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1 May, 2013

  • 08:45 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Novice in Need!

    Plus just take each instruction one at a time. Sometimes it looks overwhelming and doesn’t make sense when you’re reading the whole lot in one go. ie instruction 1 (Pin back shoulder edges to front…



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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.



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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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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…



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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

  • 08:23 AM

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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