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Book Review 10/25/06 10:56 AM
Sew Cool, Sew Easy: Stylish Skirts
I wish they had chose a better title for this book. I would have called it "How to Learn to Sew by Making Stylish Skirts". If you are looking for a reference book for advanced sewing or fashion design methods, this is not the book you want. But other than that, I think this is a well-designed instru... more...
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Book Review 8/17/06 10:56 AM
Two Hour Vests
Vests as fashion accessories seem to go in and out of style. Their last big appearance was in the 80's, and it looks like the fashion industry is bringing them back for Fall/Winter 2006. I decided to review this book because many sewers will probably be interested in making a vest or two. Will this ... more...
5 comments
 
Store Review 7/11/06 4:13 PM
Treadle Yarn Goods
Have you bought anything from this store? If yes were the prices competitive? So far, I have only browsed, but the prices seem appropriate for fabrics of this type. The books and patterns are sold at normal retail prices-this is a quality independent fabric store, and not a discount or bargain place... more...
2 comments
 
Store Review 5/20/06 6:28 PM
St. Vincent De Paul Thrift Store
This is not really a sewing store. It is a great neighborhood resale shop that often has sewing-related items in its huge and very eclectic inventory. The main reason I am mentioning this store is because it'ssuch a good place to find vintage sewing patterns. The patterns are not displayed in any ... more...
4 comments
 
Notion Review 11/29/05 1:03 PM
Other - Sears sewing cabinet
What is this notion used for?This is a cabinet that can be purchased to go with Kenmore, Janome or Singer portable sewing machines. It is designed to fit the most popular machines sold by Sears, but may not fit other brands. If you are not sure about whether your machine will fit, you can email or ... more...
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