1 July, 2014
uglybeat commented on the article A New Giveaway for Vintage Fashion Lovers
I love this book! All my patterns are organized in an IKEA Expedit bookcase by type of garment. I could look at them for hours…
3 December, 2013
uglybeat commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Husqvarna Viking 6D Premier Embroidery Software
A new sewing machine—-mine is biting the dust!
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7 March, 2012
uglybeat commented on the article The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook Variation Designers: Miho Kawamura
Cute skirt! Love the print as well!
31 December, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 31 - Win a Thread Box from Gütermann!
Lovely prize! I would use this for all the dresses I have planned to make for the upcoming spring and summer. Lotsa sundresses since it gets really hot in Texas!
26 December, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 25 - 5 Winners will Receive a Copy of Sweat Shop Paris!
My project recently was a purse made out of vintage muu-muu material that’s totally psychedelic!!! I have been wanting a new purse for ages, but I kept putting it off, thinking I wouldn’t be able …
25 December, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 24 - Win Sewing and DIY titles from STC Craft|Melanie Falick Books!
The Stitch Lab in Austin, TX is pretty groovy. Nice gals too!
21 December, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 21- Win a H|CLASS™ 100Q Sewing Machine by HUSQVARNA VIKING®! [U.S. Only]
I sew because it gives me immense satifaction and I love vintage patterns. It’s hard to find affordable, awesome vintage anyway and this way I get to customize it. I have a bedroom dedicated to s…
13 December, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 13 - Win a 5234PRW Project Runway™ Limited Edition Serger from Brother!
I learned a bit from my mom, and a bit from school sewing horrid purple sweat pants I never finished. I continued to sew a bit thru college, mainly altering vintage clothes to fit. The last coupl…
12 December, 2011
uglybeat commented on the project posthorn bow blouse
AAAACK!!!! This is so cute! Love the style, fabric, etc. Thanks so much for sharing.
uglybeat commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 11 - Win 2 Seam Allowance Guides and a $200 Tessuti Fabric Voucher from SeamAllowanceGuide.com!
Definitely transfering markings. What a pain! I just wanna sew, sew, sew!!!!
8 December, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 7 - Win a Holding Pattern Overnight Bag from ModCloth!
I think it would make a great gift for me, to hold materials to make gifts for others! (knitted scarves, handmade stamps, etc…) Seriously, this bag is super inspiring for the avid sewist, craft…
29 November, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Featured Member: janene
Love your style and your creations. Thanks for the inspirational story!
23 November, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Comment to Win ONE MORE "My Double Deluxe" Dress Form from Dritz!
My seam gauge. I’m not the neatest person, and oftentimes it gets buried under random pieces of fabric! I’m writing this to get up the energy to go in there and clean!
9 November, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Trend On Trend: Bra Tops
I love the top by Pucci. I think if I wore one of these, people would be blinded by my incredibly white stomach. I think I’ll spare them.
uglybeat commented on the article Comment to Win a "My Double Deluxe" Dress Form from Dritz!
I love my embroidery scissors that I used to clip threads. They’re owl-shaped and are heavy-weight. Cute and functional, just like I like it!
21 September, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Comment to Win "1,2,3 Sew!"
I love the variety of fabrics, love upcycling, and love creating unique garments.
10 August, 2011
uglybeat commented on the project Tulip Print Halter Dress
I loooove this! I wish it was in size 34! PLEASE make a size 34! Please?! (I’m begging now)
21 June, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article A Hankie a Day
So cool and inspiring! I have a bunch of cute hankies I found that I’m looking at with fresh eyes. I also like the idea of scanning the older ones. Thank you!
4 May, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: How Sewing Changed the Lives of an Afghan Family
What a lovely book. I love sewing so much as I’m able to upcycle and make cool things out of inexpensive thrift store finds, which makes my clothes unique. I don’t feel I have to be a slave to th…
30 March, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Zipper Accessories
Zowie! Cool ideas all over the place! I’m kinda thinking zippers as piping would be kinda neat. I loooove piping and this zipper trend would be perfect!
29 March, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Comment To Win: ReSew
Very cool! I can’t tell you how many hideous polyester muu-muus I’ve turned into cute minis—just by tracing over a favorite go-go dress and sewing that shape. It’s great, especially if it’s a st…
8 March, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Comment to Win a Copy of "Flirt Skirts"!
I’m a fan of A-line skirts as I adore the 60’s! I like embellishing them with embroidery, pockets, ric rac, etc. The possibilities are endless!
2 March, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Embellish It!
I don’t have much patience for embroidery but love it so much! I’m thinking it might be kinda cool to do some machine embroidery on some pockets…
uglybeat commented on the article Which Fashion Era Are You?
Love the 50’s, but I am the biggest fan of the 60’s since I’m kinda flat-chested and I love psychedelic and mod prints. I would love to sew more 50’s dresses from my vintage pattern stash, but the…
23 February, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Making Button Rings + Comment to Win a Copy of "Button Ware"!
I looove vintage buttons. I have a bag of 50’s/60’s buttons and am constantly dreaming of cute dresses to sew up so I can use the buttons! firstname.lastname@example.org
uglybeat commented on the article Comment to Win a Copy of Wendy Mullin's New Book, "Built by Wendy Coats and Jackets"!
My dream jacket would definitely be fitted with piping. I loooove piping! email@example.com
25 January, 2011
uglybeat commented on the article Sewing with SINGER® and The Martha Stewart Show: Make Your Own Reversible Purse
The 1st sewing project I can remember was in 7th grade home ec—-a horrid puple pair of sweatpants I never completed! Thank goodness I’ve moved on and I love sewing now! (my taste is better too)
uglybeat commented on the project Fabric Covered Shoes: Make Your Own
Those are amazing. Thanks for the awesome tute!!!