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Finicky Petite

Finicky Petite  star
Minnesota USA
Member since, 11/4/10

Book Review 11/11/10 2:34 PM
What Not To Wear
I'm adding my review to the others because, when I bought this book six years ago, it *totally* changed the way I looked at clothes and my body. And I agree with the other reviewers: sewers need this kind of book even more than shoppers, because we can't try our garments on before we've spent ti...more...
Book Review 11/11/10 2:00 PM
Claire Shaeffer's Fabric Sewing Guide, 2nd ed.
Book Index/Chapter headings Part 1: Prologue, includes a chapter on general garment planning and sewing basics Part 2: Fiber Content, with chapters on Natural-Fiber fabrics, Manufactured-Fiber fabrics, Leathers, Synthetic Suedes, Nonwoven plastics, Fur, and Feathers (that's right, Feathers!) Pa...more...
Website Review 11/8/10 6:34 PM
How is the web site look & feel / user friendliness? Is it easy to surf? It is pretty easy to find your way around. I appreciate being able to search multiple terms at once (i.e., fiber content + weave + color), which some other sites don't allow you to do. And once you have performed a search, t...more...
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I learned to sew in 4-H. Basic patterns, done up in cotton-poly, which I (a heavy, self-conscious pre-teen) wore to the fashion show at the county fair. All I really wanted to wear were jeans and a ...more

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