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Futuralon 
California
Member since, 3/7/12
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Pattern Review 3/18/14 11:16 PM
Simplicity - 3688 This is so 1940s!
Pattern Description: Sleeved blouse shaped with gathers and darts. Pattern Sizing: Goes up to 28 (I made a 28). Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? All things considered, yes. Were the instructions easy to follow? I didn't read them (but ...more...
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Pattern Review 1/19/14 10:45 PM
Simplicity - 3688 This is so 1940s!
Pattern Description: I chose to do the SKIRT. This is a six-gore midi skirt with waistband. Pattern Sizing: Ladies sizes, I cut a 28 - listed as a 44" waist where my waist is about 43". There's 10" of ease on the hips of this skirt, so just go by waist sizing if the listed hip is close enough. Di...more...
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Pattern Review 9/2/13 10:58 PM
Butterick - 5761 Misses'/Women's Wrap and Dress
Photos on Flickr Pattern Description: Princess seam dress with full skirt, straps. Pattern Sizing: I did a size 2x on a pattern that covers XXL to 6X. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, thank goodness yes. Were the instructions ea...more...
7 comments
 
Store Review 8/11/13 2:27 PM
Fine Fabrics
Have you bought anything from this store? If yes were the prices competitive? I bought some of the cheapest things in the store - some ribbon ($3/yd) and a bit of cotton ($12/yd). Most of the fabrics were elaborate prints, fancies, and fine laces going up to about $450 a yard. Only Britex in San Fra...more...
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Pattern Review 4/11/13 6:46 PM
Simplicity - 1947 Mens Jacket with Collar Variations and Detachable Hood
Front of Jacket Back of Jacket Front, Arms Down This project took me the most amount of time of any garment so far. Overall I like the pattern, the fit is good, the styling is neat. I made this as a holiday gift for my partner Mike. I made him a size L; he's a 40R. I made this using cotton corduroy;...more...
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