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Pattern Review 8/30/10 10:51 AM
Ottobre Design Magazine - 01-2010-16 Suklaatwist velour tunic
Pattern Description: Childs tunic Pattern Sizing:Hight 92cm Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes, especially as I used the same color Were the instructions easy to follow?There are no illustrations but I found the instructions easy to fo...more...
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Pattern Review 8/25/10 4:24 AM
Ottobre Design Magazine - 04-2010-22 Valmuska jacket
Pattern Description: Loose fitting knit jacket with lining for extra warmth. Pattern Sizing:I used size 110 width and 122 height Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Because I used the colors in the book it looked very similar, I would not no...more...
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Pattern Review 8/12/10 11:42 AM
Ottobre Design Magazine - 04-2010-21 Seitikki balloon skirt
Pattern Description: Girls balloon skirt Pattern Sizing: 98-128cm Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?yes Were the instructions easy to follow?easy and precise What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?Easy to sew with d...more...
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Pattern Review 8/10/10 12:44 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 109622-1000 Knit Top
Pattern Description: Patternmaster Boutique patterns. Tried to use Kwik sew 3740 cowl neck. The bodice shoulder princess front and back Pattern Sizing:36 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?More or less as it was only the cowl that I tried ...more...
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Sewing Tip 9/17/08 3:26 AM
Stay stitch curved hems first
Curved hems are difficult to turn up and press as they are wider at the edge where the stitching will go. Mark the fold line with chalk or similar. Sew a stay stitch line approx 2mm below the line, within the hem. Steam iron the hem in place so that the stay stitching falls just into the hem. Th...more...
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