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7 January, 2013



6 January, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project emerald green mish mash dream!!!

    Shame you didn’t get to wear it! I think with sequinned fabric you’re meant to unpick the sequins from the seam allowances before sewing, that’s what I’ve heard. The few times I’ve used sequinned s…



5 January, 2013



4 January, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic fitted dress closure advice

    I guess it depends how thick your fabric is, if it was thick enough it should hide any of the lumps and bumps of the hooks I’d have thought. Or why not put an invisible zipper from the bottom of th…



3 January, 2013



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31 December, 2012

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic HELP : Gathered Sheath Dress 11/2012 #138

    I think, because it’s so close fitting, it could be difficult to walk in and sit down in if there were no stretch to the fabric, but a slit would prob solve that if it doesn’t already have one. I h…

  • 02:13 PM

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    sewingfan1 added the project Granny's tartan
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    Another piece of fabric mum gave me from my nan’s old stash. I’m sure she said it was the Gordon tartan that my nan bought as she is from that clan but either she’s mistaken, my nan was conned or I…

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic How to change pleated pattern piece into non-pleated?

    Or would it work if you cut out your front piece using the pattern piece as is and then for the back piece, fold the pleats in place on the paper pattern piece and tape them flat before pinning it …



30 December, 2012

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project Fancy Wrap Blouse

    Beautiful! You’re right about fabrics, they can completely change the look of a pattern



20 December, 2012



19 December, 2012

  • 01:56 PM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project Dress With Knot Front

    It looks great. Works well with the long sleeves! Was it an easy pattern to work with? I’ve thought about having a go at it myself a few times but am not in the mood for anything too challenging at…

  • 01:52 PM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project peplums top

    Looks great. It’s such a great pattern to work with and gives really stylish end results I think.

  • 01:50 PM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project My Rock and Roll dress

    I have phobias about doing pleats too for some reason. No idea why as they’re really not that difficult and you’ve done a great job.

  • 01:48 PM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project mccall's gone wrong

    It was worth sticking with it. End result looks lovely. What were the issues you were having with it?

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic portuguese burda

    You’d probably have to subscribe to it unless you can find an big international magazine or sewing shop there who you could persuade to buy english copies in for you. I had the same problem when li…



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12 December, 2012

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