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Pattern Review 5/20/16 7:10 PM
McCall's - 5551 apron scapular type, other
Pattern Description: Full and Half Aprons for Misses, Men's Childrens', Boy's and Girl's. This was my winter 2016 project. Pattern Sizing: Adult Small - XLg, Kids' 3 - 12. Did they look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes. One has lace edging, ... more...
Pattern Review Work in Progress Work in Progress4/13/16 0:42 AM
Burda - 2561 Blouse
Pattern Description: Misses Button Front Blouse Misses long sleeve or three quarter sleeve buttoned blouse with fitted waist, achieved through front princess seaming and long back darts. I am making this blouse in a sewing class. Pattern Sizing: 8 - 20 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pat... more...
Pattern Review 4/10/16 5:40 PM
Simplicity - 4270
An American Sewing Guild-sponsored circa 1930s pattern. I made view C, the 1930s formal gown for a 1930s-themed event. I used the pattern size- range 16 - 22. I made the size 16 on top, grading out to 18 on the bottom. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done ... more...
Pattern Review 4/10/16 5:04 PM
Kwik Sew - 3877 Misses' Skirt
Pattern Description: A-line skirt has darts on front and back, center back zipper, and waistband with hook and eye closure. Pattern Sizing: XS-XL Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Shockingly similar. (The skirt did, not the model and me... more...
Sewing Tip 1/20/15 10:13 AM
hem first, seam later!
When sewing simple clothing for children (pajamas, shirts, simple coats) consider hemming the tiny sleeves first, and sewing the sleeve seam second. Just use the hemming instructions in the pattern. You will trim any bulkiness away at the wrist when you trim the seam. This results in a lot less ti... more...

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I love to sew apparel for my children and home decorator projects, though not a quilter. I have gradually become brave enough to sew things for myself. Suffer from knit-a-phobia, which I'm trying to... more

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