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sewpretty

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2 March, 2011

  • 01:35 AM

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    sewpretty commented on the article Which Fashion Era Are You?

    30s, 40s and 50s! I love them all – but I guess the 40s is probably my favourite, followed closely by early 50s. I do hope that Burda posts some patterns reminiscent of these eras, especially sinc…



30 December, 2010

  • 06:33 PM

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    sewpretty commented on the project Audrey inspired Kasia

    I had the same problem with the covered buttons popping off. I used a glue gun to glue the bottom part into the button part – it was a bit finicky to keep the fabric in place, but I think i dabbed…

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    sewpretty commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 30 Win a Sulky Thread Assortment!

    I learned from my mom (machine sewing) and a bit from my grandmother (hand sewing) when I was in elementary school. My first “real” project was my prom dress – a bit of an ambitious project, I know…



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17 December, 2010

  • 11:10 PM

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    sewpretty commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 17 Win an Oliso Smart Iron!

    Silk to make men’s ties is really difficult to find. I have gone everywhere! The majority of silks are blouse weight or super thin scarf weight. I am trying desperately to find more options for …



11 November, 2010

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    sewpretty commented on the article Rate The Runway-- Project Runway Finale Show

    I think it might be because of the timing between when Fashion week actually happens and when the show is aired — people who go to fashion week would see only 3 contestants and that would be a giv…



18 March, 2010

  • 10:06 PM

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    sewpretty commented on the project summer dress for Italy

    This is so beautiful! It looks just perfect on you! And yes, I would love to know which pattern you used – it is very retro-inspired, and just what I’m looking for. Fabulous job!



8 May, 2009

  • 07:43 AM

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    sewpretty added the project Contrast Kasia Skirt
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    I made this skirt with pink microsuede fabric and black stretch velour-type fabric. The fit wasn’t perfect (I made it too small at first) and then when I tried to fix the seams to make it fit, the…

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  • 06:51 AM

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    sewpretty added the project JJ Blouse ala Alicja
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    I picked up this shiny fabric with blue flowers to try out the JJ pattern (without the ruffles). I figured I might as well make something I can wear if I can pull off the pattern the first time. …

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