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Date: 1/7/12 11:47 PM

Jan Feb 2012 front cover...now that is home made...and looks it!!!! Look how the front is flopping over and how the neckline just droops...UGH!

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Date: 1/7/12 11:58 PM

Do you mean Creative Machine Embroidery with that lovely PONCHO?
I bought it for the free designs but almost didn't pick it up to look through at first because of the cover. They need to re-think who does the cover!

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Date: 1/8/12 0:15 AM

Oh yes -- my eyes zeroed in on the place between the two collar ends immediately and kept coming back. They could have pressed it at the very least. I am such a perfectionist that I cringe when I see projects in magazines so poorly constructed. Maybe it was really R/W in disguise? Love the fabric and the embroidery, though.

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Sewn in 2012: 176.212 yds.
2013 Goal: 400 yds (again)
Total sewn in 2013 -- 225.848 yds.
Total yards in inventory 1/1/14 -- 1752.5
Goal for 2014 -- 400 yards (for the third time)

Machines: Designer Diamond, #1+, H Class 100Q, and Viking 400 Serger: 936

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Date: 1/8/12 0:49 AM

NO Creative Machine Embroidery would never have put anything like that in their magazine. This is the Eileen Roche magazine.
PS I just pulled out the latest issue of Creative...hmmm now that I look at it...that triangle collar thing is pretty awful isn't it?
That pillow on pg. 34 is lovely though isn't it?
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"The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem." Theodore Rubin
"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life's about creating yourself." George Bernard Shaw
Dan 9:24-27

Bernina vintage and computerized, Bernina and BL sergers , BLcoverstitch (a stray Pfaff and Viking followed me home too)

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Date: 1/8/12 0:53 AM

I think Creative machine embroidery is the Sew News cousin. Anyways, this is the ugly thing poncho
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Date: 1/8/12 1:02 AM

Oh thank you...I am so glad you saw it too. I kept looking at it...and even the white stitching on the button placket is terrible...not straight. And it just frumpy and droopy...looks like an iron never got there.

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"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life's about creating yourself." George Bernard Shaw
Dan 9:24-27

Bernina vintage and computerized, Bernina and BL sergers , BLcoverstitch (a stray Pfaff and Viking followed me home too)

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Date: 1/8/12 1:06 AM

Bravo, very good! The cover is even worse...Mrs. Moos is right!!! The embroidery is nice but the poncho itself is so poorly sewn...sheeesh! Now I know why it takes me 40 hrs to do something that should take 2!

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"The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem." Theodore Rubin
"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life's about creating yourself." George Bernard Shaw
Dan 9:24-27

Bernina vintage and computerized, Bernina and BL sergers , BLcoverstitch (a stray Pfaff and Viking followed me home too)

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