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5 February, 2017

  • 12:18 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project Dress ... romantic

    Fabric print is fabulous. Love the closeup photo of the back of the collar and grandma’s buttons!
    Think many sewists underestimate yardage purchases when they see what they like but don’t have a f…

  • 12:15 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project Lumberjack shirt...

    Great job with pockets, plackets and snaps. Thick wool-you’d have a lot of lint to clean from the feed dogs and bobbin casing. Looks marvellous.

  • 12:12 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project Liberty Silk Satin Almada Robe

    Splendid fabric print for your project. I stopped to comment because I can only see a few Liberty cottons at a quilt store in my general area. What a joy to sew for someone else!
    If you often sew …



4 February, 2017

  • 11:51 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article DIY Unicorn Key Tag

    Fun craft project-it reminds me of the UniKitty character from the Lego Movie. Sewists need fun projects.



30 January, 2017

  • 03:47 AM

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    purplefan commented on the article Mary Tyler Moore's TV Style Moments

    As a 10-year old, I was given a polyester pant suit in generally the same style as Mary’s suit in the photo. Straight leg pants. That was considered fashionable. Not sure I wore the suit often as I…

  • 03:44 AM

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    purplefan commented on the article Best Dressed from the People's Choice Awards

    Like the waterfall/flounce effect on Ms. Chopra’s gown! The fringe on the skirt hem is unexpected. Her outfit seems one of the more comfortable yet stylish ones shown.
    Jamie Chung’s soft yellow c…

  • 03:33 AM

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    purplefan commented on the article Bohemian Deluxe: 10 New Women's Sewing Patterns

    Really am enjoying the fabric prints used in this particular collection. I think the team working on the collection a few months ago had to be feeling the exuberant feeling while sewing the clothin…



20 January, 2017



1 January, 2017

  • 07:23 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article 2016 Year in Review

    Burda Style is highlighting member projects and even running some sewing competitions based on Burda patterns.
    The website has to offer accessibility online-we all cannot show up in New York City …

  • 07:13 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Cutting Out

    Wowsers, Meg! That is inspired occasion sewing! Great outfit for NYE. I’ve been noticing bell sleeves showing in ready to wear lately. Would not mind a top with this sleeve. Actually have not had a…



9 December, 2016



30 November, 2016

  • 09:58 PM

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

    The rolled hem foot created a wonderful hem. I have yet to try using one-it’s certainly better than trying to hold down a folded hem and feeding it into the presser foot to stitch.

  • 09:56 PM

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

    I liked seeing how all three dresses show their sewists’ personal choices in colours and pattern tweaks!

    Meg,those blue sections sort of create a fooler top illusion (at shoulders) or that you h…



24 November, 2016

  • 04:14 AM

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    purplefan commented on the article Meg's Magazine Mash Up: Dress Progress Report 3

    Lots of good tips plus that elastic application! This dress has to go to Italy with you when you take the Craftours trip, Meg!

    I need a real serger as the light serger feature on my machine is …



14 November, 2016



31 October, 2016

  • 02:06 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project Last of Summer Boho Blouse

    Yes, wait for hot days and you’ll be ready for them! Splendid play with two print fabrics.

  • 02:04 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project Pikachu Waist Cincher Corset

    Still love the print!

  • 01:57 AM

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    purplefan commented on the article How to Sew a Kimono

    Pleased to have helped! There are marvellous kimono fabrics online and in shops. One day, I too will make a kimono. Not sure I’d want wear the obi (fabric belts) though!

  • 01:50 AM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Amount of ease on fitting shell?

    Maybe MegH or another Burdastyle team member can address your concerns. I know on the blog that slopers are often a topic that MegH posts about.

  • 01:47 AM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Spam is filling up the projects section

    Yes there are members on the site. Sometimes real life gets in the way of checking in often.
    The regulars will notice your posts.

  • 01:43 AM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic How do you store your patterns?

    I either use a 3-ring plastic pageholder (Avery XL which can hold 5-10pg) or a large zip-top bag.
    You may find that the plastic zipped sheet set bags are good for storing several patterns after us…



28 October, 2016

  • 02:05 PM

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    purplefan commented on the project Pikachu Waist Cincher Corset

    You have a unique Pokemon garment ! I like the blouse print you are wearing as well.
    Cincher would also stun with a shiny solid colour garment. Fun!