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sewingfan1

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24 April, 2013



23 April, 2013

  • 09:16 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Pattern Paper

    I just use greaseproof baking paper, cheap and cheerful.



22 April, 2013



21 April, 2013

  • 07:15 PM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project Getting ready for the Great Gatsby

    haha, and extra lazy – I couldn’t be bothered to put a zip in :-) Thanks for the comments.

  • 01:30 PM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project Sleeping Beauty dress

    Thanks both! Just got a text from her mum to say she loves it and doesn’t want to take it off. She has some good ideas, she designed a bag for me to make for her the other month :-) just keeping my…

  • 10:36 AM

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    sewingfan1 added the project Getting ready for the Great Gatsby
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    I loved this dress when saw it in the Burda mag and made it almost immediately so I’ve had it for quite a while now.

    As it looked just about perfect to me in the magazine I did more or less a …

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  • 10:19 AM

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    sewingfan1 added the project Sleeping Beauty dress
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    My niece really wanted a reversible Sleeping Beauty dress as in the Disney movie it keeps having its colour switched from pink to blue. I tried suggesting a two tone fabric instead that changes col…

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17 April, 2013



16 April, 2013

  • 08:25 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project Vinyl Zipper Jacket

    It’s brilliant! and your photos are lovely as ever :-)

  • 08:23 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the article In The Navy: 10 New Sewing Patterns

    Ahh, viva the difference in tastes :-) I loved quite a few from this collection when I got the magazine and made a couple of them straight away. The wrap style dress in particular is so easy to mak…



13 April, 2013



7 April, 2013

  • 11:13 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Drape Drape 1 vs Drape Drape 2

    I bought drapedrape2 as i preferred the patterns in there from what i remember. I looked online for images from the books to see which patterns were in each. There’s a gorgeous skirt panel with a d…

  • 11:08 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Sewing Non Stretch With a Stretch Pattern.

    I certainly skip the linings quite regularly if the fabric is thick enough on its own :-)



4 April, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Sewing Non Stretch With a Stretch Pattern.

    Where isn’t it fitting properly? I don’t think I’d have added any inches to the pattern pieces as it’s not like it’s a really tight fitting dress so I’m not sure why it needed to be in stretch fabr…



3 April, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project Life As We Know It

    Really gorgeous! Love the fabric.

  • 08:48 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Floral Fabric Search!

    Ah, nice choice! I was thinking jersey fabric may be suitable but it says the fabric needs some ‘body’ to it so prob wouldn’t be suitable. You can find cottons, sateen, wool jersey etc that has bod…



30 March, 2013



29 March, 2013

  • 08:42 PM

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    sewingfan1 added the project Hit and miss
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    Another pattern I loved the look of from Burda (Dec 2010) and which I made a while back. It’s actually for petite sizes so I had a practice at lengthening a pattern which worked fine. May well make…

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  • 08:33 PM

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    sewingfan1 added the project Two attempts
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    I loved the look of this dress when I saw it in Burda (Dec 2010) and was determined to make it, but oh what fun I’ve had with it (not!!!).

    I made the dark green version first using a moleskin t…

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28 March, 2013



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26 March, 2013