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Notion Review 8/5/13 7:16 AM
Clover - Five-in-One Sewing Gauge
Every now and then I pick up a gizmo at the fabric store, thinking it will change my life. Usually, it just ends up in a drawer. But for once, I can actually say that something I bought exceeded my expectations. I picked one up one of these tools the other day and haven't been able to put it down. I... more...
8 comments
 
Pattern Review 6/6/13 12:49 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8819 Misses' Cardigan
EDITED June 6, 2013 - Never finished this in time for wedding and am just now getting back to it. I have noticed other reviews and have concluded that the draped hem is just not for me. The other reviewers all did View A/B, with the horizontal hem. View C is another matter altogether. Pattern Sizi... more...
3 comments
 
Pattern Review 5/11/13 10:50 AM
Vogue Patterns - 8504 MISSES' TUNIC, TOP AND PANTS
I don't know whether to laugh or cry. Maybe a little bit of both. Vogue 8504 has to be one of the most hideously unflattering things I have ever sewn. I can't bring myself to show a photo with me wearing it. It's that bad. However, I did take a lot of pix of the construction process, pattern diagram... more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 5/11/13 10:57 AM
Vogue Patterns - V8504
Oops...I accidentally posted two reviews. Yesterday after I completed the garment I filled out the template just to get some thoughts down. But I planned to go back and edit it later. When I didn't see the review posted, I figured I had done something wrong and therefore went back to the drawing bo... more...
4 comments
 
Pattern Review 4/20/13 6:48 PM
Vogue Patterns - 1261 Misses' Tunic
Note: I made this top in the Fall of 2012 and meant to write a review. While doing some spring cleaning, I discovered the top crumpled in a corner and almost pitched it. Before putting it into the give-away box, I want to write a review. It has been 6+ months since I made it, and so I will amend thi... more...
3 comments
 

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