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Sara Pereira

finally back - working on a marie skirt

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8 July, 2011



4 July, 2011

  • 06:15 PM

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    Sara Pereira commented on the project A dress for a wedding :)

    I love it! Totally ladylike and figure flattering =) Did you alter the basic bodice pattern or it already has that neckline?



14 May, 2010



11 May, 2010

  • 09:24 PM

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    Sara Pereira commented on the project Strawberry day

    Thank you so much, I have to try this =)

  • 04:11 PM

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    Sara Pereira commented on the project Stunning Summer Dress

    I’ve started by making small projects like a pencil case and stuff like that just to get familiar with my sewing machine (it was new and I had never machine-sewed before). Then I made a simple plea…

  • 01:03 AM

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    Sara Pereira commented on the project Skirtdotcom 2010

    Oh, thanks so much, I just asked the same thing on the strawberry bubble skirt, I didn’t know you had 2 of them or that you had already explained how to make it =)

  • 12:56 AM

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    Sara Pereira favorited the project Le bleu de bluet
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    Sara Pereira commented on the project Strawberry day

    Thats exactly the skirt I want to make! Just bubbly enough. Did you “bubble” the lower hem by adding an elastic or by sewing it to a lining?



10 May, 2010

  • 05:29 PM

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    Sara Pereira commented on the project Stunning Summer Dress

    Lisbon is the capital of Portugal, wich is in the south of Europe, right next to Spain. So we have euro’s here (€) wich is worth more or less the same as the US dollar. I don’t know if New Zeland d…



9 May, 2010

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    Sara Pereira commented on the project Stunning Summer Dress

    Oh, I didn’t know how much fabric you had used. Indeed $6 per metre is not very cheap, it’s the average price in the fabric stores I know here in Lisbon… that was one expensive fabric before bein…

  • 12:54 AM

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    Sara Pereira commented on the project Stunning Summer Dress

    I just love it! So simple and cute =) (and cheap! I wish the fabrics I find half-priced were that pretty)



6 May, 2010



25 April, 2010

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    Sara Pereira commented on the project Navy Top/Corset

    Thanks =)
    When I turn it wrong side out I get scared, but yes, when Its on me I think it looks good, no one has to see the wrong side anyway xD

  • 07:28 PM

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    Sara Pereira commented on the project Navy Top/Corset

    Thank you =)

  • 02:43 AM

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    Sara Pereira added the project Navy Top/Corset
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    So now that I had a dress form and no ideas wich involved patterns, I though, hey, how hard can it be do try and drape a darted top? I’ll just google it. And the answer is: quite hard. Lol! Especia…

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21 April, 2010

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    Sara Pereira commented on the article The Skinny on Plus Size Fashion Blogs

    Loved this post!
    Where I come from almost every girl who doesn’t look like Barbie is considered “chubby” and undesirable. Well, I’m not a “plus size” but one way or another I just hate the concept…

  • 05:07 PM

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    Sara Pereira commented on the project White for Maui

    It is indeed very 50’s, the collar kind of resembles some navy pin-up dresses. Love it. Now I NEED to learn how to make my own patterns xD



20 April, 2010

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    Sara Pereira commented on the project Pods!

    WOW! This was the most unexpected project I’ve ever seen. Amazing! Congratulations.

  • 12:56 AM

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    Sara Pereira commented on the forum topic Lycra sewing

    Thank you so much, both of you =)
    I have triple zig-zag!
    I just didn’t want to waste time in case it wasn’t possible at all. Knowing that it is I’ll know its just a matter of keep trying until I g…



13 April, 2010



12 April, 2010

  • 02:37 AM

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    Sara Pereira commented on the project Duct tape Clone of myself

    Why don’t you ask your craft partner too? He/she kind of owes you lol
    I actually remembered not to ask my boyfriend, he is not very crafty either (what’s with engineers this days?), but when I ment…



11 April, 2010

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    Sara Pereira commented on the project Plasic bag dress.

    Wow… I love this dress and most of your other projects. I love the photos too. And on top of that I’m absolutely impressed you’re just 15!
    I’m sorry, you must get this all the time :$ but what c…

  • 04:28 AM

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    Sara Pereira commented on the project Duct tape Clone of myself

    I thought it might squish everything too, but one of the sites I checked had some tips wich are basically to follow your body’s lines and to use smaller stripes. For example, on the “girls” they wo…

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    Sara Pereira added the project Duct tape Clone of myself
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    I have been curious about duct tape dress forms for a while and today I finally tried it. For one, it was even cheaper than I had expected, I spent about 10 eur in duct tape (1 1/2 roll was enough …

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10 April, 2010

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    Sara Pereira commented on the forum topic Lycra sewing

    I just found this topic, and I know I’m quite late, but if someone could help me, I would like to know if it is possible to sew lycra with a regular machine, one that doesn’t have overlock stitch. …



4 April, 2010

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