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Posted on: 7/15/07 2:49 PM
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I am so pleased with myself. I wanted to reuse a pattern that I had previously cut out at a different size than I presently am. Some of the seamlines had been cut off, but I had saved and labeled the trimmed parts. Now, when I want to cut out a different size, I don't have to guess at the missing parts. I can just fit them back where they belong. It wouldn't matter much for leg widths, but crotch curves and waistbands can be tricky. Hope this helps someone else.

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Helen near Sydney said...
Elaine, you are too good! My next years resolution is to do this .....
7/18/07 7:23 AM
Mandolin82 said...
I always pin the "cut-off" bits to their given pattern pieces in case I need them.
7/15/07 11:55 PM
 
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