 commented on the project Floral bubble dress

    Super cute, as usual! I wonder if you have any fabric store recommendations that you might be willing to share? I’m going to be in Tokyo for a week in August, and I would love to stock up on some o…

  • 02:49 PM

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    ncn6 commented on the project Women's Tailored Jacket

    I’d love to see some fit tutorials, both about how to alter for personalized fit and about what you should be aiming for when you’re fitting. Sounds silly, but sometimes I have a hard time telling …



23 June, 2010

  • 05:12 PM

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    ncn6 commented on the project Jenny-inspired chiffon dress

    @sherrey, Thanks so much! That is exactly the article that I needed to read, and I’m going to try that out on my next neckline.
    @jemimabean, I will do my best to make a version of the pattern that…

  • 12:55 AM

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    ncn6 commented on the project Jenny-inspired chiffon dress

    I would love to have a me-shaped sewing dummy to work out my fit problems on, because draping it on yourself is definitely not the most convenient way to go. Sometime when I’m feeling ambitious I’l…

  • 12:53 AM

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    ncn6 commented on the project Jenny-inspired chiffon dress

    Thanks everyone! I wore it to a wedding this weekend and it was very comfortable. I’m so excited about how this turned out that I’m planning on making a summer top with this neckline next. Would a…

  • 12:49 AM

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    ncn6 commented on the project Vintage Simplicity 5782

    it’s great! I’m a sucker for chiffon, prints and tie collar blouses, so this is a total win to me :) You can use a strip of bias self fabric to bind the armholes as well to make a nice finish on th…



16 June, 2010

  • 03:57 PM

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    ncn6 commented on the project Jenny-inspired chiffon dress

    I always thought that maybe it just wasn’t possible to make a cross front dress for the well endowed, so I was pleasantly surprised to find that it does actually work, and it wasn’t that difficult …

  • 03:54 PM

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    ncn6 commented on the project Jenny-inspired chiffon dress

    Thanks, AnaJan After I posted this I saw that Gertie did a post this week on stay tape and reinforcing methods… information I could have used a week ago! She also mentions that you can use the se…

  • 03:47 PM

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    ncn6 commented on the project Pincushion caddy

    This would be a great use for leftover fabric scraps!

  • 03:47 PM

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    ncn6 commented on the project Pincushion caddy

    I was once told that it “weakens” the seam because it makes the stitches slightly loose where the pin is… but I don’t know if that’s really true or not. I always take them out now just out of habit!

  • 03:31 AM

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    ncn6 commented on the project Vinyl Bike Panniers

    I’m impressed that you made your own panniers! Was it tough to sew through the vinyl?

  • 03:27 AM

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    ncn6 added the project Jenny-inspired chiffon dress
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    Do you ever get a piece of fabric in the mail, and as soon as you take it out of the box you know you just have to sew something with it immediately? That’s how it was with this silk chiffon

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6 June, 2010

  • 04:26 AM

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    ncn6 commented on the project Blue Opera Dress

    Looks great! I have this pattern all printed out, but I’ve been indecisive about what fabric to use so I haven’t made it up yet. it looks like the skirt is longer than I thought… or did you leng…



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25 May, 2010

  • 09:43 PM

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    ncn6 commented on the project Rooibos draft two -- fit advice welcomed!

    Thanks for your thoughts, cd909. Maybe I should just try starting from the size 6 pattern pieces and see how that ends up (I think I have a mental block on this sometimes, where size 6 just seems i…

  • 02:11 AM

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    ncn6 commented on the project in bloom kimono!

    It looks great! The simple cut really showcases the print.

  • 02:07 AM

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    ncn6 added the project Rooibos draft two -- fit advice welcomed!
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    This is my second draft of the Rooibos dress by Colette patterns. I have some really lovely wool crepe intended for the final version, but I’m still not quite happy with the fit! So I’m calling on …

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19 May, 2010

  • 03:21 PM

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    ncn6 commented on the project Polka Dot Coat

    This is a great restyle… It feels much different than the original, even though the pattern modifications are not too complicated. I have this pattern (although I still haven’t made anything from…