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California USA
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Pattern Review 6/27/14 8:27 PM
MariaDenmark - 101 Kirsten Kimono Tee
Pattern Description: Boat neck tee with short kimono sleeves. Pattern Sizing: I'm pear shaped but decided to make a straight XS on my first version. I was an XS according to my bust measurement and since there's a bit of ease in the hips in the sizing chart I thought I could get away with it. Th... more...
5 comments
 
Pattern Review 6/10/14 2:52 AM
Self Drafted Pattern - 244038-1009 Woodland Dog Bolster Bed
Pattern Description: This is a self drafted bolster style dog bed. The bed is designed so that you can remove the cover to wash it. Pattern Sizing: The finished bed is 28" in diameter and 8" tall depending on how much or how little stuffing you put in. Were the instructions easy to follow? You t... more...
11 comments
 
photo Sewing Tip 6/5/14 6:52 PM
Fit Stops
Since I buried this tip in my little blog for my 2 readers, I felt the need to put it here for the masses. Recently I've read more than a few bloggers sewing up a garment only to try it on after they're finished and it's too tight or too short etc. So my tip is what I call Fit Stops. It's like th... more...
9 comments
 
photo Sewing Machine Review 4/15/14 12:52 PM
Brother - 2340CV
The machine This is a cover stitch machine which is primarily used to hem knits. If you look at the hems and cuffs of your RTW tee, you'll likely see a cover stitch. It looks like a twin needle on top and serged stitch at the bottom. I have also used it to topstitch. You can baste with the chain ... more...
6 comments
 
photo Sewing Tip 4/3/14 11:41 PM
Make yourself a standing height table
A standing height table is so much better on my back than hunching over a dining room table or a desk. If you don't have much space, this table can be made smaller. Your back will thank you for this. Supplies: - 2 IKEA Finnvard saw horse like things or similar. These can adjust every 1" so you ... more...
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Growing up my mom was a factory sewer. Beginning at age 7, I would occasionally take over her industrial Juki machine when she had to cook dinner etc. This experience taught me a lot of great techni... more

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