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Joan in NM

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New Mexico UNITED STATES
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Website Review 1/12/08 12:53 PM
Igigi
I recently discovered this site and found it unexpectedly useful. There is information about dressing attractively if you are plus-sized that I haven't really seen anywhere else. Sewing for plus-sizes has gotten a lot better in recent years, but we are still plagued with patterns that are boxy and... more...
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photo Notion Review 12/31/07 5:25 PM
Other - Seam Stick
What is this notion used for? The Seam Stick is an alternative to a seam roll and is used for pressing open seams. I dislike using seam rolls because I find them difficult to insert into sleeves and because they are not long enough for longer seams. There are two advantages to using a seam stick:... more...
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Website Review 10/6/07 12:33 PM
Lily Abello's Sewing Resource Guide
As far as I am concerned, Lily Abello's web site is the single best list of sewing related links on the web. There are 950 links, altogether. There is another review on PR written in 2002 which comments about dead links on the site. There are still dead links, and there is a note on the site of wh... more...
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Website Review 10/6/07 11:45 AM
Fabric Vortal
The Fabric Vortal is a very bare bones website. It is simply a list of 30 on-line fabric companies, with links. I found it by surfing off of another site and I don't think I would have found it on my own. The list of web sites includes Joann.com, Denver Fabrics and Fabric.com, but also a number o... more...
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I learned to sew when I was a kid and then I didn't sew for years. I also have a circa 1954 New Home 534. I have taken some sewing construction classes and basic pattern drafting. These are skills ... more

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