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Posted on: 7/6/05 10:36 AM
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When I try a pattern for the first time, and I am not sure how it will turn out, I will often leave out the time consuming details like belt loops and patch pockets. If the garment turns out to be a wadder, then I would not have wasted precious time on these little details.

If I like the finished product and I decide to make it again, then I go all out to add all the little details that will make the garment special.
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Cloud9 said...
Hi Sandra, Now this time saving idea I can really relate to. Thanks for the time saving tip! Diane
7/6/05 2:39 PM
Astrostitcher said...
Thank you so much for this cute tip Sandra and for introducing me to the term 'wadder'! I know what you mean, now I've got a word for it. I've taken to sewing up tests in muslin. If they work I can then do some embroidery stitchouts on them for practice and if THEY work then I've got a unique garment to wear.
7/7/05 1:52 AM
pjrsews said...
Oh, if only someone had told me this 30 years ago, the time and energy I would have saved!! Thanks for the tip.
7/7/05 8:32 AM
hongkongshopper said...
Good thinking!
7/7/05 6:38 PM
PattiK said...
Oh, great idea! Thanks!
7/7/05 8:55 PM
inkyannie said...
I'm all for saving time. Thanks for the tip.
7/30/05 10:05 PM
Mill said...
I like that....a wadder!
4/6/06 11:52 AM

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