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Kansas USA
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Pattern Review 3/7/14 10:19 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 7032-1006 Clutch handbag
This project was designed and constructed as part of an online designer handbag class, taught by Richard and Linda, graduates of FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) in New York City. Pattern Description: Lined, structured clutch. Pattern Sizing:One size Did it look like the photo/drawing on ...more...
Pattern Review 1/21/14 10:12 AM
Neue Mode - 22165 Quick & Easy Top and skirt
Update Here is a pic taken of the V, after hand stitching. Also, I forgot to mention a few things in the review. (Haste makes waste) Close-up of V neckline You can see the hand stitching and the V is a bit wonky. But from a distance, my husband insists no one would notice. Now, to come clean ...more...
Pattern Review 11/22/13 9:42 AM
Needle Nook Fabrics - Queen Bra Elite Queen Bra Elite
Note: Just added a pic for gallery. The bra was finished yesterday, and, as recommended, it was worn for awhile, safety pinned in place, before permanently stitching the straps this morning. I see that the straps don't fit the top of the cups well! Will need to work on that next time! (I rushed...more...
Pattern Review 11/11/13 6:04 AM
Needle Nook Fabrics - Queen Bra Elite Queen Bra Elite
This is my first bra. In a rush to try on the bra, I used purchased straps at the last step and didn't finish them off (because the bra didn't fit). A long time ago, I attended one of Anne St. Claire's workshops, where I purchased this pattern, along with a kit and book (all created by Anne). Ref...more...
Pattern Review 10/31/13 8:26 PM
Kwik Sew - ks-easysewing Kwik Sew Easy Sewing Master Pattern Book
This set was made from two patterns: The cami was made from Jalie 2568, reviewed elsewhere. The PJ bottoms were made from the Kwik Sew Easy Sewing pants pattern and is reviewed here. Pattern Description: The master pattern book could not be characterized as fashion forward! But still the patter...more...
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My name is Joanne; Penelope was our cat. Recently, I've been sewing bags. Now, I'm attempting bras (always sewing more knit tops). Drag lines have a whole new meaning to me when looking at rece...more

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