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tricksy

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20 February, 2012

  • 12:31 PM

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    tricksy added the project A Quilt for Katie
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    A quilt to welcome my new neice, Katie, to the world. This was my first real attempt at quilting and while I enjoyed piecing together the quilt top, I discovered I really don’t like the fiddliness…

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15 January, 2012



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29 December, 2011

  • 05:27 PM

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    tricksy commented on the project A Twisted Christmas

    I totally agree – I’m normally a symmetry fanatic, but somehow this style works. I was a little dubious when I chose the pattern, for that reason, but it turned out really well in the end :) Yay!

  • 05:03 PM

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    tricksy commented on the project A Twisted Christmas

    Thanks. Great pattern!

  • 11:52 AM

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    tricksy added the project A Twisted Christmas
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    My Christmas Eve dress this year. I love the pattern by Apfelbluete. It’s incredibly simple and quick to sew up, and fits beautifully. The twisting of the fabric works with so well with the stri…

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18 December, 2011

  • 02:28 PM

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    tricksy added the project Blue Sky Dress
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    Floaty summer dress with frills, white tape and button details. Super girly and flirty and perfect for hot Cape Town summers.

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21 November, 2011



5 October, 2011

  • 11:39 AM

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    tricksy commented on the project Eye-twisting Top

    Thanks everyone for all the awesome comments! Feeling quite proud of this one :)



29 September, 2011

  • 10:08 AM

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    tricksy commented on the project Eye-twisting Top

    Thank you! I used the free sample size, which is luckily very close to my actual measurements.



27 September, 2011

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    tricksy commented on the project Summer Sparkles Dress

    Thanks Anne! Good old Table Mountain – I love it too :)

  • 03:22 PM

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    tricksy added the project Eye-twisting Top
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    This was my first attempt at a Lekala pattern. Unfortunately the instructions were in Cyrillic and Google Translate was pretty useless, so I had to wing it when it came to putting the top together….

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28 August, 2011



20 July, 2011

  • 07:17 AM

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    tricksy commented on the project M8357

    Love it! Black is very difficult to photograph.



18 July, 2011



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8 July, 2011

  • 11:28 AM

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    tricksy commented on the article Summer Style vs. Summer Comfort

    Oh my goodness – I wish our South African summers only got up to 30 degrees C! January this year (one of hottest months) had a full week of temperatures over 38C. I spent the entire time draped i…



29 June, 2011



16 June, 2011

  • 04:48 PM

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    tricksy commented on the project Red and White Quilt

    I’m not normally a quilt person, but I love this! A great modern take on such a traditional craft.

  • 04:44 PM

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    tricksy commented on the project preppy plaid tote

    This is so cute! I adore the rope handles.



10 June, 2011

  • 02:20 PM

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    tricksy commented on the project Union Jack Peek-a-Boo Dress

    This is completely adorable! My favourite is the back view – the pleats give it such a great shape. I would love to make a coat like this.



9 June, 2011

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    tricksy commented on the project black & white dots

    This is the perfect balance between cute and elegant. Nicely done!



7 June, 2011

  • 08:55 PM

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    tricksy favorited the project pins and rings
  • 08:47 PM

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    tricksy commented on the project Everyday Underwear

    Thanks! I was surprised by how easy they were to whip up. I’ll keep an eye out for yours :)

  • 02:25 PM

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    tricksy commented on the project Advanced Striped Affair - to all the Aussie Burdastyleees!!

    This is such a gorgeous dress, and looks fabulous on you. So fresh and crisp and your stripes are done perfectly!

  • 02:19 PM

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    tricksy commented on the project Stripe-y Twister Dress

    This dress looks sooo good in stripes – I’ve been looking for just the right fabric to make it in, but I think you got there first! Great choice.

  • 02:15 PM

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    tricksy added the project Everyday Underwear
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    My first attempt at underwear. I kept things simple with stretch cotton and fold-over panty elastic for both the briefs and the thong, and some stretch lace for the waist band of the thong. For t…

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