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PennyMac

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28 July, 2015



19 July, 2015

  • 08:59 AM

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    PennyMac commented on the forum topic New to Burda -- Seam Allowances ??

    Take two very soft pencils (you can get them from art shops), tape them together with a slice of eraser sandwiched between. The slice of eraser needs to be the right thickness to hold the pencil p…



13 July, 2015

  • 12:07 PM

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    PennyMac commented on the forum topic Armscye dart 7509 alteration

    oh! you did give the pattern number. I just Googled the pattern – a bias cut t-shirt? If it’s that one you could definitely move the dart to the under arm, if that’s where you are used to dealing w…

  • 12:01 PM

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    PennyMac commented on the forum topic Armscye dart 7509 alteration

    I have to do the opposite – FBA – on all my patterns :) you don’t mention which pattern you are altering, so this might not help, but it is possible to shift the dart temporarily to another locatio…

  • 11:33 AM

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    PennyMac commented on the project Skirt aka Pants :-)

    Looking good! Love the culottes and the jacket looks really great with them.
    Thanks for the tips for inseam pockets – I’ve not been happy with Burda’s instructions for creating them and I top-sti…

  • 11:22 AM

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    PennyMac commented on the project Kelseys designer dress, burda 04/2015

    Another lovely dress; I don’t know how you find the time! Beautifully done.



20 June, 2015



2 June, 2015

  • 11:59 AM

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    PennyMac commented on the project Painsly Jacket

    Lovely.

  • 11:58 AM

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    PennyMac commented on the project Origami Bow Wrap Skirt

    I really like the details you give on your blog – you made a number of really elegant refinements. It is a fantastic skirt, like Mokara I didn’t give this pattern a second look when it was publishe…

  • 11:52 AM

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    PennyMac commented on the project bollywood-inspired

    You look like a movie star! Love the way you’ve made the bodice.



22 May, 2015



12 May, 2015

  • 03:42 PM

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    PennyMac commented on the project To the MAX-i

    Oh my goodness … what fabric! Amazing dress, I love the straps at the back. And I love that print. Brilliant.



11 May, 2015

  • 07:52 PM

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    PennyMac commented on the project Superstar

    beautiful. Well done!

  • 07:50 PM

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    PennyMac commented on the article Trend Spotting: Apron/Wrap Pants

    I completely agree – I’ve raised this before. Adverts I can live with, but Burda needs to keep the site enjoyable to use and these ads are infuriating.



10 May, 2015



9 May, 2015



6 May, 2015

  • 12:53 PM

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    PennyMac commented on the forum topic Sailor pants #125: instructions very confusing

    Yes, Burda pattern instructions are … well, I shall be polite and say rather light-weight. For welt pockets and other techniques I generally ignore the Burda instructions and look for a tutorial …

  • 12:42 PM

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    PennyMac commented on the forum topic Pattern Storage? Printouts and Traces how do you store

    I bought a load of A4 envelopes. I glue the instruction sheet with line drawing of the style and cutting layout onto the front of the envelope and then I fold up the glued together printout, put i…



5 May, 2015

  • 09:27 PM

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    PennyMac commented on the project makenzi family affair. ..

    How fantastic do they look?!! Stunning, I particularly like the green and yellow maxi. You did an amazing job.