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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…



14 January, 2015



13 January, 2015

  • 02:20 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project Scrub Hats

    Those floral prints are gorgeous and no one will mistake your hats for their own! Hope they keep you happy during your work shifts. I’m sure that patients find them interesting to see as well!

  • 02:18 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project Curtain bag on wheels

    I like your blue fabric better than the original bag that came with your bundle buggy (or grocery cart)! My first thought was “what is a curtain bag” when I saw a familar frame with wheels>for groc…

  • 02:12 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project Fall violet jacket

    Like that raspberry/purple tone and the pattern makes it easy to wear for quick outings or errands!

    I also enjoy seeing different places behind people in photos too!

  • 02:10 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project wedding dress for sposa d'autore contest.

    I like the overall styles as they have less lace/embellishments than contemporary traditional wedding dresses. The use of transparent fabrics with the silk adds interest as well. Both dresses are f…

  • 02:07 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project ńĆarobni Akord

    The print does suggest a Viyella floral print (a fine wool/cotton) on a dark fabric that Viyella seemed very fond of making for fabrics. I love the options you had in using the various prints as yo…

  • 02:02 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project Colorful Animal Print Frock

    Glad you tried a new print for your dress and special occasion! Now when you see the photos, you’ll always remember it was for your 20th anniversary! :) Great effort!

  • 01:44 AM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Help on fabrics!!!

    There also looks to be a colour-matched underlining/lining fabric for the body of the dress. Very lightweight lining to suit the surface fabric.

  • 01:41 AM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic February 2015 BurdaStyle preview

    There’s a second gallery of the February garments (without models) on the German site. I’m really keen on the diagonal lines on this jacket. For some reason, I’d want a busy print from Ikea to make…



1 January, 2015

  • 05:15 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project Ankara Sailor Shorts

    Amazing fabrics to use for your shorts! Wonderful to see.

  • 05:13 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project Party Dress :)

    Ellen, Hollywood stylists should be calling you to dress some actresses! No more ball gowns with poufy trains and tiny strapless bodices. The actresses need dresses like you’re sewing! Really effec…

  • 05:06 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project Dressed for winter

    I read your blog: one night to make and enlarge pattern pieces, another night to place and cut pieces and a third to sew the entire coat-WOW! Love the fabric and how you decorated the sleeves, sho…

  • 04:46 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project fun in the snow-skirt

    Cheery and colourful skirt. Your friends will be able to spot you in a crowd.