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5 October

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    Oct 5, 2010, 11.17 AMby carolyn-s

    Dear Yoshimi, Thankyou so much for your kind suggestion, I would like very much to go fabric shopping with you! I have sent you an email. Hope to hear from you, Carolyn

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      Oct 10, 2010, 12.22 AMby yoshimi

      Carolyn! I’ve touched the inappropriate button by mistake! I don’t know why it’s been placed here just next to the reply button… I’m very very sorry but I just wanted to type “I’m looking forward to meeting you in Tokyo”!!

19 July

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    Jul 19, 2010, 09.45 AMby anajan

    Hi yoshimi, thanks for your nice comment on my green silk dress. You’re so kind!

17 February

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    Feb 17, 2010, 09.02 AMby ipires

    Dear Yoshimi

    Thank you for your kind comment on my husband’s shirt :) I’ve just realized that you are a fellow molecular biologist sewist! So there are more like me out there!

    I love all you work, it is so delicately elegant and impeccably done.

16 February

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    Feb 16, 2010, 06.35 PMby cottonsilk

    Hi, Hi Yoshimi… thanks so much for your words. I truly love your work, so chic, elegant and neat. I look forward to more of your work. Its an inspiration to newbies like me… Hugs… Vero

3 February

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    Feb 3, 2010, 04.09 PMby carottesauvage

    Dear Yoshimi, That is so sweet of you, thanks for your kind words. I hope life is treating you well. Loads of love. XXX Helene

2 February

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    Feb 2, 2010, 10.58 AMby miss-g

    Hello Yoshimi. I see you have become Elainemay’s nemesis. This is quite a compliment. Hope you are keeping well.

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      Feb 2, 2010, 11.18 PMby yoshimi

      Hello dear Miss-G, thanks for letting me know about the post! Actually I have read it very soon after it was posted, and I have to mention that Elaine is a real good person who never attacks her nemesis without warning. I enjoyed it very much! Thanks for your nice comment on it, too! – yoshimi

30 January

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    Jan 30, 2010, 05.55 PMby frkbustad

    Hi! Thank you for the feedback! I do see your points with the casual appearance of Kasia compared to Jenny. So what I did when I made my Kasia, was to skip the pockets and the flap, and put the zipper in the back. And I like the shape very much. I see you’ve made some Kasias, and I wonder: Have you made it without stretch fabrics? If so, what’s that like wearing/walking/fit? And how would you compare that to Jenny – not thinking of the hidden zipper problem, but only thinking how it’s to wear?

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      Jan 30, 2010, 10.21 PMby yoshimi

      Oh you moved the zipper. Well done and I think you’ve done so right with it. About my Kasias… I’ve made two Kasias so far and both were made of non-stretch fabrics. They are comfortable as Jenny is even in non-stretch fabrics, I can’t say which is better than others. However, I have a good impression with the waistband of Jenny because it stays better than Kasia’s as its grain is bias and it therefore has some kickback(I hope you understand what I mean, sorry for my funny English) . Hmmm, comparing Kasia and Jenny makes me feel to try Kasia again. You remind me she’s so gorgeous! Design wise, Kasia is certainly more distinguishing and prettier. Thanks you, frk.bustad!

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    Jan 30, 2010, 05.42 PMby carolinam

    Hi Yoshimi, thank you for sharing your inspiring work with the burdastyle. I get so happy and motivated by seeing well made clothes. And you make good pictures too. I should do that too, well, next garment will be a claer picture too. Keep on sewing and posting your desings!

29 January

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    Jan 29, 2010, 04.55 PMby bttn

    Hi Yoshimi! I like your neat, stylish, amazing creations and your fabric choises as well! Congratulations!

4 January

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    Jan 4, 2010, 01.25 PMby carottesauvage

    Dear Yoshimi,

    I hope you are well. I wish you the best for this new year! Much love X Helene

20 November

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    Nov 20, 2009, 03.45 AMby petitmoutonbleu

    very diverse what you make!!!! and your birthday is the same as mine!!!!

    congratsss for everythong you make!!

26 October

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    Oct 26, 2009, 08.00 PMby elainemay

    Hi Yoshimi! Thanks for your comment on my grey Burda dress! Just to let you know, I have been loving all of the beautiful garments you’ve been posting lately. That blue top and that pale jacket are gorgeous! Happy sewing and look forward to seeing more of your stuff.

16 October

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    Oct 16, 2009, 04.00 PMby nessie

    Thank you very much for you nice comment ! I really love all your clothes :)

6 October

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    Oct 6, 2009, 10.31 AMby britishcowgirl

    YOU ARE MY HERO! I was going to spend a fortune on lace fingerless gloves for a halloween costume and a quick search on here and I found your pattern for fingerless gloves. THANK YOU! You’ve saved me so much moolah. I appreciate you putting that on here for free.

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      Oct 6, 2009, 10.36 PMby yoshimi

      Thank you for your kind message, britishcowgirl. I’m really happy to hear that it might help you to make your Halloween even more fantastic. Good luck with your costume!

27 September

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    Sep 27, 2009, 07.26 PMby giffengood

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      Sep 28, 2009, 11.56 PMby yoshimi

      Hello giffengood,

      Thanks for your message! I am delighted to hear that you like my long sleeved JJ. What I did for it was looking for the pattern piece for a sleeve from just a common shirt. I didn’t draft the pattern, as long as I remember… At that time, I had 3 sets of patterns for normal shirts. I am sorry to say but I don’t remember which sleeve I used for the JJ. I don’t think it’s OK to share the pattern that is commercial either, anyway. I think it’s the easiest way for you to find a normal shirt (e.g. Emily from BurdaStyle, note that Emily’s sleeve is very long and looks unique, but the armhole looks quite simple.) and measure the length of both an armhole on bodice and one on sleeve. If the length of the one on sleeve was slightly (let’s say, 0~4/5 inch) longer than the one on bodice, it seems OK for me to attach them together, with putting the ease concentrating to the upper half of the shoulder. If you don’t think the armhole on the JJ bodice is longer than your sleeve pattern’s, you might need to look for another pattern for your sleeve. I hope it helps! Good luck with your JJ and happy sewing! -yoshimi

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      Sep 29, 2009, 12.02 AMby yoshimi

      I need a correction!

      The sentence “If you don’t think the armhole on the JJ bodice is longer than your sleeve pattern’s, you might need to look for another pattern for your sleeve.” is wrong! Of course, it should be “If you think the armhole on the JJ bodice is longer than your sleeve pattern’s, you might need to look for another pattern for your sleeve.”

3 September

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    Sep 3, 2009, 07.13 PMby miekekolkman

    Thanks for your reaction on my wrap dress! I love your gilet too by the way!

26 August

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    Aug 26, 2009, 05.15 PMby lauralina

    Hello Yoshimi-san ! Thank you for passing by my wall. Like so many people aroud here, I really enjoy every creation of yours ! Looking forward the next one, happy sewing too _ .

19 August

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    Aug 19, 2009, 01.22 PMby ichigogirl

    Hi Yoshimi-san! Thank you so much for your comment on my cowl-dress, I’m glad you like it and even more so if it inspires you!

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    Aug 19, 2009, 05.03 AMby jeffrey

    Thank you yoshimi for comment on my dress.

7 August

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    Aug 7, 2009, 02.02 AMby themedusa

    Hi Yoshimi, Thanks for dropping by my wall. Love your projects too. :)

26 July

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    Jul 26, 2009, 03.25 PMby dtale

    I’m inspired.

19 June

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    Jun 19, 2009, 06.31 AMby hajnika

    Hi,Dear Yoshimi! :) Thank you very much for your nice comment on my black skirt!

15 June

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    Jun 15, 2009, 11.59 PMby ipires

    Hello Yoshimi, thanks for your comments on my shirt! I am so happy about it…

9 May

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    May 9, 2009, 03.46 PMby ralarkins

    Nope, I have not found parasol (or umbrella) frame kits in the US and my Japanese is limited to origami directions like valley or mountain fold. I may just purchase a really ugly umbrella just so I can recover it. The parasols you made look really nice and I love the fabric choice. Have fun and keep sewing!

8 May

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    May 8, 2009, 03.20 AMby carottesauvage

    Thanks for the compliment Yoshimi! Much love+kisses

7 May

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    May 7, 2009, 03.53 AMby meseide

    Thanks for the link, I think I´m going to search the internet for a european distributor. Were the parasols difficult to make?

29 April

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    Apr 29, 2009, 02.11 PMby teaandcake

    Hi Yoshimi! Aaaah – I’m so glad you liked them, that’s really nice to know and I’m so pleased it made you happy, as of course it should, you were my inspiration! Balloon love, Zoe x

28 April

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    Apr 28, 2009, 12.17 PMby smvphotography

    hi yoshimi. thank you for your wonderful post on my wall, you’re too sweet! i admire your style! where i tend to get a little silly you are so refined. your balloon skirt is gorgeous!

24 April

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    Apr 24, 2009, 10.38 AMby carottesauvage

    Happy birthday+1 Dear Yoshimi!

23 April

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    Apr 23, 2009, 06.42 AMby carottesauvage

    Dear Yoshimi! Thank you for your comment! It makes my day! Are you well?