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Barbara J

Barbara J  star
Member since, 8/24/02

Sewing Tip 9/24/04 11:55 PM
Catching on high hip
This tip was given to me on Sewing World, when I was looking for a solution to my tees catching on my high hip as I was continuously tugging at the back hem. iJust iron on fusible knit interfacing to the back area from waist level to top of hem allowance, on tees already made. Or iron on the inter... more...
Pattern Review 8/5/04 7:42 AM
Burda - 2866 Pants
Pattern Description: One seam bike shorts, and regular seamed pull-on, two way stretch, fold-over elastic waist bootleg pants. I think it is now OOP. Pattern Sizing: sizes 8 to 18. I made size 12 because that is my measurement at the hip socket area but decided to use the 12 cutting line as the... more...
Pattern Review 4/9/04 11:18 PM
Simplicity - 9513 knit tops
EDIT: I have added two photos. Pattern Description: A variety of stretch knit tops including jacket, hoodie pull-over the head top, slit neck top and a slightly raised neck top, I know it has a special name cannot think of it. There is a choice of flared or tapered sleeves, they both fit all armh... more...
Pattern Review 4/9/04 11:35 PM
McCall's - 9233 P/P Perfect Fit
EDIT: Added two photos, they make fitting problems easier to see I think, only thing is I don't know how to improve the fit from here on. My butt isn't as long as my legs just the way it was photographed. But I am strangely shaped. I just made these good, for me, fitting jeans, comment from family... more...
Pattern Review 3/4/04 4:53 AM
Simplicity - 7161 Soft Bags
H>Pattern Description: I made view D a square shoulder bag with strap long enough to wear crosssed over my chest. It has no base or gusset and closes with velcro. Pattern Sizing: 22 cm square Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, it l... more...

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I first started to learn dressmaking when I was 14, something that didn't come naturally as I always failed crafts at school. I sewed occasionally after that until I became addicted to pattern revie... more

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