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Book Review 9/6/14 4:42 PM
Couture Sewing: Tailoring Techniques
This is a book that comes with a DVD. They both cover a selection of techniques which I'll list in the next section. I've already got Shaeffer's Couture Sewing Techniques (not the newest edition); that is a much more comprehensive book, but it is without a DVD. There is some overlap in content, but... more...
 
 
Pattern Review 8/31/14 11:20 PM
Kwik Sew - 3003 Misses' Skirts & tops
Pattern Description: This review is only for the top, view B: "View B has a turtleneck and short sleeves with fold-up cuffs." The pattern also has two elastic-waist bias-cut skirts and a V-neck, 3/4-sleeve knit top. Photo album Please note that the neckline/collar, overall length, sleeve length, a... more...
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Pattern Review 8/31/14 11:08 PM
Kwik Sew - 2669 Misses' Tops
Pattern Description: "Misses' close fitting camisoles. View A has neckline and armholes finished with self fabric binding, the shoulder strap and armhole binding is in one piece. View B has neckline and armholes finished with self fabric narrow binding, the shoulder strap and armhole binding is in o... more...
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Pattern Review 8/31/14 10:41 PM
Drafted from RTW - 200707 Short-sleeved tee
Pattern Description: This pattern is copied from a RTW T-shirt with very short sleeves, slightly curved high-hip-length hem, round banded neckline, and some shaping in the side seams. I got it from some touristy gift shop in Paris several years ago. In the composite, you see the closest copy on the... more...
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Pattern Review 4/30/14 4:10 PM
New Look - 6082 Misses' top (& wardrobe)
All photos are here including more details of the top and the process. Pattern Description: "Misses' jacket in two lengths with tie belt, pants, skirt and top." This review is for the top: as designed, it's a tank top with angled bust darts, narrow hem, and self-fabric bound neckline and armholes. ... more...
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