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30 July

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    Jul 30, 2008, 07.23 AMby OnYourHead

    Thank youu for your comment, i’ve seen it just today,,i come back from holidays in these days:) hope to see other of your creations very soon!!,,and have a great summer!

29 July

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    Jul 29, 2008, 08.39 PMby yoshimi

    Hi Helene, thanks for the message! well, I am fine, and taking a little break, too. Hope you are having a good time. Love, -yoshimi

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    Jul 29, 2008, 02.57 PMby smvphotography

    can’t wait to see them! my name is sarah-maria and yes, i am from switzerland. i’ve been here for 12 years now. the older i get the more i realize the effect that the decision to come here had. i miss my mom and my sister and my family. but it’s ok, we talk and email a lot. it’s not always easy! are you french but live in england?

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    Jul 29, 2008, 01.53 PMby smvphotography

    i want to get some french curves too. my mom recently took a pattern making class and when she was visiting recently brought me a big how-to binder and we drew a basic dress pattern together, very complicated! so i totally understand your skirt problem. i would still like to see it once it’s finished and your shirt too! i took a few days off when my parents were visiting (they live in switzerland), otherwise i don’t really have any time off, sadly. i will go home in november. are you going anywhere fancy? so helene is your real name? i like the wild carrot too though!

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    Jul 29, 2008, 01.13 PMby smvphotography

    hi, thank you for your lovely camemberts erm comments! hope you are well!

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    Jul 29, 2008, 10.26 AMby anitrasb

    Thanks, glad you like my Anda dress! It’s funny, my friend took a bunch of pictures of her smiling, but the Hitchcock-style photos of her with the knife were just too cool to resist. :)

28 July

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    Jul 28, 2008, 09.58 AMby christine-1

    hey Helene, hope you’re enjoying your time away from the crowded city (although you’re missing out on what finally seems to be a summer!). Too cool you’ve got an overlocker now! I happen to have quite a bit of white jersey sitting at home just waiting to be transformed into t-shirts. Yes, let’s meet befor I leave in August!

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    Jul 28, 2008, 08.36 AMby yoshimi

    Helene, I have a strange question! Are you OK with the Japanese instructions? I will be always there for you to help or translate! I hope it’s not too late to tell you this. I’ve been busy and recently I feel a bit lazy to look around the users creations because there are SO many! I finally reached to your comment about the freebies…

27 July

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    Jul 27, 2008, 04.53 AMby emilykate

    Hey there Carrotte, thanks for the compliment on my jeans. Funny you should say the weather looks nice… it’s the middle of our winter and by our standards it’s ‘freezing’. The day I took the photos was a sunny warmish one we’ve been getting about once a fortnight. I look at all you gals in your pics in the northern hemisphere summer and am so jealous!

24 July

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    Jul 24, 2008, 08.58 PMby bekaem

    by the way – my name is britta. the bekaem are my initials i use for a lot of web stuff, i didn’t really think so far as going to be addressed like that when i put a name down here.

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    Jul 24, 2008, 08.43 PMby bekaem

    you’re right – how come i didn’t pay attention to the penguin before, he’s pretty much the main character.

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    Jul 24, 2008, 06.54 PMby shainaht

    thank you! i hope to do a “how to” for the white shirt just as soon as i can get a weekend to myself…

23 July

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    Jul 23, 2008, 07.25 PMby polychromatin

    Hello! I passed one exam, the result of the second one I don’t know yet, but I hope I passed it, too. So I think I don’t have to fret ;) I’m curious about your new sewing projects! And: mhh, camembert :)

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    Jul 23, 2008, 05.50 PMby ladymacbeth86

    I’ll give you a little secret: I’m not warm either. :-D

    I thank you for your comments and your tips; they’re really useful! haha, I can onlu hope to be talented enough to have my own business some day. thank you :-D

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    Jul 23, 2008, 03.33 PMby ladymacbeth86

    Thank you so much! I was accepted into the Graduate Diploma. i’m really excited, though I must say, that having studied in an art school before, I know all about competitiveness. I’m competitive, but not bitchy. I’m sure about my skills, and I’ll help people if they need it. Fashion, wherever, is competitive; so many people fighting to be noticed and have the same jobs… Oh well… :-) I guess that’s part of it. But I love a challenge and my biggest competitioon is myself. Thank you for the tips on the stores, I will be checking them upon my arrival to London (I can’t believe it, I’m going to London!!!!!)

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    Jul 23, 2008, 02.47 PMby ladymacbeth86

    Dear Carotte, thank you for writing on my wall! And I see that your other creations are superb as well, though I will be checking them out soon. Fashion Week was a great experience and all the girls (myself included) were so thankful and happy! You know, I was accepted into CSM for this September, and I was wondering, what fabric shops can you recommend to me in London? Thanks!

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    Jul 23, 2008, 10.56 AMby olyaboieru

    Oh, thanks a lot for these kind words on my Anda and my waist line ;) Unfortunately there is no sea in Moldova though there are a lot of beautiful places, very similar to Bulgaria. This is a shore on Black Sea in Bulgaria. I moved to Bulgaria two years ago but I go back to Moldova very often and my sewing machine is always with me :)

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    Jul 23, 2008, 10.52 AMby karencilla

    Well, You are proposing a new trend haha, and you may be right there is a lot here in the house, I took two more shirts, Let’s see what my imagination can do! of course is gonna be a DRESS! haha

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    Jul 23, 2008, 10.20 AMby christine-1

    hey Helene! I’d love to stop by your place soon! I’ll be in London until the 22nd of August, and then off for two weeks to I don’t know where yet… I’ve started working on the pattern for a dress that I’ll wear to my cousin’s wedding in August (deadlines always make me more productive), I’m planning to do a patchwork feature on the neckline…

22 July

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    Jul 22, 2008, 05.58 PMby karencilla

    you too! I’m glad you liked what i sent you, and yes the ruffles thing seems to be removable.!

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    Jul 22, 2008, 01.52 PMby karencilla

    Oh thanks!! what an accomplishment! hahahaha

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    Jul 22, 2008, 01.12 PMby karencilla

    Oh Carotte if there is something about me, that my boyfriend doesn’t mess up with, is my wardrobe and my taste for clothes! Though I gotta recognize that he has a great taste… (thank God!) hahahha

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    Jul 22, 2008, 12.39 PMby abucketfulofheather

    Thank you for the comment on my dress, I really admire your creations.

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    Jul 22, 2008, 11.16 AMby anajan

    Hi Helene! I have to admit you’re one of my favorite members here :). I like to see some challenging and inspiring creations, and you always amaze me with yours. And, the more I look at your stuff (especially the knitted ones since I don’t knit not merely as good as you do), the more I admire your work and skills. Best regards! Ana

21 July

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    Jul 21, 2008, 08.12 PMby karencilla

    Hi Carotte! Well it’s not that I’m on a Shopping spree, it’s just that all the fabric shops (the best ones) are in a place a little bit far from my house. So I’m planning to go this week, I won’t venture all by myself there, so my boyfriend is going with me, so he is free (hopefully) this week.! I really hope to find great fabric and not expensive! hahaha

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    Jul 21, 2008, 05.17 PMby podge

    Hey Helene, Thanks for all the great comments you have left for me, and i here is the link to my blog Thanks again wendy

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    Jul 21, 2008, 11.49 AMby smvphotography

    too bad the link didn’t work. the name of the etsy shop is leanimal (use the sellers: usernames search function). then check the “sold” section, as she has basically sold out. the mcqueen has to wait, too hot for it ! i’m working on a jersey tank top that will hopefully have some fun details. i should have it finished by the end of the week…i hope ;-)

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    Jul 21, 2008, 11.30 AMby smvphotography

    hi again! just wanted you to check out these clothes by leanne, one of the contestants of the new season of project runway here. your blouse made me immediatly think of her work. i’m totally obsessed with her work!http://www.etsy.com/shop_sold.php?user_id=5249055

20 July

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    Jul 20, 2008, 04.32 AMby joujouka

    Hi, Helena Wow, great !! i love the vintage design. Thanks a lot. Anyway, i translated the instruction in English for you. if you don’t mind please let me know your e-mail address and then i will attach in it. my add is jou-jouka(at) nifty(dot)com

18 July

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    Jul 18, 2008, 10.50 AMby akwa

    Thank you, Helene, for your nice comment on my pants. Yes, Idees Couture is a new French magazine which takes models from the Italian mag La mia Boutique, which is nice because it is impossible to find here. Your anita jeans version is beautiful.