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Gloria Allender

Gloria Allender 
Missouri USA
Member since, 3/14/02

Book Review 6/6/05 9:05 PM
Mastering Miters
This little book from Linda Lee of The Sewing Workshop is the best $6.50 I have spent in a long time. In a few short pages Ms. Lee covers the how-tos of making perfect mitred corners in just about every situation. The book is only 12 pages long, but it gives step-by-step instructions for symmetric...more...
Sewing Expo Review 3/8/05 9:44 AM
Sewing and Stitchery Expo Puyallup WA USA
This is the 5th year I have attended the Sewing Expo in Puyallup WA. I was very disappointed that over 50% of the vendors were quilting vendors. The garment vendors that did have booths had very unimpressive ones. I surmise they rely on their name to pull in customers, but an attractive booth would ...more...
Sewing Tip 11/21/03 4:19 PM
Working with Burda WOF Patterns
I traced off and cut out my 1st Burda WOF pattern. After carefully cutting out the pattern pieces from the pattern paper and laying them on the fabric. I discovered that it would have been a whole lot easier to mark the seam allowances on the paper rather than the fabric. (The magazine suggests addi...more...
Pattern Review 11/21/03 4:15 PM
New Look - 6306 His & Hers
Pattern Description: Pyjama pants, shorts, v-neck top with a choice of long, short or sleeveless sleeves, and a zip front hoodie. The tops are edge finished with bias strips. Pattern Sizing:Uni-sex, XS-XL Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?...more...
Website Review 5/24/07 6:29 PM
Londa's Creative Threads
I actually discovered Londa last spring when I attended a Claire Schaeffer seminar at Londa's retail store. She has since closed the retail store to devote time to the website. I love the website for a couple of reasons. One is that the fabric is arranged by color. So if you are planning a black ski...more...
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Married, age 49, Own my own business, 3 children all grown, 3 grandchildren. I love to sew and read and read about sewing!more

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