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Pattern Review 9/22/14 5:57 PM
Simplicity - 1587 Misses/ Petite Dress
Pattern Description: 1940s Retro dress Pattern Sizing:6 to 14, I sewed a 14 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Yes Were the instructions easy to follow?Yes What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? The dress looked real... more...
Pattern Review 6/10/13 10:25 AM
Self Drafted Pattern - 27173-1000 Composition book covers
I needed a quick, simple project to get going sewing while recovering from an illness-- decided to make some covers for composition books. I drew up 3 simple rectangles on paper: 1. the height x length of the comp. book (front edge, wrapped around the spine and to the back edge)-- for the battin... more...
Pattern Review 1/31/12 10:44 PM
No Pattern Used - Star background quilt Star backdrop quilt for creche
For several years, I've thrown a dark blue or black piece of fabric over the hanging paintings behind the piano at Christmas, to highlight the creche. Finally, I have made a background quilt to hang from the picture hooks... still over the paintings, but now with a dowel through a casing and cord l... more...
Pattern Review 1/31/12 7:16 PM
Simplicity - 4074 Knit dress/top and skirt
Pattern Description: Misses knit dress or top with front variations; pullon skirt and sash. I made view D, long princess seamed dress. Pattern Sizing:6 to 22. I made a 16 at shoulders, morphed to 18 at about bust line. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were don... more...
Pattern Review 1/22/12 0:54 AM
McCall's - 7725OOP 1 Hour Dress
Pattern Description: 1 Hour Dress... although it has taken me at least 8 hours so far, probably more like 12. Pattern Sizing:The pattern envelope I have is for 8,10,12. I bought it a long time ago, and now my sizing is closer to 16 bust, 20 waist, 18 hips... The pattern has a stamp on it from So-... more...

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I started sewing as a child (doll clothes out of my mother's scraps) but have sewn clothing only intermittently. Managing the costume/makeup crew at the local high school has been fun and given me mo... more

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