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Laima1956

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Pennsylvania UNITED STATES
Member since, 6/15/10
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Pattern Review 9/2/14 8:05 PM
PatternReview - 104 Ina Maxi Skirt
Intrigued by this pattern, anticipating an Aruba vacation late September, not having any striped fabric in my stash and not finding any I liked in local store, went into my stash and found this floral that screamed "tropical paradise"! I purchased the download pattern, and as advertised, it was easy... more...
12 comments
 
Pattern Review 8/30/14 10:03 PM
Tessuti - Pia Dress Pia Dress
A line dress with extended shoulders and fun pocket accent. Easy instructions. I used an Italian cotton print from Marcy Tilton and underlined with silk broadcloth. My wearable muslin was a grey pinstripe linen that is now my go-to running around to do errands dress. But I digress. For this print dr... more...
8 comments
 
Sewing Tip 5/17/14 7:55 PM
Helping fabric stay put on cutting table.
When cutting pattern pieces from a large piece of fabric, I often have trouble with the excess yardage hanging off the table pulling at the fabric portion being cut. I solved this today by using large binder clamps (very inexpensive at your office supplies store) to fasten the excess fabric to the e... more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 12/15/13 1:17 PM
Kwik Sew - 2821 Misses' Nightshirts
Pattern Description: Simple no frills nightshirt with instructions for serger. Pattern Sizing:All sizes in envelope. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes, with my modifications. Were the instructions easy to follow? Didn't really need ... more...
3 comments
 
Pattern Review 11/6/13 12:42 PM
Islander Sewing Systems - 218 Jacket Express
I made this following Janet Pray's Craftsy sewing course, which included the pattern. I was interested in the class, much less so the jacket style, which I would not have chosen on my own. That said, I am absolutely thrilled with this jacket! I made the XL with no adjustments. The only change I mad... more...
12 comments
 

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Have just started garment sewing for myself again after long interruption (kids! job! crappy things happening in my life!). Body has changed over the years and I am torn between just sewing for where ... more

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