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1 April, 2015

  • 04:18 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Pattern Reveal!

    It’d be a hoot if you could get the Alexander Henry cotton print from King Textiles that has a black ground and women in colourful dresses crossing the street. If it’s still available, it would be …

  • 04:14 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article Design Academy: 9 New Patterns

    Mood Fabrics’ brown fabric choices for the blazer are much nicer than some of the ready-to-wear khaki or tan choices I see on store clothing racks!
    I like the original black print shown on the lo…

  • 04:07 PM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Why bother publishing instructions for digital patterns

    I understood that the first US BurdaStyle quarterly issue came with some code to access the downloadable patterns but that process was discontinued with subsequent issues. I don’t know if the first…

  • 03:57 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article March 2015 Favorites

    That wrap blouse is waiting for a perfect print fabric so that I too can be a happy owner of the top!

  • 03:56 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article March 2015 Favorites

    I purchased the March 2015 issue mainly because of the Hawaiian prints featured in the issue! I was not able to snag the February issue (jacket) but have one last best hope to try.

    While I still…



9 March, 2015

  • 05:25 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article The Spring 2015 Issue of BurdaStyle US is here!

    Last week, I actually saw copies of the Winter issue of BurdaStyle US at a Chapters bookstore west of Toronto, ON! Thrilled because in December, I did not see any issues. Local Michael’s stores do …

  • 05:19 PM

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    purplefan commented on the project Sweatshirt Jumpsuit :)

    Wow, green grass already in Norway? The snow is finally melting here in Ontario…

    I like the outfit colour because you are dressed and at the same time, the colour will help obscure any mud or …



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19 February, 2015

  • 04:55 PM

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    purplefan commented on the project Cloth baby booties

    Happy colours and fabric prints for those booties! They add some extra flair to a baby’s outfit.

  • 04:52 PM

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    purplefan commented on the project Burda11/2014model125

    Wonderful project! I love seeing the neckline ruffles and curved sweater openings. I can see this pattern being used with bright colours and maybe even patterned fabric (tone-on-tone). Thanks for s…

  • 04:43 PM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Fill in the blank: If I had an entire day

    Try posting in the Somebody Help Me forum area.

    Burdastyle offers many innovative dresses.

  • 04:39 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article The New And Improved BurdaStyle US!

    This update is more along the lines of what Burdastyle regulars were hoping for. Yes, expect to have a cost increase but with a US team doing the instructions, we benefit from clearer instructions….



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19 January, 2015

  • 07:18 PM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Old Burda Magazines

    Have you gone through the Classified posts in Burda Style to see if anyone is selling the issue?
    What I have noticed is that if you can deal with languages other than English for Burda Style, you …

  • 07:10 PM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Yokes? What am I doing wrong!?

    Thanks for including the pattern images from the instruction. I have yet to master that kind of curve in sewing and yes I attempted a sweetheart neckline dress with lining. I probably would advise …

  • 07:05 PM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Where to sell unused fabric?

    You can try posting in backpage (dot) com for the community nearest to you. Ensure you have a list of some kind of yardages and types of fabrics-it just ensures you get people knowing what they nee…



15 January, 2015

  • 05:29 AM

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    purplefan commented on the article Loft Life: 9 New Trending Plus Size Patterns

    Nellisa, I hope you know German. The patterns are produced by Burda Style in Germany (there’s a Facebook page as well).
    These patterns can be tweaked to suit sewists’ needs.
    I like the two-tone…