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27 May, 2013

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    sallyellis commented on the project Dark Blue Dark Night

    Hi Ralf,
    Completed dress, and at a guess at least two sizes too big! (ha ha!) My total inexperience of pattern reading and measuring I think had a lot to do with it. I have learnt loads though, and…



12 May, 2013

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    sallyellis commented on the project Dark Blue Dark Night

    Hi Ralf,
    I can now really appreciate just how talented you are as I’ve just started to put together my first dress. It’s a far cry from Brockbears, they are so easy in comparison!
    I’ll post my ’eff…



13 April, 2013



3 March, 2012

  • 02:32 PM

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    sallyellis commented on the project Champagne Brockbear

    Hi ArtNinja! Thanks for your kind comments. Particularly like your range of Alice in Wonderland characters. Keep sewing!
    Sally

  • 02:29 PM

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    sallyellis added zaarissima as a friend
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    sallyellis commented on the project Champagne Brockbear

    Hi and thanks, just love all your creations! As you can imagine I have a soft spot for your bears! Sally

  • 02:21 PM

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    sallyellis commented on the project Champagne Brockbear

    Many thanks! and I particularly like you blue summer dress with all your handmade details, you’re very versatile! Sally



1 March, 2012

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    sallyellis commented on the project Champagne Brockbear

    Hi flowergirl22,
    Champagne hasn’t got an owner yet! She’s waiting patiently on a chair in the sunshine….

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    sallyellis added the project Champagne Brockbear
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    10" fully jointed Brockbear. Champagne colour tummy and upper parts of legs with complimentary cream mohair to complete her look!

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29 January, 2012

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    sallyellis commented on the project Silk Blouse in Lilac

    Hi Ralf,
    What a beautiful shirt. The neckline/collar is very flattering and I love your choice of fabric… you are so cleaver!
    Sally



2 January, 2012

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    sallyellis commented on the project Pandora

    Pandora adopted by a little girl today….

  • 11:03 PM

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    sallyellis commented on the project Cupcake Pillowcase

    Great choice of fabric patterns, and a wonderful result! Look forward to seeing more of your work, happy sewing! Sally



14 November, 2011

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    sallyellis commented on the project November Brockbear

    Traditions should be kept alive! there’s always mileage in the old school philosophy! Sally x

  • 07:14 PM

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    sallyellis commented on the project November Brockbear

    Hi, ‘smallone’,
    Hand colouring by me is normally by a fabric pen where you literally draw and blend on the material and as the mohair/alpaca is two toned, by cutting and shaving through the layers,…



12 November, 2011

  • 05:34 PM

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    sallyellis commented on the project November Brockbear

    Cute… could say the same to you with all those Barbie and Ken outfits! Excellent Idea x

  • 05:33 PM

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    sallyellis commented on the project November Brockbear

    Hi Adriana,
    Many thanks for your kind comments! November is partially machine sewed and hand finished. He’s scissor sculpted and hand coloured and stuffed with lots of love! The fabric is an Alpaca…



11 November, 2011



25 July, 2011

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    sallyellis posted a message on sallyellis's wall

    Hi pushi, that’s correct. A relatively small fire but a lot of smoke damage. All of the upstairs was covered in a layer of oily smut. But I am thankful for small mercies. Do get your smoke alarms c…

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    sallyellis posted a message on sallyellis's wall

    Hi Ralf,
    Many thanks for your words of support! Slowly getting tidy. Haven’t picked up a needle and thread for ages as there’s too much to organise here at the moment. Everyones OK, and the cat is …



11 March, 2011

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    sallyellis commented on the project March Brockbear

    Thanks, Ralf! Hows your Chanel costume going? Can’t wait to see finished product! Sallyx



10 March, 2011

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    sallyellis added the project March Brockbear
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    10" jointed Brockbear commissioned for a newborn due at the end of March. First time I have used this mix of Alpaca and Mohair. Much harder to sew together, but great for scissor sculpting due to i…

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17 February, 2011

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    sallyellis commented on the project Lovely Love Cat

    The colours are perfect. Love the splash of pink and the eyes make it for me! Going to see if I can find book you talk about.

  • 07:45 PM

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    sallyellis commented on the project Cute Sheep

    Cute sheep, even cuter cat!

  • 07:42 PM

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    sallyellis commented on the project Teddy Bears

    Love the Mad Red One especially! Did you cut away to let the backing show through? What’s the material called, I want to make one!



12 February, 2011

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    sallyellis commented on the project February Brockbear

    Hi ‘chromachord’. Thanks for your kind comments. As I’ve progressed, I have realised that it really does make a difference to use good quality materials. It’s amazing how from the same pattern you …



10 February, 2011

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    sallyellis commented on the project February Brockbear

    Hi and thanks! I’m thinking what will March look like already… You’ve got some great outfits in your collection. I particularly like the b/w image of the dress for a wedding. Very classic and bea…

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    sallyellis added the project February Brockbear
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    10" five jointed Brockbear

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