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Pattern Review 3/13/16 12:01 PM
Neue Mode - 22165 Quick & Easy Top and skirt
Here is another rendition of this altered QUICK AND EASY NEUE MODE top pattern. It's still not quite right, although I will take it anyway on our upcoming trip to Washington, DC. And I will make 2 more tops from this pattern, then it's back to projects that don't need to be fitted: bags and quilt... more...
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Pattern Review 3/12/16 4:59 PM
Neue Mode - 22165 Quick & Easy Top and skirt
Here's another top made from ALTERED NEUE MODE 22165. This time, I again cut off the sleeves, left off the ties and changed the neckline. I really like dolman (aka batwing) sleeves, because there's no need to do a full bust adjustment. This was sewn for a trip to Washington DC next week. (Ho... more...
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Pattern Review 3/11/16 7:14 PM
Neue Mode - 22165 Quick & Easy Top and skirt
This pattern company is out of business, which is too bad, because the patterns are well-drafted. It is my TNT top pattern now, because with the batwings, aka dolman sleeves, it's not necessary to do a full bust adjustment. HERE is a picture of the pattern. As you can see, it has been modified... more...
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Pattern Review 2/29/16 2:49 PM
Jalie - 965 camisole and t-shirt
This pattern was again used for a much older granddaughter, as part of a PJ set. The bottom part of the set is a pair of Swing Shorts, reviewed HERE. This time, I didn't use the binding attachment and didn't quite follow the pattern instructions, either, for attaching the binding. (I was in a hur... more...
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Pattern Review 2/29/16 1:18 PM
Kwik Sew - Swing Shorts Swing Shorts
How I would describe this Pattern: Swing Shorts, 1/2 of a summer PJ set, made for my granddaughter, now age 17. First I started with the pants pattern from Kwik Sew's Easy Sewing booklet; then I altered them, according to instructions (page 52 and forward) from Kwik Sew's Sewing for Children patt... 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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