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Alana Robson

Alana Robson  star
Ontario CANADA
Member since, 4/1/02

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Pattern Review 12/1/02 11:49 PM
New Look - 6034 Twin Set
I want to make a Christmas present for my mother, who lives 1000 miles away. I thought a twin set would be a good choice because it wouldn't require absolute accuracy in fit--my mom usually wears one size larger than me so I can get pretty close by fitting it on myself. The local Fabricland (natio...more...
Pattern Review 10/13/03 12:50 PM
Simplicity - 5835 Sleeping Beauty
Once upon a time there was a little girl named Briar Rose who received Sleeping Beauty on DVD. After ten viewings in two weeks, she knew who she wanted to be for Halloween: Aurora, the Sleeping Beauty. Since there were no fairy godmothers hovering around little Briar Rose's house, it was up to he...more...
Pattern Review 9/14/03 3:27 PM
Vogue Patterns - 2651 Issey Miyake Jacket
This Issey Miyake jacket starts as a typical tailored long straight jacket, with an upper slanted welt pocket and lower double-welt pockets with flaps. Then it goes off in a different direction. The left and right front and back are each a single piece, sewn together at centre back. Additional sh...more...
Pattern Review 7/2/03 0:01 AM
New Look - 6265 Yoga Separates
Update July 1, 2003: Added a picture. It's not the greatest, but will give you an idea of lengths and widths and such, as the pattern envelope only has drawings. Pattern Description: Misses Knit Pants, Top,Tank and Bag for Yoga Mat. I made the longer tank top and the pants. Pattern Sizing: Size...more...
Pattern Review 6/3/03 1:49 PM
Simplicity - 7196 Pants and Shorts
This is a pattern for misses' pants and shorts with below waist, contour waistband, slant front pockets and straight legs. This is a common style that you see a lot in stores like The Gap and Old Navy. I made a pair of flowered cotton/linen pants and I'm very happy with them. However, I would not...more...
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I learned to sew in grade 7 home economics, and have sewn voraciously ever since. In the last few years, I've concentrated on choosing flattering patterns, making flat pattern alterations, tissue-fit...more

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