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The last day to submit your apron for the Sewing Republic Apron Remake Challenge is fast approaching! You only have until 11:59 pm EST on the 24th to send in your creation. Check out all the rules and regulations here.


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    Mar 27, 2010, 01.16 AMby Ariel Jordan

    I think I figured it out! (at least for the “you must select at least on project” error… if I don’t try to give credit at the end with the “based on” button I can up load the project. If I do, I’m not sure how to get the thing to accept whatever I type in, and it won’t load. good luck all!

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    Mar 26, 2010, 01.02 AMby sewinglikecrazy

    Excellent. Should we keep trying to upload the project?

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    Mar 25, 2010, 10.34 PMby alden

    Hey All, All entries that were emailed into submissions were considered, even if the burdastyle link was missing

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      Mar 25, 2010, 11.14 PMby kphollander

      should we have gotten a reply email?

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      Mar 26, 2010, 02.40 PMby alden

      At this time there are no confirmation emails. The slide show is up however, check and see if you made it!

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    Mar 25, 2010, 05.45 PMby shedoz213

    Sadly, another attempt to upload my project has failed…the error message is still there….(sigh)

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    Mar 25, 2010, 12.00 PMby sewinglikecrazy

    Yes, I am STILL having trouble . . .still getting the same internal server error message. I’ve tried it in both Firefox and in Explorer. But, I don’t think it’s a prob on my end since it’s an “internal server” error. Either way, VERY frustrating!

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    Mar 25, 2010, 03.25 AMby Ariel Jordan

    none of this is helping… like shedoz213, I’ve tried everything. I’ve removed all my pictures, added all the materials and styles properly, added, removed, rearanged… looked harder! lol! I hope those of us with troubles can get them uploaded in time!

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      Mar 25, 2010, 05.34 PMby shedoz213

      To tell the truth…I was a little relieved to see that I wasn’t the only one having issues with the site.. i was beginning to think it was me. (lol) . I admit also I was just going to give up on trying entirely… ;-) but, I’m going to try again today…

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    Mar 25, 2010, 12.35 AMby agladewe

    I figured out how to upload my projects last night a little before midnight.. As Sew4my3 suggested, I didn’t click the red (pink) letter lines. I learn more about working with computers everyday! I could really get into this uploading projects thing as I really enjoyed sharing my work with others. Also, I enjoying seeing others’. As a mature woman in my late 50s, it’s so wonderful to see young people getting into sewing! Have a nice day everyone!

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      Mar 25, 2010, 05.31 PMby shedoz213

      Great it worked for you~~Pray for me…I am going to give it another shot today…. ;-) I thought Sew4my3 suggested to click on the pink letter lines though…??? You said you didnt click on the pink letter lines…

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    Mar 24, 2010, 10.09 PMby alden

    Hey All, send it into submissions then try deleting and re-uploading the whole project, when that works just email me the url in a separate email. Thanks!

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    Mar 24, 2010, 09.41 PMby sewinglikecrazy

    Okay, so my problem is that I’ve been getting the following error message ALL DAY!!

    500 Error Internal Server Issue

    We’re sorry, but there was a server error. Please try again later.

    If you believe this is a website error, please report it via our contact form.

    Anyone have any ideas?

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    Mar 24, 2010, 02.20 PMby sew-sunshine

    The very first entry at the top of the page is the name of your project, there is a red * by each entry you must fill in. Scroll back up to the top and you should see this area. When adding the selected fabric, what you choose will pop up into a box on the right, if it does not, try again.

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      Mar 24, 2010, 07.16 PMby shedoz213

      Hi and Thanks for your suggestions..I have tried everything. I filled out all red* items but still no luck. I have selected the fabrics, catagories etc…and there is still some sort of glitch preventing my upload. Dont know what else to do… I am about to give up on trying to do this…

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    Mar 24, 2010, 12.40 PMby shedoz213

    ..I just tried once again and failed…still getting the same message “you must select at lease one project”. Something is definitely wrong…any other suggestions would be helpful….Please and Thank You.

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    Mar 24, 2010, 12.28 PMby shedoz213

    I am having the exact same problem as agladewe. I have tried numerous times to upload…when i click the help button I get another error message….I am going to give it another try with the suggestions that Sew4my3 just gave. THX

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    Mar 24, 2010, 01.59 AMby agladewe

    I am having a horrible time trying to upload my project for this, as required by the rules, to provide a link to the BurdaStyle site. I fill everything in, but each time I hit “finish,” a box comes up saying that “you must select a project.” I keep looking to see what I have missed or for any errors that I have made, but can find none. I’m getting frustrated.Can anyone help me?

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      Mar 24, 2010, 06.36 AMby sew4my3

      Did you click on the pink “Add New Material” after you selected your fabric? It is located just below the box list of materials. You will also have to do this with the style category, click on the pink “Add a New Style” just below the style box. Does this solve your issue?

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      Mar 25, 2010, 03.16 AMby Ariel Jordan

      Sew4my3: that doesn’t help…. anyother ideas?

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