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Making bloomers for etsy store







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2 August

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    Aug 2, 2010, 09.00 AMby sewella

    Thank you!

30 June

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    Jun 30, 2010, 07.21 PMby sewella

    Yes, the bouquet is quite appealing! I already made a ton of carnations! Thank you on the beautiful words!

21 June

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    Jun 21, 2010, 12.00 PMby manuelabug41

    Yes, the material is dyed, plain colors for textiles. thank you very much:)

24 May

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    May 24, 2010, 02.52 PMby sewella

    You are so sweet! Thank you! I am glad you like it!

10 May

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    May 10, 2010, 11.41 AMby sewella

    Nena, thank you on the lovely words! Yes, Eva just has the face for the camera!

2 May

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    May 2, 2010, 09.19 PMby sewella

    Thank you on the beautiful comment! It really isn’t a big deal, I mean the making of it – but it turned out quite lovely!

23 March

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    Mar 23, 2010, 02.16 PMby b-ella

    thanks for your comment… nice to get a compliment, on an accessory, from an accessory maker!

14 March

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    Mar 14, 2010, 06.27 PMby seasidelaundry

    Thanks to your spring update, I zagged to see the sweet fruit sundresses you commented on-thank you! I adore your sundresses, too! Having lived thru the 50’s & 60’s, we always wore them with sweaters-crocheted or knitted, between seasons…so still a favorite look to me, pairing them. Wishing you sunshine soon!

4 March

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    Mar 4, 2010, 11.20 PMby stefilu

    I’m happy you like my low-back evening dress:)

2 March

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    Mar 2, 2010, 03.43 PMby wackyblonde

    I have a question about your Maryy dress. Did you have to make any adjustments to the bust line? I am making this dress for a friend and she has a large bust. I will be making a muslin out of some cheap cotton before I cut into the fashion fabric. Any tips or hints you could offer me would be great. Thanks.

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      Mar 2, 2010, 06.06 PMby nenasew

      Great. Your friend is going to love it. I did add 1/4 inch at the top on the front bodice (pattern piece 1). I cut everything at a size 42 (my normal size) except that same pattern piece 1, I cut it size 44. That seem to work for me. I dont like zippers so I just took it out. Straps I sewed with less than a 5/8 seam allowance because I like the straps wider. You are smart to make a muslin dress first. Thats probably the only way to get the best fit. Look forward to see your finish dress.

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      Mar 2, 2010, 06.12 PMby wackyblonde

      Thanks Nena…great advice. Will definately post when I’m finished.

21 February

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    Feb 21, 2010, 04.24 PMby sigrid

    You have a studio full of fun projects. Wouldn’t really say you are a novice.

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      Feb 25, 2010, 10.09 PMby nenasew

      Thank you for the compliment. I guess I see myself as always learning new things and dont take in account what I do know.

8 February

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    Feb 8, 2010, 03.01 PMby juditab

    Thank you for your comment. He was ill on party day, so we’ll go next weekend. :)

5 February

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    Feb 5, 2010, 05.43 PMby sewella

    Dear Nena, thank you a lot on the beautiful comment you left on Eva’s shirt. I agree with you! The shades of blue of the shirt are quite attractive!

28 January

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    Jan 28, 2010, 03.20 PMby litlsuga007

    The fabric is from www.fabric.com. It was on sale for like $2 something a yard and then I found a 30% coupon code online… awesome site…appears you may have enough fabric, but if you need more…lol. I just ordered 24 yards and spent $36 with free shipping. Who could go wrong? Love your hats by the way.

26 January

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    Jan 26, 2010, 09.17 PMby sewella

    Appreciate the lovely comment! Thank you!

25 January

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    Jan 25, 2010, 05.50 PMby strickmeise

    the patterns are uploaded now. Hope you can use them. I wanted to upload instructions, but they were rejected, I don’t know why.

15 January

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    Jan 15, 2010, 05.27 PMby sewella

    Hey Nena – came to say THANK you for the lovely comment you left on my wall. I appreciate it!

11 January

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    Jan 11, 2010, 05.40 PMby seasidelaundry

    Thank you for add as friend. I am shy about asking first! Of course, you know I love your creations. And, the tool kit add brought my attention to another denim redoer’s style which is excellent. My First Aid Skirt was from jeans for fabric, but from scratch as far as seams, etc., so I really appreciated the attention you gave to her. You make a great Burda friend for us!

5 January

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    Jan 5, 2010, 06.54 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    Hi Nena, thanks for checking out my Kasia skirt, I can’t wait to wear it to work next week, see who else says “wow!”, hehe xx

3 January

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    Jan 3, 2010, 07.44 PMby carottesauvage

    Hello Nenasew and Happy new year!!!!! I saw you commented on the blog I posted while doing the internship at burdastyle, didn’t get to do my own stuff but had fun nonetheless. What are you up to? keep me posted! nice to read from you X


17 December

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    Dec 17, 2009, 12.12 PMby sewella

    Thank you for the lovely comment!

7 December

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    Dec 7, 2009, 11.25 PMby kquade

    hi nenasew, i just wanted to let you know that there is a pattern available for the slippers i made, but i found it for sale on etsy. here is a link to the listing: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=35980436

    At first I thought the pattern was a bit pricey, but let me tell you it’s worth it! the intructions are super clear and the whole project is not difficult at all. Good luck! Krista

5 December

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    Dec 5, 2009, 04.21 PMby irmchen

    LOVE your garden and the bloom ( german: malve)!!!

2 December

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    Dec 2, 2009, 09.32 PMby smvphotography

    thanks so much for your nice comment on my hats! happy sewing!

30 November

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    Nov 30, 2009, 01.00 PMby sewella

    I am glad you like it! Thank you!

28 November

27 November

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    Nov 27, 2009, 11.42 PMby sewella

    Yes, it really does! Thank you on the sweet comment!

9 November

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    Nov 9, 2009, 06.04 PMby sewella

    I totally agree! Thank you!

14 September

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    Sep 14, 2009, 12.51 PMby miss-g

    Hello nenasew. Thanks for you nice comments on my JJ blouse. Here’s hoping that the black specks wash out eventually. Take care.

8 September

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    Sep 8, 2009, 04.33 AMby allychanchan

    I would love to meet up. I am attending UNF and working part time but I will make time to find some sewers around here!

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