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  • 07:29 PM

    puffling commented on the project New Girl red dress

    Super cute, and I totally understand the obsession: after watching the first episode, I made the same dress! I used Simplicity 2444 (Project Runway), but lengthened it because I’m not 20 years ol…

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  • 09:23 PM

    puffling commented on the article The Unsung Notion: Beeswax

    Hi Marina – I’ve yet to use beeswax, but I’ll file this away for future reference. (My first memory of hearing about this technique was in a Laura Ingalls Wilder story about a cobbler making boots…

15 November, 2011

13 November, 2011

  • 07:08 PM

    puffling favorited the project Sailor Top
  • 03:19 PM

    puffling commented on the project First Try Jenny

    Thanks patti-r; it’s a simple pattern, but the instructions are a bit slim (i.e. it isn’t obvious that your stitches will show on the front band until you get to that step, then you have to decide …

  • 03:16 PM

    puffling commented on the project First Try Jenny

    Thanks francini; I think I now have the nerve to cut into my Laotian fabric without too many regrets ;) I think I need to find a nice skinny gold belt to wear with it….

11 November, 2011

  • 08:54 PM

    puffling added the project First Try Jenny

    I have a very precious piece of black cotton with a border of gold embroidery that I bought in Laos many moons ago. Before I cut into it, I thought I’d better do a muslin, and so I dug out some my…

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9 November, 2011