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LauraByrnes

LauraByrnes 
California USA
Member since, 1/29/06
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Pattern Review 4/6/09 7:53 PM
No Pattern Used - none
To make a little extra money, I took a 10-year old out-of-print halter dress (made by Laundry) and created 3 copies with various cotton print fabrics. The dress is lined, with an 18'" zipper in back, with darts at the bustline and on the sides (both on the dress itself and on the lining). This wa...more...
6 comments
 
Pattern Review 11/18/08 7:32 PM
Sew Baby - 39 Fleece-Easy Baby Wardrobe
This pattern was designed for fleece, and working with fleece is such a joy - so easy! I made this for a friend who is having a little boy in January, so I made the 6-month old version of the pattern. It was very easy to follow, and I used a small zig-zag stitch on my Singer (not the serger). I tr...more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 11/17/08 4:01 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8323 MISSES'/MISSES' PETITE TOP
Pattern Description: Knit top with princess seams; sleeveless armholes with bias tape finish Pattern Sizing: Misses 8-10-12-14 (I made a 10) Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? For the most part - most drawings/illustrations aren't really ac...more...
2 comments
 
Pattern Review 2/13/08 9:46 PM
Butterick - B4865 Misses Jacket and Belt
Pattern Description: Unlined raglan sleeve jacket has collar, sleeve and length variations. I did View C, the double-breasted version with the notched collar. Pattern Sizing: from 4-6 up to 20-22 (I made a 10...should have probably made an 8) Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envel...more...
9 comments
 
Pattern Review 2/7/08 9:29 PM
McCall's - M5055 Misses' Skirt
Pattern Description: Semi-fitted skirt, ankle length, has flounces and side zipper, shaped hemline; I then created the top using McCall's pattern # M4659, which I completely altered to match the skirt. Pattern Sizing: 12-18 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were d...more...
3 comments
 
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I'm a professional singer who got back into sewing during the summer of 2007, when I had some downtime after recording my 4th CD. I also work full time at an entertainment law firm in Los Angeles, bu...more

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