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Mary in Sao Paulo

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photo Sewing Machine Review 7/4/10 1:38 PM
Janome - Sew Precise
I LOVE my new Janome machine, which I got from Allbrands.com. Inexpensive, intuitive, smooth-running, quiet, a hard-working SM. I highly recommend it. I just ordered some additional feet for rolled hems, bias binder, and concealed zipper--I look forward to exploring all that this machine can do.more...
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Pattern Review 7/4/10 1:23 PM
Simplicity - 9871
PJ bottoms for men and women This is one of the most basic patterns to sew, but satisfying because you can whip them up in 30" if your fabric is prepped (and even faster with a serger). I used a printed cotton--soft for sleeping. One problem I had was that I went by the measurements on the envelop...more...
 
 
Pattern Review 7/4/10 1:11 PM
Simplicity - 4036 Misses Skirts
This is a simple A-line skirt, sizes 6-14. The instructions are generally good, but in the age of internet tutorials seem to lack some details. Beginners might find that there are some visual steps that require diving into a cold pool because they are vague. But diving and succeeding will instill m...more...
 
 
photo Sewing Machine Review 7/4/10 12:36 PM
Brother - 1034D
After buying the Brother 1034D Serger, it sat for months because I thought I didn't have time to teach myself how to use it. Fool. This weekend I decided to tackle it, and within 20" (after threading & doing a failed test run) I had figured out the tension balance and was serging perfectly. What a t...more...
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