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alekat

Still sewing - 7 years on

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20 November, 2008

  • 07:28 PM

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    alekat posted a message on squirrellypoo's wall

    Thank you! it was kind of a mistake cause i cut the pattern to big so when i put it on for the first time they were at my waist so i just went with that, and kept pulling in the back and front to m…

  • 07:26 PM

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    alekat posted a message on bola's wall

    Oh wowee! do you have any pictures to put up yet? im working on a tux-ish dress now and the pin tucks are tedious, but matching pleats is wayyy harder.
    Yeah definatley make these shorts for summer!

  • 07:24 PM

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    alekat posted a message on ghainskom's wall

    Thank you for your comment! i liked the classic denim and brown cotton look so i went with that!

  • 06:06 AM

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    alekat added the project Hi-Rise Ruby
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    Somehow these ended up being high waisted but thats ok! the demin was very hard to work with and made it harder to include the small details like the belt and the front pocket. i also broke 3 needl…

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19 November, 2008



18 November, 2008

  • 02:31 PM

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    alekat commented on the project Highly attractive trousers

    at first i thought these were jeans from the colour, but now ive seen them closer i really like the fabric. Great work!



13 November, 2008



6 November, 2008

  • 09:39 PM

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    alekat commented on the project Boy's denim pants

    i love this too! i bet the other kids in his class are jealous of his stylish clothes

  • 09:33 PM

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    alekat commented on the project Birthday Jacket

    this is fantastic! and the alteration is spot-on i agree with Jeffreys comment above. The quintessential modern family!!

  • 03:35 PM

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    alekat commented on the project Lumberjackie-O

    i love it! ive been looking for a similar pattern with the neck thingy.
    Great work!



3 November, 2008

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    alekat posted a message on yolimba's wall

    thank you! i love your hair cut if thats you in the picture?



28 October, 2008

  • 02:50 AM

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    alekat posted a message on emilykate's wall

    hi! thank you for your comments. the record sleeves are also a vinnies find. they were all picked for their graphic lovliness. i have seen people put the actual record up but the sleeves are so muc…



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

  • 02:16 AM

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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

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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!