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ChristinePDX

ChristinePDX  star
Oregon USA
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photo Sewing Tip 8/18/13 12:17 PM
Finished knit binding (both sides of garment)
This knit binding technique I found on a blog called Kitschy Koo may be old hat to some, but it was news to me, and I am going to use it for anything and everything I possibly can. I just tested it out on a jersey dress, where I bound the sleeves and back neckline. I think this technique might also ...more...
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Pattern Review 4/1/12 2:11 PM
Onion - 2034
Pattern Description: Knit drape front dress Front Back Pattern Sizing: XS - XL Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes. Were the instructions easy to follow? If you order from Shop Onion, they will send you translated instructions for ...more...
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Pattern Review 3/20/11 9:14 PM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 08-2009-123 carrot pants
Pattern Description: Carrot trousers/pants are back in a more modern version. Still ankle-length and cut wide at the hips, ours sport a wide yoke and inverted box pleats. This style was designed exclusively for tall sizes! Pattern Sizing:78-88 review in progress *** *** review in progress *** ***...more...
 
 
Sewing Tip 12/15/10 10:21 PM
Blindstitching Hems on Knits
By default I have always hemmed knits with a double needle, but today I tried something different. Instead, I blindstitched. Not a new technique, but it was something I had never considered doing with a knit, so I thought I would pass it along. Some machines do have a stretch blindstitch, mine does ...more...
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I recently decided that since I was always unsatisfied with clothes I found in the stores, the lower to middle-range priced clothes that I can afford were always a bit off (fabrics a little cheap, fit...more

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