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15 June, 2018

  • 11:59 PM

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    purplefan commented on the project Lace Dress with a Twist of Lemon

    I like that the border of your fabric mimics a scalloped hemline without the work of making that hemline! Very refreshing colour combination-fun for patio nights and summer drinks!

  • 11:57 PM

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    purplefan commented on the project Spring green, part 2

    Very much admire your fabric print-it seems to suggest a retro decade but in colours other than grey, black and white. Congratulations on a stunning project outcome! You will enjoy it forever.

  • 11:56 PM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Can I use cotton instead of silk?

    Dupioni is somewhat stiffer than cotton and brocade is a thick fabric with heavy body. The cotton you choose would have to to have some firmness and body to substitute for your recommended fabrics …

  • 11:51 PM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Fashion, Clothing Sewing Exhibits

    In Canada:

    Cambridge, Ontario has a Fashion History Museum! Had to discover it in a tourism booklet for Summer 2018:
    https://www.fashionhistorymuseum.com/

    The Textile Museum in Toronto, Onta…



23 April, 2018

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    purplefan commented on the article Denver Fashion Week Recap

    I enjoy reading posts indicating what trends or designs or looks caught your eye! Also it is fun to learn what things in fashion are happening outside of the usual major capital cities.



9 April, 2018

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    purplefan commented on the article Meg's Magazine Mash Up 03/2018: Reveal!

    Why not attend the Creativ Festival this weekend in Mississauga and set to stunning the attendees with the amazing outfit? Truly a WOW ensemble, Meg!

  • 06:50 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article BurdaStyle Magazine 04/2018 Lookbook!

    I’ve purchased the magazine a little over a week ago for the safari-styled dress (but I’d seek a different colour and add sleeves for me and Mom in our versions) and a jacket (plus the asymmetrical…



21 February, 2018

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Back issues of Burda Style magazine

    Hello, mprairie! As you are Canadian, you can check to see if the Canadian distributor (German Canadian News-sells English, German, French copies plus Burda Plus and Burda Easy and sometimes specia…



28 November, 2017



13 November, 2017

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    purplefan commented on the article Fashion Sweatshirt!

    The top is perfect for the Square One Swarovski Christmas tree unveiling this Wednesday night, Meg! Ring in that bling.

  • 06:01 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article Italy Fashion Tour Recap: Day 7, 8, & 9

    It’s been fascinating seen details of architecture, styles and colours from the tour! I agree with your Vintage Dress mention-yes, it definitely aligns with the sculpted dresses seen on the statue…



6 November, 2017



31 October, 2017

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    purplefan commented on the article Oh So Sweet: 7 NEW Baby Sewing Patterns

    Love the green fabrics and that Liberty floral print is so sweet! Wish I had a little girl to deck out in gear. Want that coat fabric for ME!

  • 11:38 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article Italy Fashion Tour Recap: Day 1 & 2

    Gorgeous tour photos and splendid descriptive posts, Meg! Just stunning-I had no idea Milan was that artistic with its public art (I knew about the city being Italy’s financial capital from reading…



26 October, 2017

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    purplefan commented on the article Meg's Magazine Mash Up 10/2017: Reveal

    Happy travels, Meg and do take some of your Burda clothing on vacation too! Looking forward to your trip recap later.

    Love the embroidery designs on your pants project!



4 September, 2017

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    purplefan commented on the article Meg's Magazine Mash Up 08/2017: Part 2

    Snaps and add whichever one you need at the neckline. When the weather’s not windy, your coat will be fine open but even on breezy days, you may love that you can snap the coat at least at the bust…



14 August, 2017

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    purplefan commented on the article Scandinavian Schoolhouse: 6 NEW Kid's Sewing Patterns

    Really enjoy the fall colours used for the wardrobe-pleasant change from pink/purples and apple reds!

  • 05:05 PM

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    purplefan commented on the article Dress in a Day

    Wow-fabulous fabric and finished dress, Meg!

    Just a suggestion if the wedding is in a church-pack a coordinating long sleeve shrug or jacket to wear over the dress. This way, you don’t get glar…



31 July, 2017

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Burda Kids 9430

    There usually is not a video of Burda’s patterns. The only exception may be if a Burda Style magazine pattern is shown in an issue preview video by the German parent company. Envelope patterns are …

  • 01:55 AM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Burda 4075 Men's shirt - SLEEVE PLACKETS

    Burdastyle has top patterns with bell sleeves as well as cold shoulder tops this year. You can also find tops with high (hem in front) -low (hem in back) styling.Since jeggings are close fitting, a…

  • 01:52 AM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Bought PDF Pattern yet don't see the instructions...

    When you are logged into Burdastyle, click the Wall tab on your account. Then click on Library. You’ll likely find the instructions there-you’ll have to print them off.

  • 01:50 AM

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    purplefan commented on the forum topic Have a question

    Read the blog entries-plenty of information and instructions. This forum has some content posted that can address some sewing matters.
    What you are interested in sewing?

  • 01:48 AM

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    purplefan commented on the article Meg's Magazine Mash Up 07/2017: Reveal

    If you don’t have an old coin purse or trim (i.e. pocket, placket or cuff) from an old garment for the tassel, you can find colourful square squeeze leather coin purses for $2.99 at Bentley stores….



24 July, 2017

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    purplefan commented on the project Boho Bell Sleeve Blouse

    Ellen, you amaze me with your fabrics in each and every project! What I love about this one is the watercolour effect print-not seen in boho tops in the store. I’ve seen allover paisley type of pri…

  • 12:06 AM

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    purplefan commented on the project Scuba jacket

    Agree with other members on the stunning impact of the colour in your project! Definitely one of a kind and you’ll love wearing it. Thanks for sharing your project here!



18 July, 2017



12 July, 2017