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shavlin

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19 January, 2015



17 January, 2015

  • 10:50 PM

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    shavlin commented on the project Nadja #1 Dress - Mod. #2

    Thank you for your kind words – I would definitely recommend giving the buttons a go they are really easy to do and look great :-)

  • 10:48 PM

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    shavlin commented on the project Nadja #1 Dress - Mod. #2

    Thank you, I initially was looking for big plastic buttons that I could sew on with an contrasting cross stitch but I couldn’t find the colour I really wanted so I went with the self-cover buttons …

  • 10:46 PM

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    shavlin commented on the project Nadja #1 Dress - Mod. #2

    Thank you

  • 10:46 PM

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    shavlin commented on the project Nadja #1 Dress - Mod. #2

    Thank you – I just yellow at the moment :)

  • 10:43 PM

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    shavlin commented on the project Nadja #1 - Dress Mod. #1

    Thank you – it turned out even better than I thought it would. It really didn’t take too long to make enough strips, maybe one hour. I used a rotary cutter, cut three different widths for each fabr…

  • 10:36 PM

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    shavlin commented on the project Nadja #1 - Dress Mod. #1

    Thank you – I am really happy with how it turned out.

  • 07:53 AM

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    shavlin added the project Nadja #1 Dress - Mod. #2
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    I spent so much time modifying the pattern and fitting to my size/shape I thought I should make at least one more dress with the pattern (and its sooo comfortable!)

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  • 07:43 AM

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    shavlin added the project Nadja #1 - Dress Mod. #1
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    This dress is a modified version of the Nadja #1 Dress – I turned it into a wrap style dress and omitted the sleeves – Its lined with a cotton lawn and is very comfortable.
    The dress is made from …

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11 January, 2015

  • 11:54 PM

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    shavlin commented on the project Gathered Sleeve Top

    Just beautiful – I don’t often get a chance to just peruse the projects but when I do I always look for your Ellen they are so nice and you style them beautifully and this top is no exception!

  • 09:04 PM

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    shavlin commented on the project Gathered Sleeve Top

    Just beautiful – I don’t often get a chance to just peruse the projects but when I do I always look for your Ellen they are so nice and you style them beautifully and this top is no exception!



10 January, 2015



8 January, 2015

  • 11:06 PM

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    shavlin commented on the project "The Jackie" with flowers

    Great dress – looks great on you! I have been looking for just right the dress to make from some beautiful floral fabric I have and I think this is it … and I have that book/pattern! Perfect timi…

  • 09:13 AM

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    shavlin added the project Daisy Dress Reborn as a Skirt
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    Gathered skirt with a couture tailored waistband (I used ‘The Dressmakers Handbook of Couture Techniques’ by Linda Maynard). The skirt is from a dress I made a few years ago but have lost weight an…

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3 October, 2014



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13 June, 2014



10 June, 2014

  • 11:02 PM

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    shavlin commented on the article Featured Member: Ellen Hatteland

    Great feature, I love your (sewing) work and your life ethic – you’re an inspiration to many on Burda Style :) … If you ever want to sew for your boys try Thread Theory Patterns – an indi company…



9 June, 2014

  • 08:42 AM

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    shavlin commented on the project A Wolf in Jeans

    Thank you – the best thing is they fit perfectly, no cutting the tummy in half when I sit down :)

  • 03:01 AM

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    shavlin added the project My First V8766 before the Shirt Remade
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    This was my first attempt at the Vogue Pattern V8766 – it a very quick and easy dress to make I still recommend making a muslin for fit first though. The V halter-look neck strap is my personal mod…

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