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Where can I get a copy of this Book?
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Date: 8/2/08 4:46 PM

Hi everyone,

I have cruised and googled for this book and it's author for days now with no leads. Can anyone tell me how to get a copy of this Book, Cut to the Fit, by Karen Howland.. it is oop.
Thanks for the Info.

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In reply to rebe

Date: 8/2/08 6:15 PM

All I could find was a reference in a 10-year-old issue of Threads and the notation Karen Howland gives detailed sloper-drafting directions in her book Cut to the Fit (888-683-2032, to order).

It's really discouraging to find that google and my usual OOP booksites had nothing. Sorry.

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In reply to rebe

Date: 8/2/08 7:03 PM

Maybe this will help you to find the book, information how to order the book from Kensinger Press

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Date: 8/3/08 4:11 PM

The best thing you can do is go to the THREADS site and do a search for her article(s) that were published years ago, that Karla mentioned, and print them out.

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Date: 8/3/08 5:44 PM

I would also try posting a "wanted" classified here on PR...I always see if I have something in my bookshelf (unused) that someone needs...
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Date: 8/3/08 11:33 PM

From an old Threads article.
Karen Howland gives detailed sloper-drafting directions in her book Cut to the Fit (888-683-2032, to order).

Good luck.

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Marilyn

January 2009 to January 2010 81 yards out and 71yards in January 2010 to the present 106.7 yards out and 146.5 yards in. January 2011 to the present: 47 yards out and 69 yards in.

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Date: 8/4/08 0:46 AM

I found a listing for this book in Amazon, but none are available; in fact, very little info. However, the Amazon site does list the ISBN numbers:

Unknown Binding: 103 pages
Publisher: Kensinger Press (1995)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0964896419
ISBN-13: 978-0964896413

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In reply to rebe

Date: 8/6/08 5:15 PM

You may wish to put a want ad for the book on eBay.

Try: Want It Now link
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Date: 8/17/08 11:05 PM

I've often wondered what happened to Karen Howland as well. I have her books and think the Threads articles she's written are great.

I think I just found her on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/4/0B7/097. I haven't tried contacting her via LinkedIn (wonder if she realizes a lot of people are still interested in her books).

Hope this helps.
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Date: 8/17/08 11:18 PM

She used to post on some of the boards around like PMB, but I haven't seen her in quite awhile. I think she decided to retire.

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Marilyn

January 2009 to January 2010 81 yards out and 71yards in January 2010 to the present 106.7 yards out and 146.5 yards in. January 2011 to the present: 47 yards out and 69 yards in.

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