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sewingfan1

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29 June, 2013

  • 06:50 PM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic How do you store your stash?

    Ooohh, i love your ring binder ideas. They’d be really useful for experimenting with mixing and matching colours and styles of fabric for projects too.



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21 June, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Gathered evening dress pattern107 June burda

    This dress has 4 pieces (2 left and 2 right) for both the front and back bodice? So the “Stitch front and back section seams” – this dress has a centre front piece and a side front piece (same for …



16 June, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic What do you do with surplus fabric?

    I just went through my stash this weekend and put all my cut offs/sample fabrics together in one box. I thought some of them will be useful if I do a colour block item where I’d only need a small p…



15 June, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic BurdaStyle Magazine 04/2012 missing patterns

    It doesn’t matter if it’s not on the list, it just means it’s not one they offer for sale at the moment so you can’t link your project to an existing one but you can still laod your project and jus…



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11 June, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project Crushed Velvet

    Ah, that looks great! I’ve got some crushed velvet in the same colour in my stash that I’ve been unable to decide on a project for – I think you’ve got the right idea mising it up with another fabric.

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Commercial pattern trouble

    Look up tutorials online for sewing curves. I found a really good one called “sewing princess seams and other treachorous curves” from Threads magazine but it doesn’t seem to be available any more …



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5 June, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project another crazy dress

    That’s beautiful. I cut out a picture of a stunning evening dress with the same effect to the skirt as yours hoping to find out how to recreate it at some point, it’s still inmy future projects pile.



4 June, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project Another maxi dress (based on Dots Invasion Dress by AnaJan)

    It’s actually grown on me and i always get compliments when I wear it so must have done something right :-)

    Just reading through what i’d written in my description, i didn’t make it clear that the…

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Dust remover can spray

    I use an old make up brush as the dust seems to stick to it and make it easy to remove

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic How do you store your stash?

    I did start to get a system for my stash- clear plastic boxes in the loft with fabric sorted and boxes labelled by type (eg stretch fabrics, cottons, linings) and then a couple under my bed with fa…



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24 May, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Shoulder seams on Poplin Dress 05/2013 #124

    It sounds like it has a lining really as you cut out the front pieces x4 and the back x2 so there’d be a double layer of the fabric for the bodice, it is probably really difficult to write instruct…