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Best Patterns of 2008
An article by Diane Egelston
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Date: 1/26/09 5:48 PM

Finally, the article you've been waiting for. PR member Diane E gives an insight into the hottest patterns of 2008.

Enjoy the article

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Date: 1/26/09 6:01 PM

YAY!! Another terrific, thorough article! Way to go Diane. This is an article I look forward to every year!
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Date: 1/26/09 6:13 PM

Thanks -- great article, as always. Definitely a knits theme in the best patterns, isn't there?

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Date: 1/26/09 7:34 PM

Awesome job Diane!

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Date: 1/26/09 7:43 PM

Great article - thanks! Yes, I'm seeing a lot of knits. I think there are two reasons. 1/ Knits are definitely faster to sew, and 2. Aren't there just some fabulous knits out there!

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Date: 1/26/09 8:37 PM

I love the article. It is great for beginners like myself to see what people have success with!

Do you think PR would ever do a Favourite Children's Patterns? I would love to see that and there are quite a few of us here who sew for children.

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Date: 1/26/09 8:43 PM

Thanks for this terrific article - it is always so much fun to read PR's annual article on favorite patterns. I love sewing with knits, but have seen many comments from PR members who are hesitant to sew with knits. This article and these patterns really provide positive encouragement!
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Date: 1/26/09 9:01 PM

Thanks Diane, really good information, as usual.
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Date: 1/26/09 10:05 PM

I was really looking forward to seeing this article. Thanks so much for putting it together!

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Date: 1/26/09 10:14 PM

Thaks for the article. Great lineup once again. Sigh... at least two of the patterns are already discontinued. Vogue 2925, Simplicity 4020
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