|Pattern Review ||11/24/12 9:13 PM|
|Other - 219 Radella Women's Shoe Pattern |
At first I didn't print this PDF pattern on my 8 1/2 x 11 paper with the 'without borders' box checked and the pattern was too short and fat and didn't fit me right. I bought it back in Feb. of 2012 and it took until now and a conversation on Facebook to figure out my problem!
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|Book Review ||11/22/12 10:28 PM|
|Sewn by Hand |
Book Index/Chapter headings
Essential hand sewing tools
The truth about needles
Thread for the modern world
The secret life of knots
A gallery of hand stitches
Big soft spheres
||11/12/08 4:58 PM|
|Make an Extra Large Thread Rack |
Make a Thread Rack with Peg board, dowels and wood glue from the hardware store!
It makes a sturdy hanging thread rack for holding serger style spools and smaller ones too. I used a dremel to cut the dowels and glued them on a slight angle. Cheaper than many, but not necessarily prettier. :)
|Pattern Review ||9/17/08 11:04 PM|
|Butterick - B0458 Jacket, by Connie Crawford |
This pattern has a Jacket, Shirt and Skirt. I only made the Jacket. Princess seamed jacket features three-quarter length cuffed sleeves (long sleeve jacket not shown), a traditional notched collar and side seam slits.
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|Pattern Review ||7/20/08 11:49 AM|
|Christine Jonson - 107 Tie Back Top |
Self-lined, close fitting, mid-hip length, pullover top with gathered bustline and front crossover long ties.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
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