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13 April, 2011

  • 02:13 PM

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    porlock commented on the forum topic Zip fly

    That looks great, thank you! I’ve moved some other projects up, so it might be a few weeks now til I go back to my pants block, but I’ll be sure to give this tutorial a go!



31 March, 2011

  • 08:20 AM

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    porlock commented on the forum topic Need help on drafting an evening dress...

    That’s such a pretty design!

    If it was me, I’d do this:

    Treat the the bodice as two pieces – there seems to be an layered effect.

    For the underneath layer, I’d be inclined to take a simple…



30 March, 2011

  • 12:07 PM

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    porlock commented on the forum topic Pattern drafting for pants/trousers

    Thanks for the recommendation – I’ve seen that book about but I guess I’ve always been put off by how dated it looks. But it’s pretty obvious that instructions on drafting can’t really ever age!



3 March, 2011

  • 01:24 PM

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    porlock commented on the technique Making Bias Binding

    I always assumed you made it yourself but taking your full width of fabric, and cutting it out of that, if you see what I mean. I’d had it down as one of those things that’s easy, but only worth d…



24 February, 2011

  • 11:56 AM

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    porlock commented on the forum topic fabrics in the uk

    If you’re in the South, I’d recommend seeking out a Fabricland – http://www.fabricland.co.uk/ (the website is adorably antique!). They’re not the best place for high-quality fabrics, but if you’r…



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8 February, 2011

  • 04:33 PM

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    porlock commented on the forum topic Disappointing: Burda Magazine 02/11

    victors – thanks! I always assumed that my local WH Smiths was a ‘big’ one, but this is the second magazine I’ve looked for and assumed that they just didn’t stock.

    I found a proper ‘big’ Sm…



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14 January, 2011

  • 01:18 PM

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    porlock commented on the project Dentelle & Vichy

    Oh my, that’s beautiful. I’m currently building up a wardrobe of sexy secretary dresses (although so far all bought) but I think I will have to make myself something similar to this.

    I’m also …

  • 01:17 PM

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    porlock favorited the project Dentelle & Vichy


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17 September, 2010

  • 07:28 PM

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    porlock commented on the project Birthday Party Dress

    Firstly, I’m replying from my phone and my clumsy fingers pressed the ‘mark as innapropriate’ icon. I do apologise, and will try and undo that!

    What I wanted to say was, thank you, and I find your…

  • 07:28 PM

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    porlock commented on the project Birthday Party Dress

    Thank you. The top is rather plain but it does work with large & structured skirt.

  • 03:30 PM

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    porlock added the project Birthday Party Dress
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    Every year, I use my birthday as an excuse to buy a new dress which I may never wear again. This year I decided to make it.

    The pattern is from Sew Hip magazine, July 2010.

    I chose taffe…

    Read on



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