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alekat

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20 September, 2013



19 September, 2013

  • 12:44 PM

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    alekat added the project Pine Lime Splice
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    I honestly thought I wouldn’t like this dress once it was complete. I liked the fabric, but it had a kind of clich 60s feel to it with the daisies and bright green and so on, but now that it’s sewn…

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18 September, 2013



16 September, 2013

  • 04:17 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Tuffin Dress

    thanks Mary! You always have the nicest things to say!

  • 04:15 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Tuffin Dress

    Thanks! i think in this fabric, the pleats wouldn’t have sat well anyway

  • 04:13 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Tuffin Dress

    thanks! I think this pattern suits a mod look, with white and red

  • 04:12 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Tuffin Dress

    thanks!!

  • 04:11 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Tuffin Dress

    oh thats a great compliment! Thanks

  • 04:11 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Tuffin Dress

    i think so, and because it would just be a boring shape to include. I’m pretty sure i measured it correctly, but it just wasn’t enough!
    you should totally make it! you could make it like your othe…



15 September, 2013

  • 11:40 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Special occasion maxi skirt

    this is so lovely! i like it with the cardigan. And dont be afraid to show your face! we’re all nice people here

  • 11:36 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Regina Dress

    this is such a nice dress and has a hint of 60s to it. Great work with using up the fabric too

  • 11:35 AM

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    alekat favorited the project Yellow moth outfit
  • 11:35 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Yellow moth outfit

    i love this whole outfit! it goes together so well. Youve done a great job with the stitching and smart thinking with the stockings!

  • 11:31 AM

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    alekat commented on the project McCall’s 6433 Generation Next by Melissa Watson

    this is so nice. i like the knife pleats on the side

  • 11:28 AM

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    alekat favorited the project Stitch3
  • 11:28 AM

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    alekat favorited the project Yellow-VintageSommerDress
  • 11:28 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Stitch3

    oh if i was your daughter id be fighting to get into that! the fabric is amazing and youve done such a neat job

  • 11:27 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Yellow-VintageSommerDress

    beautiful! The fabric is spot on and you sewing is so neat and perfect!

  • 11:25 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Beatrix Potter Costume - Lady Mouse

    wow! this is so amazing. I love costume design – there is something so fun about sewing costumes – you get to go all out with techniques and fabrics. and you made the mask too!

  • 11:22 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Space Jumpsuit

    so fab! I love it! Now all you need is some sparkly David Bowie style platforms!

  • 11:21 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Be Brave Shirt Dress

    i really like this! i didnt notice the fine pintucks in the pattern. youve done a great job – really neat!

  • 11:18 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Cardinal Red Dress

    i love the red, and the fabric, though tricky, worked out well with this dress. I especially like the buttons on the back and cuffs. this has such a high fashion feel to it – did you use a pattern?

  • 11:14 AM

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    alekat commented on the project A Brides Eye View

    wow this is fab!

  • 11:13 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Sahara - Summer 2013

    Goergeous! I love the whole outfit. I really like the print on the skirt

  • 11:10 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Denim Overalls #2

    Love this! youve dont a great job on the top stitching!

  • 11:08 AM

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    alekat commented on the project French Lace Evening Dress

    Beautiful! You look so glamorous. i hope you didn’t upstage the bride! I l need to get down to Tessutis soon

  • 11:03 AM

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    alekat added the project Tuffin Dress
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    I have been reading the Foale and Tuffin biography recently and as an insight to the name of this dress, I have named it after Sally Tuffin. Dress designer of the pair of “two cocky, feisty bolshy,…

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12 September, 2013