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alekat

Still sewing - 7 years on

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27 October, 2008

  • 06:53 AM

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    alekat posted a message on bola's wall

    hey. thanks for your comment. of all the things the pleats took the longest cause i had to put in interfacing as the linen was too light. in the end i got rid of the front pocket aswell and i found…

  • 06:49 AM

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    alekat posted a message on verypurpleperson's wall

    thank you for your comment. i love everything you make. especially what you make for your adorable son! i hope i can do the same one day for my kids.

  • 06:47 AM

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    alekat posted a message on camilaustral's wall

    hi! yeah celcius. its so weird this weather. 15 on week 32 the next. im sure on the weekends and summer you’ll be able to girly it up! i hate how you have to wear a coat in the morning then carry i…

  • 06:44 AM

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    alekat posted a message on fabricaddict's wall

    thank you for your comment on my skirt. the mint green goes really well with alot of things.

  • 06:43 AM

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    alekat posted a message on karencilla's wall

    thank you for your comment. im usually not good at putting together whole outfits but these colours work!

  • 03:00 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Squishy Marshmallow Love

    that is soo darn cute! it has such a happy little face!

  • 03:00 AM

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    alekat commented on the project Squishy Marshmallow Love

    that is soo dan cute! it has such a happy little face!



26 October, 2008

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    alekat posted a message on mjb14's wall

    yes! and then if theres no fabric theres always the sheets and pillowcases. good for skirts if theres a matching pair!

  • 03:43 AM

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    alekat added the project St Vinnie's Sidonie
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    Although nowadays all the cool second-hand clothing is grabbed from charity stores by the evil vintage boutiques to be hiked up in price and sold in the city, there is one thing they always walk by…

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  • 03:34 AM

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    alekat added the project Sidonie in the spring
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    spring is here! finally after a 35 degree day followed a few weeks late by a 15 degree day and today is 30 again. WTF????

    Anyway. Now is the time for skirts. Joy!

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21 October, 2008

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    alekat posted a message on sewmuchhappy's wall

    hi, thanks for your comment. i bought the cardigan but i guess you could make one with the lydia pattern and some jersy?



21 September, 2008



18 September, 2008

  • 09:32 AM

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    alekat added the project Miss Mary Mack
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    Sassy black mini inspired by the childrens song… but also a little bit like a dress by Ted Baker

    The body is from a shift dress pattern and the sleeves are from the JJ pattern

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15 September, 2008

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    alekat added the project sunshine daisies butter mellow...
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    although i’ve never done yoga, the thought of having lounge pants that dont stop mid-calf on me was irrisitble…
    and what better colour for spring then sunny yellow!

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14 September, 2008

  • 08:23 PM

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    alekat posted a message on caterina1980's wall

    Hi thanks for your comment. Yes I did take all of them with either my mobile phones camera or my Polaroid.
    The salt and pepper shakers, garden gate, park bench, the window and the kitten were al…



13 September, 2008

  • 04:57 AM

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    alekat posted a message on akwa's wall

    thank you for your comment. my school colours were navy and white so i usually stear clear! but im glad i picked navy as it is very easy to hide mistakes… =)

  • 04:52 AM

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    alekat posted a message on caterina1980's wall

    thanks so much for your comment! your gowns are beautiful!



11 September, 2008

  • 09:48 AM

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    alekat posted a message on sakko's wall

    hi, i have the instructions if you would still like them, though i will need to email it to you as i cant post it on burdastyle. if you write me a message with your email i will send it,
    thanks!

  • 09:39 AM

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    alekat added the project Super simple shift
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    Just a quick shift I made from a vintage pattern. In this one I finally managed to sew a zipper perfectly!

    Nice and mod!

    see more at my blog Sewing The 60s

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7 September, 2008

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    alekat posted a message on jsolnushko's wall

    they do have fantastic prints dont they? most of the fabrics are heavy weight for upholstering or curtains so they have that price value. i think 7.99 is ok because they have great patterns from sw…



6 September, 2008

  • 12:07 PM

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    alekat posted a message on jsolnushko's wall

    Hey, thanks for the comment. this fabric is not at ikea anymore but i guess most of them should have a fabric department. maybe check their website for your state?



3 September, 2008

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    alekat posted a message on imvisible's wall

    Hi, it was very easy to make. the fabric is a good thickness for oven mittens.
    i also have cushions in this fabric and a lampshade that i covered. its a lovely graphic.



2 September, 2008

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    alekat commented on the project Owl

    oh! its so cute! did you happen to see my ladybug?



29 August, 2008

  • 11:53 PM

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    alekat posted a message on sakko's wall

    hi im glad you like my lady beetle
    if you like i can send you the instructions?



28 August, 2008

  • 09:24 AM

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    alekat added the project Layla Oven Mittens
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    one Layla mitten!
    ive only made one so far as I have little time after work and my chores for hobbies. but i plan to make another and a trivet pad in the same style.

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  • 09:02 AM

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    alekat added the project Lady beetle pin cushion
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    This is Petula the lady beetle pin cushion. I got the pattern out of Frankie magazine issue 23. She’s a handy sewing pal and I also made a bumble bee who is yet to be named. She’s unfortunately loo…

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