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Annette H

Annette H 
International DENMARK
Member since, 2/21/04
Intermediate

Book Review 4/30/04 6:11 AM
Do You LOVE What You Sew?
Book Index/Chapter headings Style; Fabric, Interfacing, Equipment; Jacket Required; Pants, Slacks and Trousers; Pockets. PaperBack or HardBound? Paperback. Does this book have clear illustrations or photographs? Yes, but only black-and-white line drawings. Would you recommend this book as a MUST ... more...
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Book Review 3/26/04 7:46 AM
Vogue Pattern Book
This isn't really a book, of course - it's the big catalogue they have in the stores - but it's nice to have, for inspiration, browsing, and to see back views, pattern descriptions, yardages and so on. I asked at my favourite fabric store (in Copenhagen) if I could buy the current Vogue catalog whe... more...
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Book Review 3/17/04 7:42 AM
World Textiles: A Visual Guide to Traditional Tech
Book's subtitle: A Visual Guide to Traditional Techniques Publisher: Thames & Hudson (London) Among chapter headings: Loom-woven textiles; Dyes; Sewing; Embroidery; and Embellishment. I found this wonderful book in the shop at the National Museum in Copenhagen. I immediately had to have it. It h... more...
2 comments
 
Sewing Machine Review 3/13/04 1:24 PM
Viking - Optima 630
I have had my Viking Husqvarna Optima 630 since 1988, when I lived in England. I got tired of a rather basic, very cheap model of another brand. You probably can't buy the 630 in the shops any more, but I thought I would add the review in case you see a used one for sale. I recommend it! I LOVE thi... more...
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Notion Review 2/29/04 1:18 PM
Other - coin collector's wallet
What is this notion used for? These clear plastic wallets have many litle pockets that are meant to hold coins, but are perfect for fabric samples. The foldable wallets have many small clear pockets, just enough for a sq. inch or so of fabric. You can then take the wallet with you when you are shopp... more...
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When I grew up everybody sewed: my mother, sister, grandmother, aunts, cousins, friends. We made everything from bridal gowns to aprons and curtains. I got to love the cozy atmosphere surrounding sewi... more

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