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Laurie Lou

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Minnesota USA
Member since, 10/16/05
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Pattern Review 10/21/13 12:06 PM
McCall's - 5975
Pattern Description: Pattern Sizing: Misses Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Pretty close but I modified mine as hopefully you will see in the pictures. Were the instructions easy to follow?Yes, indeed but I only looked through and the... more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 6/8/12 2:50 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8655 Misses' Tunic, Dress and Pants
This top was pretty simple to assemble but I did mine a bit different by running the top yoke on the bias and self-lining it rather than turning the armhole and neck edge under and stitching....and or using facings. As I found out when I slipped it on it was extremely roomy under the arms that I en... more...
10 comments
 
Pattern Review 5/23/12 2:11 PM
Vogue Patterns - 1027 MISSES' DRESS
Just wanted to say, I finally made this (dating all the way back from 2008)! Very nice comfortable style. Took a lot of fabric but I was able to get it layed out on less than the patttern called for. I didn't make any alterations for myself and would say it might run a tad bit big. I did go down a ... more...
 
 
Website Review 7/29/11 2:50 PM
Fabric.com
So many have reviewed this so I will just comment on the customer service. I used the chat feature which I have used a number of times for questions and now a return. I was a bit disappointed with one piece of fabric from a huge order I placed and then noticed for the first time I was shorted on ... more...
3 comments
 
Sewing Tip 1/4/11 1:45 PM
cutting out lining and fabric together
I can't be the first person to think of this but here goes. Instead of layering the 2 fabrics on top of each other I sandwiched the lining inside the folded fashion fabric. I made sure my lining was pressed with no wrinkles and made sure the folds were up against each other, then I proceeded to pin ... more...
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I am addicted to patterns and just don't have all the time I would like to sew EVERYTHING. I'm not so interested in having them to wear as I am in just constructing them 2 a 3 dimensional garment. Sea... more

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