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GwenV

GwenV  star
Pennsylvania USA
Member since, 8/4/04
Intermediate

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Pattern Review 9/9/11 3:01 PM
New Look - 6723 Misses Day or Evening Dress and Purse
Pattern Description: Audrey Hepburn styling, versatile dress. Pattern Sizing: Misses 8-18 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? The final product looks a lot like the pattern envelope. This made a great summer dress, very versatile. Easy to ... more...
3 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/17/11 8:21 PM
Simplicity - 2400 Misses Special Occasion Dresses
Pattern Description: Misses' / Miss Petite sewing pattern for bridal and evening gowns with bolero by Jessica McClintock. I made a much-modified view C. Pattern Sizing:D5(4,6,8,10,12) or P5(12,14,16,18,20) Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it... more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/16/11 11:18 PM
Simplicity - 2250 misses dresses
Pattern Description: Misses' Dress in two lengths, jacket and tie belt by Cynthia Rowley Pattern Sizing:H5(6,8,10,12,14) or R5(14,16,18,20,22) Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?I think it's really close. This skirt is longer than the patt... more...
6 comments
 
Pattern Review 11/28/06 3:03 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 18274-1002 Faux Cheetah Cape & Bag
Inspired by Sarah Jacobs' article here on PatternReview, "Quick, Cheap Sewing", I decided to tackle a simple self-drafted pattern. I had less than a yard of faux fur, picked up at PA Fabric Outlet. And I followed a link cited in the article: vintagesewing.info, where I found a 1940s text that exp... more...
14 comments
 
photo Sewing Machine Review 3/12/06 6:18 PM
Juki - MO-644D
All in all, I am very pleased with this machine. My recommedation (or not) would depend on what the buyer is looking for. I had never really done any serging, so I was not sure how much I would or would not benefit from getting a serger. I considered looking for a nice used one, but being such ... more...
9 comments
 

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As a kid, I fell in love with the clothes my mom would make for us. It was so cool to have an idea for a top, describe it to her, then shop for pattern and fabric and end up with the exact thing! I ... more

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