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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / How can I attach sleeves to THIS dress? on: July 28, 2007 06:58:51 AM
Hi everybody,

I just started sewing the Azalea dress from Burdastyle:


here's Crafty_Witch15's version of that same dress


So here's my problem:
I want to add sleeves. I have a lot if Burda patterns and magazines lying around here. Do you think I can simply take the pattern of a sleeve from another pattern, let's say from a blouse pattern like this?:

Any help would be great!
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Peter pan collar tutorial? on: July 28, 2007 06:43:39 AM
Hi Maliaka,

there's a Peter Pan Collar Tut here:


It's not for stretchy material though...I'm not an expert but I'd say there are no big differences in the material used for a collar. But so far I've only sewn a collar out of non-stretchy fabric.

Good luck!
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: vintage butterick 6582 dress on: July 08, 2007 06:09:37 AM
Wow your dress is soo pretty. I'd love to see a tut for the belt!
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: My Very Own Knit Black Dress (lots of pictures) on: May 06, 2007 02:50:49 AM
Oh, that one is beautiful. Very classy but still casual depending on what you wear with it.
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: drastic resizing=my new favourite dress! on: May 06, 2007 02:46:38 AM
Wow, respect for resizing the whole thing! I'm always having such a hard time to adjust patterns.

As far as I can see from the pic the dress looks very well done. How long did it come out?

Oh, and I love the fabric!
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: green, flowy, somewhat maternity looking dress on: May 06, 2007 02:41:50 AM
Oh, that's cute! I think you can totally go without a belt, but as a variation....why not? I would take a broad white or green one.
7  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing in General: Discussion and Questions / Re: patterns on: April 30, 2007 06:58:07 AM
I'm not sure what exactly you mean. If your problem is how to read a pattern, try this:


If further questions arise ask them here on the board. And don't forget: There's no such thing as stupid questions. Wink
8  EUROPE / GERMANY / Re: günstiges Leinen? on: April 28, 2007 05:48:35 AM
War heute auf dem hollandischen Stoffmarkt in Dortmund. Da gab's Leinen für 5 €/m an vielen Ständen. Weiß jetzt nicht, ob das für dich billig ist, aber die Auswahl war groß.

Jedenfalls kommt der Stoffmarkt auch nach Frankfurt. Evtl. ist das ja was für dich.

Hier noch der Link:

9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Side seam zipper insertion...I don't get it! on: April 28, 2007 04:56:53 AM
Sorry, no help from my side, but I'm totally interested in this too! I'm about to make a shirt and would like to transfer the zipper from the back to the side seam.

Anyone out there who has done this?
10  CLOTHING / Sewing Pattern Reviews / Re: Simplicity 4077 -- fitted button-front blouses on: April 27, 2007 12:39:05 AM
Wow, those are both really beautiful. Like the second one best.

Good work!
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