9 January, 2013
paintedlady89 commented on the article Comment to Win "BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern"
I really have to say the 80" was my fashion favorite. The fashion world was your oyster. The colors vibrant, the textures marvelous and the styles so dramatic! It was so fun to create during this t…
paintedlady89 commented on the image VintageModern Design - "Stop the Presses" Jacket
You have created a beautiful jacket.
5 December, 2012
paintedlady89 commented on the article Comment to Win "Sew Decorative: Quick and Easy Home Accents from Sew News"
Sewing for the house is not only fun, but rewarding. I love sewing pillows, they are fast and easy. They can also change a room dramatically while being inexpensive.
7 April, 2012
paintedlady89 commented on the article Comment to Win: "The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook"
I love the dresses of the 50"s especially the Dior style! Anyone have any gloves?
1 January, 2012
paintedlady89 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 31 - Win a Thread Box from Gütermann!
There is no doubt in my mind that there will be many items made with your thread. Tops, Skirts, Pants, Stuffies, Curtains, Pillows, Pillow cases are among the top of the list. Once I have created t…
30 December, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 29 - Win The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook! 5 Winners!
Of the many projects that I have on the line up is a skirt remake from a dress, a romantic winter blouse, and a few tops!
29 December, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 28 - Win BAGGU Bags! 5 Winners!
It’s always fun to wear handmade items. It’s always wonderful to be helpful to those who are inspired by these items.
28 December, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 27 - Win the 2011 Threads Magazine Archive DVD-ROM from Threads Magazine!
I dream to have a dedicated space for sewing. My answer would be to say that as long as I have a surface large enough to put a sewing machine, that would be a dedicated sewing area. I have a few ma…
23 December, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 22 - Win a Tailoring Supply Kit from A Fashionable Stitch!
The most difficult thing to find in sewing is horsehair braid. I have had horrible luck with this item. Very fortunate that we live in an area which most supplies are readily available.
22 December, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 21- Win a H|CLASS™ 100Q Sewing Machine by HUSQVARNA VIKING®! [U.S. Only]
I sew anywhere that I can set up a sewing machine. I have a room , but the light is poor there, so I bring the sewing machine to the family room.
I also take the machine on the road and love to se…
19 December, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 18 - Win a Focus Iron from Rowenta! [U.S. Only]
This would be a dream to get all the holiday decorations and fabrics pressed to perfection. So thrilled to see the steam capabilities!
14 December, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 13 - Win a 5234PRW Project Runway™ Limited Edition Serger from Brother!
I learned to sew watching both my grandmother and my mother. Sewing was such a natural thing to do. In high school I made all of my own clothes, including coats and jackets. Today, I don’t sew man…
29 May, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the project My Blue Skies Dress
It’s a great dress, I really want to try it!
paintedlady89 commented on the project Roll-Up Organizer
This actually was the project that was supplied for all the participants of the Singer Sew Easy Sewing Party. The only difference was that the directions for the roll had doubled the fabric, so bot…
26 May, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the project Two-Tiered Skirt
What a cute fabric. I must put the Britex shop on my list for my next visit to San Fransicso!
23 May, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Comment to Win from Arrow & Kangaroo Sewing Cabinets
My current sewing table is any flat service that I can find.
I would love to have a permanent sewing area in my home, that is a wish for my future!
I also sew on the go, assisting girl scouts ser…
16 May, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Win Two Tickets to Bay Area Maker Faire 2011!
I love the movies mentioned, but I also love The Princess Diaries, I love the little arcade museum off Pier 39. The movie features so many of the great sites of the city of San Francisco for everyo…
paintedlady89 commented on the project Wedding Crepe
Great pattern. Love the bodice and the sleeves. A very flattering look.
11 May, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Comment to Win "Building Patterns: The Architecture of Women's Clothing!"
The pattern that I would draft is a dress, from this pattern, so may things can be constructed, a dress a top (shirt) a skirt ,a jacket, and a coat. There was a time I made all my clothes and patte…
paintedlady89 commented on the article Announcing BurdaStyle Day!
Hi I started a group called Mesa Sew & Swap and planned a meet up Thursday, but I didn’t get it linked into the Burda site correctly, does anyone know how I can get the group linked to the Burda Me…
paintedlady89 commented on the project Springtime Frock
A beautiful pattern. I love the way the skirt is gathered, makes it very flattering.
1 May, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Announcing BurdaStyle Day!
I love to meet up and celebrate BurdaStyle Day!
paintedlady89 commented on the article Comment to Win Sewing Patterns from Amy Butler!
I love Amy Butler patterns so I would love any of them, but my pick would be the reversible sandlewood jacket and the liverpool. It would be great to make this pieces to add to the my weekly wardrobe!
paintedlady89 commented on the article Tips for Sewing Lingerie + Win a Copy of Sweet Nothings!
I love soft cottons…but for evening wear it’s wonderful to wear silk!
paintedlady89 commented on the article Meet Artist Susan Wasinger + Win a Copy of Her New Book, Sewn by Hand!
Keeping these traditions alive are very impotant, because it teaches us where we’ve been and where we can gio further into the future.
3 April, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Comment To Win: ReSew
I love altering everything! I must admit though, I have only recycled pillowcases and sheets into backpacks for the child crisis center. I am looking forward to this new and interesting hobby. I pl…
2 April, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Fiber Play + Win a Copy of Laura Zukaite's Book, Luxe Knits!
It fun to mix it up! A knitted collar on a top. How about knitted cuffs on sleeves or a knitted buttoncover om a blouse! It’s always fun to put together sewn buttoms and knitted top!
29 March, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Comment to Win a Brother Project Runway Limited Edition Innov-ís 40 Sewing Machine
This is a fabulous contest. This is a great machine to sew up the super cute new safari and summer fashion looks. I would sew up a storm! I would utilize the 5 one-step auto-size buttonhole styles….
23 March, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Safari Look: In or Out?
I just adore the feminine touches to the safai look. Pleated ruffles are to die for. It makes the look more sophistcated!
3 March, 2011
paintedlady89 commented on the article Announcing Fiskars Unzipped: The Tutorial Contest!
When I shop for scissors, I look at the features that I need in the pair of scissors. I usually pick out the scissors that provide multiple benefits. It’s important to have the right scissors for t…