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14 February, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Does anyone know where I can get lace like this?

    Look up guipure lace on fabric sites. That’s what it looks like to me. They’ve got a beautiful similar lace at our fabric store in Birmingham but it’s £70per metre so would have to make something r…



12 February, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Vintage shelf bust dress

    I just wouldn’t sew the sleeves on and neaten the armhole edge with a binding strip instead if you stick to the above style rather than halternecking it.

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Jakob #6013 size alternation

    In addition to above post, when you cut out your pattern pieces, if you have the markings on there for the 48 and the 50 for example, you’ll be able to see the distances between the sizes (eg on so…



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9 February, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Designer Cowl Dress 02/2013 #153 WITHOUT the bow?

    Looking at the instructions for it, sounds like the bow is just for decoration and to hide a small seam on the ribbon so as long as you put something else there to cover the seam it should be fine….



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31 January, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Burda coat 130

    Not sure which pattern it is you’ve downloaded but if it’s a Burda one, they never include seam allowances from what i’ve seen. The sizes usually work from 34 to 42 or 36 to 44 if it’s standard siz…



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28 January, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Planning my first jersey dress

    You can do a lettuce edging using a narrow zigzag stitch and slightly stretching the fabric as you sew from what I remember. i’m sure I did it that way before i had a serger.
    I think silver/grey, b…



25 January, 2013

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project homage a la dress très décent :)

    beautiful!

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    sewingfan1 commented on the project Tunic Charlotte

    oohh, i bought the magazine as it had so many good patterns in it and this is one I loved the look of. Glad to see the finished look is just as good as in the magazine! It looks great.

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Have I gone overboard?

    awww, it’s a shame if your parents aren’t more supportive, I think it’s great that you’ve found such a passion for sewing at such a young age and that you have the dedication to spend hours at it! …