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4 March, 2011

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    pinksalamander commented on the project Nude pearl

    I was going to attempt to make something like this myself with the lace overlay, but couldn’t bear thinking about how to go about it, yours looks excellent though!

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    pinksalamander favorited the project Nude pearl


2 February, 2011



26 January, 2011

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    pinksalamander commented on the project Strawberry pincushion

    I just used normal polyester fluff, basically toy stuffing. I’ve seen people selling emery though, which sharpens your pins when you push them in. This pincushion is quite large though so would pro…



25 January, 2011



24 January, 2011

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    pinksalamander added the project Strawberry pincushion
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    Needed a new pincushion as mine vanished!

    Well here it is, I’ve never been particularly good at fiddly sewing, and this was fiddly! Getting it neat in the apex was really hard.

    The top part i…

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    pinksalamander added the project Tweed bow skirt
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    This is my second go at the Jenny skirt using a pink/purple tweed I picked up for about £10 in the remnant section.

    There is a reason behind the pink line detail, it wasn’t intentional!

    I was…

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16 January, 2011

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    pinksalamander added the project Silky scarf
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    Well, he wore his new tweed waistcoat into town today and we decided we could do with a scarf, so here is a 15 minute scarf I whipped up from so…

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    pinksalamander added the project Tweed waistcoat
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    Burda pattern 7799 – This pattern has no lining and I couldn’t figure out the pockets from their weird instructions so I decided to do a welt pocket. using wzrdreams "one-piece welt pocket tutorial…

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6 January, 2011

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    pinksalamander commented on the project A vest for Mister!

    I’ll look to this project for inspiration, I’ve just started sewing my first waistcoat for the boyfriend and have spent all day crying into my sewing machine over my practice welt pockets. Yours lo…

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    pinksalamander commented on the technique One-piece Single Welt Pocket

    This is a great tutorial up until step 12 when it makes no sense. I’m half way through and can’t go on cos it makes no sense. Help?

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    pinksalamander commented on the technique One-piece Single Welt Pocket

    I can’t figure out what this step is saying at all. Any help?

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