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Margasweet Proud to be a Friend of PR  
Illinois USA
Member since, 2/15/05
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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...
Pattern Review 3/31/10 2:07 AM
No Pattern Used - quilted table topper quilted table topper
I've wanted to make some decorative table items for Easter ever since seeing and buying a few yards of an Easter egg print. The eggs are about life-size, shades of purple, rose, teal and gold, and look like malachite and various kinds of marbled papers. Really pretty. This year I decided to cut t...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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