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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! This pattern goes tog...more...
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Book Review 11/22/12 10:28 PM
Sewn by Hand
Book Index/Chapter headings Soulful stitching Essential hand sewing tools Material concerns The truth about needles Thread for the modern world The secret life of knots A gallery of hand stitches Templates Acknowledgments Index Big soft spheres Thread...more...
 
 
photo Sewing Tip 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. :) Its...more...
9 comments
 
Pattern Review 9/17/08 11:04 PM
Butterick - B0458 Jacket, by Connie Crawford
Pattern Description: 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. Pattern Sizing: XS-XL Did it look like the photo/drawing on...more...
18 comments
 
Pattern Review 7/20/08 11:49 AM
Christine Jonson - 107 Tie Back Top
Pattern Description: Self-lined, close fitting, mid-hip length, pullover top with gathered bustline and front crossover long ties. Pattern Sizing: Multi-Sized, 4-22 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes. Fabric Used: Rayon-Lycra, "Unassum...more...
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