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23 June

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    Jun 23, 2009, 10.17 AMby jvinken

    Hey! Ik vind anders dat jou diaperbag en ook best professioneel uitziet! Ga zo door :)

4 April

2 April

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    Apr 2, 2009, 12.29 PMby claireissewing

    Hi Susanne….good luck with washing your dress! I think your best bet may be to take it to a dry cleaners? I’ve just finished a Vogue dress for my mum [it was meant to be mine, but I managed to cut it in the completely wrong size!] and I’m just working on a few summer bits…all of which should be on here within the next couple of weeks! I love your other pieces by the way.

1 April

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    Apr 1, 2009, 04.46 PMby sushi

    hi susanne! yeah, i just spent my last five years in ireland and i had the feeling that most people there are not creative at all – they just want to buy things but dont go through the ‘hassle’ to make them themselves. it was really hard to find a nice fabric in dublin. so here in the netherlands i am really happy with the choice and prices of fabrics. there is a weekly fabric market – called lapjesmarkt – on saturday mornings in utrecht – its on breedstraat. i dont like the shops very much – they dont have a good choice and are too expensive. i rather prefer the shops in amsterdam instead. but i know what u mean with copenhagen. there are fabric shops everywhere. and yeah, scandinavian design rocks! i remember that brand i really liked there – st martin’s.. xx

31 March

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    Mar 31, 2009, 03.16 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    Hi Susanne. I am in Perth but have just started sewing again recently and still discovering the fabric stores myself. At the moment my main shops I visit are: . Fabulous Fabrics 1/160 Balcatta Road, Balcatta . Fabric Gallery 5 Canham Way, Greenwood . Beautiful fabrics WA 4A Sunray Drive, Innaloo . Fabric and Embroidery Shop 14 Homebase, 55 Salvado Road, Subiaco . We also have Ikea which is great for fabrics for bags and housey kind of stuff like pillows & aprons etc. And of course we have Spotlight and Textile Traders which are great for cheap/discounted patterns. Textile Traders do a ‘buy 2 get an extra one free" so you can get 3 patterns for the price of two. If you do end up over here drop me another message and I’ll let you know what other wonderful shops I have discovered. Best of luck, Mel :)

30 March

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    Mar 30, 2009, 09.16 PMby carma358

    Thanks for the great comments! It’s kind of embarrassing how much I’ve been sewing lately, I think I’m just very anxiously awaiting the nicer spring weather! Beats twiddling my thumbs, I guess! Oh, and I love love love the dress you made with the Ikea fabric!

29 March

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    Mar 29, 2009, 05.15 PMby lyndi

    Pleather… yeah – its funny – i think it’s a joke name for it in the fashion industry:) today i had a very productive day (for once!)… i made my sister a clutch out of some scrap fabric she spied in my stash (its a surprise for her when she’s finished her exams this week) and i finished off my Franzi waistcoat (about 6 months after cutting it out, then throwing it in my ‘half made’ pile) so i’m pretty happy with that:) i’ll hopefully get to post them this week so you can keep an eye out for them. how about you? anything on the cutting table? happy sewing, Lyndi**

27 March

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    Mar 27, 2009, 01.16 PMby yolimba

    Hey! Thanks so much for the comment on my dress :-)

26 March

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    Mar 26, 2009, 12.48 PMby sushi

    hi susanne (my name is susanna :))! thanks for your nice comment on my creations. im afraid my dutch is not yet that good for me to reply in it – im originally from austria and moved to utrecht a few month ago. i can see u are in copenhagen now – i love the fabric shops there!! actually the grey fabric with the green pattern from my tara dress is from copenhagen. i spent a fortune there in the fabric shops :D:D

11 March

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    Mar 11, 2009, 07.38 AMby alekat

    Hi thanks for your comment. i agree it is quite short but i would definatly wear it with tights outside the house. im not sure why i didnt for these photos

14 February

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    Feb 14, 2009, 07.48 AMby fuzz

    Thankyou for your comment on my dress! :)

19 January

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    Jan 19, 2009, 04.04 PMby olyaboieru

    :) Oh, sorry! It’s Burda magazine 09/2007 N117 Maybe you or your friends have this number. Or you can order it here: http://www.burdafashion.com/en/index/1270777-1463237-1541254.html

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    Jan 19, 2009, 12.22 PMby olyaboieru

    Hello, Susanne. Thanks for the nice compliment. My 40s dress – is a model from 09/2007 N117! So hope to see yours too!. I can cheer you up, it is not very complicated dress but the result is amazing! I’ve tried it twice and both satisfied! :) Take care and good luck!

6 January

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    Jan 6, 2009, 01.54 PMby jvinken

    hey, ik heb je afgelopen zondag een mail via deze site gestuurd. Heb je hem gehad? Of misschien niet gezien ;) Groetjes Julia

4 January

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    Jan 4, 2009, 03.24 PMby lybu

    Hoi. Tot nu toe was het wel de moeite waard ( in Deventer of Enschede tenminste ). Je kan daar van alles kopen: stoffen, knopen, patronen, en verschillende accessoires. Ik volg het altijd via www.stoffenspektakel.nl. Er staan nog geen exacte datums in, je moet het gewoon in de gaten houden. Veel plezier.

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    Jan 4, 2009, 09.32 AMby sunnyb64

    Thanks for the wall comment! I’m somewhat in-between projects at the moment, but am planning on cutting out some pajamas to sew next (hopefully tomorrow or later today.)

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    Jan 4, 2009, 07.09 AMby missb-1

    Thanks for the comment on my wall. You’re right, you can only learn if you experiment and that’s what I love about sewing. You have a pattern that you can tweak and change, but it takes time and a lot of tries to get it right. ;) I’m currently sewing a Tara that I lengthened into a dress. I’ll post the end results.

3 January

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    Jan 3, 2009, 06.46 PMby Erin E

    I have a couple unfinished projects :) I need to hem and put the sleeves on a shirt a made for my husband, I’m deconstructing an 80’s prom dress and using the fabric to make a sleeveless Danielle, and I’m wanting to cut up a wrap skirt I bought when I went to Malaysia many years ago and make a Jane for sleeping/lounging. It’s black and has big flames along the bottom, so I want to make something that won’t be public :P

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    Jan 3, 2009, 10.42 AMby alekat

    hi! thank you for your comments. it was such a cheap fabric and patterns let you get away with mistakes… my sewing list is so long, i have an alden coat lined up but i usually have things that push their way into my list… good luck with your upcoming projects!

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    Jan 3, 2009, 09.49 AMby maiestia

    That’s alright – it’s a really nice dress. I’m currently learning how to draft my own patterns, i got some books from the public library today. I have a big box of fabric i promised myself that i would use but dont know what to make with most of it (it was a gift). Are you working on anything new?

2 January

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    Jan 2, 2009, 07.41 PMby kosmika

    Hi! thanks for your comment ;) I do love your work, your last “Ikea” dress is so cool.. i can’t belive you are a beginner :)

19 October

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    Oct 19, 2008, 01.44 PMby justelaite

    Your works are great! keep going, of course! Love your dresses. Generally I’m mad about dresses:D And yours are great.

7 October

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    Oct 7, 2008, 01.35 PMby cadetdee

    Hello for a novice you did very well for your first garment – well done