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Pattern Review 1/7/16 8:24 PM
No Pattern Used - Ironing Board Cover Ironing Board Cover
I burned the last ironing board cover that I made, so after watching A TUTORIAL ON YOUTUBE by Niler Taylor , I decided it was easy, and the task had been put off too long. Plus I was tired of looking at the old scorched cover. The last time I made one, I used a pattern (can't remember which one ... more...
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Pattern Review 12/21/15 2:35 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 7032-1010 Laptop & device bag
Pattern Description: My brother bought a new laptop and he also reads books on a Verizon device. So I designed a bag with 2 zippered parts: A padded main bag for the laptop plus a padded front pocket for the smaller device. Pattern Sizing: The laptop bag is almost 9 inches tall by 12 inches ... more...
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Pattern Review 12/19/15 10:13 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 7032-1009 Zippered cosmetics bags
Made gifts for granddaughters and their mother, from quilted denim, cherry colored quilted ultra suede, and lime colored pleather. I might have discovered the key to getting crisp corners: USE tabs and sew close to zipper coils. Another friend said I should try tapering the corners where the zipp... more...
3 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/19/15 9:11 AM
Other - Boxy cosmetics bag Boxy cosmetics bag
Made another boxy bag, aka Shaving kit, for my dear son-in-law, following the SAME TUTORIAL (MadebyMarzipan) used in the first project. I also watched all 15 of Kevin Sews youtube videos, which were very helpful. Although I didn't use his pattern and didn't choose to hand- sew the lining to the ... more...
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Pattern Review 12/17/15 8:08 PM
No Pattern Used - Cylindrical pillow
Two STAR WARS cylindrical pillows for my 7 yo grandson, with themed fleece from JoAnn's. He will be going to the prequel this weekend and as you probably know, Star Wars mania is extant in the land. It's a good thing I've made this previously with cotton duck, because that woven fabric has no gi... more...
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My name is Joanne; Penelope was our cat. Knit tops are mainly what I sew, because 1) They're comfortable and 2) Easier to sew (for me); 3) I get to put my serger and coverstitch machine to good... more

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