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More Mad Hattery!
The hat is complete! of ribbons and feathers in the clicky linky. Just gets better in every stage. Lovely, Juno Thank you. 15 or so hours of fun, altogether! Holy COW!!! Were you charging your...
10 years ago 8
 
flea market score today
I found a treasure at the flea market today. One of my pals and I just needed to be o-u-t of the house for a while so we went and wandered. Found a copy (in very good condition considering its age) a...
10 years ago 7
 
Ping Kate:
If I remember correctly, some time in the past you made some costumes out of a cotton/silk blend. What did you think of it and would it be suitable for a summer dress. I'm thinking ahead about fabric...
10 years ago 25
 
[OT] YEAH!!!!
Twenty more minutes (maybe less, it's sudden death) of fabulous hockey!!! U.S. vs. Canada for the Gold. I don't care now which team winds, I love players on both sides, this is FABULOUS!!! I am horse...
10 years ago 22
 
kilting question
While reading "The" kilting book it seems that a box-pleated kilt may be a little easier to make than a knife-pleated kilt ? Do you have an opinion ? It seems you can then avoid a few time consuming...
10 years ago 13
 
Interesting pattern!
I went to TSWLTH yesterday to pick up a couple of Vogue patterns at $3.99 each. I'll probably never use all the patterns I already own, but I had to have this one: love interesting seaming details and...
10 years ago 16
 
snowy day browsing
Since the weather is absolutely abominable I decided to do a little snowy day browsing. I found this site and thought it would be a good idea to pass it along. The wools look to lovely. I don't know...
10 years ago 4
 
plus size pattern help
i'm looking for plus size patterns for 50's style dresses, and i'm havinhe g no luck...does anyone know where i can find them? they don't have to be patterns FROM the 50's, just in that style thanks!...
10 years ago 2
 
A few new pics
I wanted to share some of the construction pictures of the hand-made kilt: was an amazing process. I'll keep adding more as I find time. Lovely , and i love the color mirjam "BEI Design" wrote in...
10 years ago 7
 
heads up 2
Just got email from Atlanta Thread "Maxi-Lock MEGA Sale 6 Days only! Take advantage of this incredible price on Maxi-Lock thread today through Sunday (Feb 28th) at midnight. Just use coupon...
10 years ago 6
 
Heads up!
TSWLTH is having a pattern sale Feb 26-28: McCall's $1.99 each limit 10 and Vogue $3.99 each limit ten. I have a couple of Vogues I've been hoping to add to my collection. What I REALLY want is...
10 years ago 8
 
Finsh Project But Have A Question
Hello All: Well the wife's skirt is finished and didn't come out too bad. There is one part that bugs me a bit though. There is a zipper in the middle of the skirt (on the back) and at the end of the...
10 years ago 10
 
finished the asian inspired wrap top [pics]
Thanks to all that helped with the bias binding the asymetric seam wrapped dress/top trouble i posted a while back. The help was used to modify a pattern for an Asian style top inspired by pics of...
10 years ago 25
 
fabric id & "smell" question
Ok, I am still working on the ?new? sewing room and have a couple of questions Fabric will be stored on the shelves of various storage units (hopefully neatly folded and organized)with curtains in...
10 years ago 4
 
the 40 measurements for a bespoke suit?
mentions that s true bespoke suit begins with 40 measurements of the gentleman. what are the 40 measurements? When I made a single-breasted three-piece suit for my husband I measured: Basic: Chest...
10 years ago 3