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Kathleen Fasanella

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New Mexico USA
Member since, 1/12/05

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Pattern Review 11/6/13 12:12 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 12601 Men's bomber jacket
I have updated this review to include links to the sewing tutorials which are (so far): The designing of a manís jacket, style #12601 Fusing Map: Bomber Jacket (#12601) Tutorial: sewing #12601, a menís bomber jacket pt.1 Pattern Description: Men's bomber jacket, designed for warmth and working. Co...more...
Pattern Review 1/11/08 1:16 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 25271-1000 Eric's vest
Pattern Description: This is a man's fully lined, zip front vest with sport collar and double welt pockets. I'm posting this because my husband had been begging me to teach him to sew and this is the first thing he's ever made! His last (only) sewing project was hand lacing a wallet together in ele...more...
Book Review 3/3/06 6:34 PM
European Cut
I'm an industrial pattern maker. Maybe what I have to say about this book will matter to some of you. I apologize for this review being a little rambley. I keep a blog on apparel manufacturing and this is pasted in from the review I put up on my site. You can skip the 2 middle paragraphs if you just...more...
photo Sewing Tip 6/1/05 9:44 AM
Industrial zipper sewing method
There's a much simpler way to sew zippers than pinning, basting and praying. Stitchers rarely stop to consider this but zippers are an ENGINEERED product and designed to be sewn the way that manufacturers do it as they sew more zippers than anyone. I know that home sewers are probably tired of com...more...
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I'm an apparel industry pattern maker (engineer). I've been self-employed as a process and product design engineer for the past 18 years. I have the number one site on the web for people who want to s...more

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