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15 October, 2019

  • 03:32 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article Subscribe to BurdaStyle Magazine in USA & Canada!

    I was in Starsky’s in Hamilton last week (Friday October. 10) and checked the magazine rack-I did not see any Polish language issues of Burda Style. So not sure if they do come in and sell out or j…



1 October, 2019

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    purplefan commented on the project Denim Safari Jacket

    Stunning colour and print! Yes, I love seeing safari jackets in different colours and prints—tan and beige get overdone. Besides, those blue tones are so relaxing to see! Love it!



9 September, 2019

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    purplefan commented on the article National Sewing Month 2019

    The panelled sheath dress from September 2019-still a stunner! Still need to find something for a family member to wear for a wedding later in year (December). And I want this dress for myself as w…



26 August, 2019

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    purplefan commented on the project Trench dress_my very quite new look

    Splendid job on the dress! Did you have to alter the sizing on any pieces prior to cutting out the fabric?

  • 11:17 PM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Sewing with Velvet

    The only time to be concerned with letting the panels hang might be if the dress has a high-low or bias hemline, and you will need the seamed dress to hang for a day before pinning and hemming the …

  • 11:12 PM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Fashion, Clothing Sewing Exhibits

    Thanks for adding these exhibition listings! Great variety of styles and designers.

  • 11:10 PM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Subscription crisis in the U.S.

    I just bought the September 2019 issue (on August 23 in Hamilton) of Burdastyle and noticed the masthead still lists GLP News of New Jersey as its distributor for US and Canada. I assume that the O…

  • 11:06 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article DIY Perfume Carrier

    The project is also in the September issue, which I just happen to spot in a local store (and bought the only copy). I encourage members to check if their stores have begun to carry Burdastyle agai…



24 July, 2019

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    purplefan commented on the article Subscribe to BurdaStyle Magazine in USA & Canada!

    Frency-C, the store I refer is in Burlington ON (Burlington Centre, formerly Burlington Mall-about a 10min walk from the Burlington GO station). Denningers still has the August 2018 issue (not sure…

  • 03:35 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article DIY Travel Beauty Roll-Up

    I enjoy the patterned fabrics used in these projects. They add some zip to routine use.

  • 03:31 PM

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    purplefan posted a message on purplefan's wall

    Oh, no. It’s just that it’s July 24 when I saw your message and I had no idea about the event.
    Noticed that there is a workshop set for that same day.
    I’m trying to enjoy the recent 25C weather …

  • 03:27 PM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Fashion, Clothing Sewing Exhibits

    The Fashion Textile Museum in London, England just tweeted about an upcoming August talk plus a new exhibit opening in August:

    On August 22, a talk about the Korean textile art of Bojagi: https:…



21 June, 2019

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    purplefan commented on the project Asian Style Jumpsuit

    WOW! Those roses really to pop out on the background-love the effect!

  • 08:27 PM

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    purplefan commented on the project Day in the Country Blouse

    Lovely bright prints for your blouse! It’ll be popular for the warm weather events you’ll attend.

  • 08:21 PM

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    purplefan commented on the project Flounce Dress 04-2019-117

    This dress style has shown up in variations on store racks this spring and summer. I was just dress shopping with my Mom and we came across at least three variations today (two in black).
    Beautifu…



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28 March, 2019

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Discussion Rules & Best Practices

    Thanks for the rules update!
    Noticed that the Classifieds subsection has been removed. Probably for the best to cut down on the spam posts.
    Hope that members can still post if they are selling ba…

  • 09:26 PM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Burda Style Magazine in Canada

    I seem late to have known about the closure of GCN. I noticed at the Denningers stores (in Hamilton ON area) late last year that all of their magazines (German and English) had disappeared and were…

  • 09:20 PM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Fashion, Clothing Sewing Exhibits

    Threads Magazine (Feb/Mar 2019) mentions a textile exhibit in New York City that runs until early May (19th)
    at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology:
    https://www.fitnyc.edu/museum/ex…



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30 September, 2018

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    purplefan commented on the article Burda x Craftours Italy Trip 2018

    Must admit I feel sorry for the embroidery workers having to work in rooms without natural light or windows-the work areas look like workshops in one’s basement. Such exquisite work that they create.