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Sewing Tip 5/20/09 0:21 AM
Rolled Hem Foot for Applying Rattail Cord
I needed to apply rattail cord to illusion to make my friend's wedding veil. This is not something I do often, so I wasn't thrilled with the idea of having to buy a special foot for the task. Most machines probably come with a narrow rolled hem foot. Mine has a groove on the underside which was...more...
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Pattern Review 10/29/07 1:14 PM
McCall's - 8938 Tom Arma toddler costumes
Pattern Description: Toddler's costumes including elephant, panda bear, lion, skunk and monkey. I made the monkey, view C. Pattern Sizing: The patterns shows 1/2, 1, 2, 3, and 4. I used size 3 and it was very true to size...amazing for a big 4 pattern. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the...more...
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Pattern Review 10/30/06 11:53 PM
Simplicity - 3994 Simplicity Costumes - Lion
Pattern Description: Toddler's costumes including monkey, fairy, frog and lion. I made the lion, view C. Pattern Sizing: Size A includes 1/2, 1, 2, 3, and 4. My son is going to be 2, but I used the size 1 for the body and the largest hat size they had (he has a big head). I am glad I did use ...more...
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Pattern Review 5/4/06 11:48 PM
Vogue Patterns - 2899 Guy Laroche Dress
Pattern Description: From the envelope: Close-fitting, tapered, self-lined dress, below mid-knee has front drape and concealed front neck band which extends into back shoulder straps (one gathered and one concealed), princes seams with ruched detail (no pocket), and back zipper. Pattern Sizing: S...more...
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Pattern Review 10/29/05 4:52 PM
Kwik Sew - 2857 Baby Jumpsuits
Pattern Description: Baby Jumpsuites with zipper on front neckline and snap closure at inside legs. View A has a hood, legs have darts on front knees for shaping and decorative seams on back. But I made this into a dragon costume for my 10.5 month old son. My 3 year old wore a coordinating blue d...more...
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