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28 February, 2015



22 February, 2015

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    sewingfan1 favorited the project Color Blocking & Zipper³
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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Adding Side Panels

    Where is it tight? All over or just over the hips? If it was all over, i would open up the side seams (including the sleeves) and the centre back seam, measure myself against the dress to see how m…



1 February, 2015

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project Cap sleeve crop top

    Very pretty

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Clear elastic

    What’s the reason for the elastic? Is it stretch fabric & the elastic is as a stabiliser so they keep their shape? If so, you could use thin strips of the fabric if it’s a non fraying sort, or the …

  • 08:19 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic where can I find the finished garment measurements?

    Nope, i’ve never seen finished garment measurements on a burda pattern and the amount of ease can vary greatly. Best to measure your pattern pieces and match them to your body size



30 January, 2015

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Help understanding a pattern

    Glad you sorted it :-)

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    sewingfan1 commented on the pattern Diagonal Panel Pants 02/2015

    That’s for ‘tall’ sizes. There’s a separate chart for that. 72 is equivalent to size 36, 76=38 etc. The difference between size categories is based on height only (standard size=height 5ft 6ins, ta…

  • 07:41 PM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the pattern Diagonal Panel Pants 02/2015

    That’s for ‘tall’ sizes. There’s a separate chart for that. 72 is equivalent to size 36, 76=38 etc. The difference between size categories is based on height only (standard size=height 5ft 6ins, ta…

  • 07:38 PM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic STILL cannot figure out the sizing-Sizes 72???

    That’s for ‘tall’ sizes. There’s a separate chart for that. 72 is equivalent to size 36, 76=38 etc. The difference between size categories is based on height only (standard size=height 5ft 6ins, ta…



23 January, 2015

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Help understanding a pattern

    Usually if it’s an extension there will be a corresponding piece with the same number but letter A after it, eg if the pieces you have are no.1&2, then there should be two other pattern pieces numb…



17 January, 2015



14 January, 2015

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project A blissful afternoon

    Woo, this has come out so well and I’m so glad you say it’s easy to make as it’s on my to do list!

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Vera Wang Inspired bridal gown

    Is there a picture you could share? The one on your profile is too small to see the detail if it’s that one :-)



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2 December, 2014

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Trouble Fitting

    Oooh, liking the advice re the dress form. Might try that on mine



25 November, 2014