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Patti B

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Pattern Review 4/21/15 5:00 PM
No Pattern Used - Sweatshirt dress Sweatshirt dress
I have been seeing up-cycled fashions and decided it was time to dip in my toe. This is a shirt from DH and a navy sweatshirt combined to make a very casual, comfy dress good for running errands or a quick dash to the grocery store. Virtually no fitting was done because the shirt wasn't enormous on... more...
Pattern Review 1/14/15 11:42 AM
Tessuti - Mandy Boat Neck Tee Mandy Boat Neck Tee
This is a free pattern from Tessuti, an Australian fabric shop. "This oversized, boxy top has a boat neckline and three quarter fitted sleeves with drop shoulders. This top is perfect for all seasons and is best made up in cotton, wool, viscose, linen knits." After seeing MarthaMyers version, I was... more...
Pattern Review 1/10/15 3:46 PM
Deer&Doe - Plantain T-shirt Plantain T-shirt
The Plantain tee is a lovely, easy knit top with a bit of flare at the hemline. Well, at least it is supposed to have some flare. My first version in a very stretchy sheer knit flared slightly at the hem. Since I am a bit hippy, it wasn't as flared as on other reviewers. I like the fit through the s... more...
Notion Review 12/6/14 9:31 AM
Clover - Hot Hemmer
This is a new-to-me addition to Joan Hawley\'s Press Perfect series of notions for Clover. It was introduced earlier this year and was an apparent sellout at Puyallup. I\'ve just used it a few times but already prefer it to my old Dritz metal hem guide because I don\'t burn my fingers and it doesn\'... more...
Pattern Review 11/14/14 7:38 PM
StyleArc - Terry Tie Cardi Terry Tie Cardi
Inspired by some versions of this cardigan, I used a sheer polyester and ??? burnout fabric from Puyallup several years ago. Checking that it is a very straight cut through the hips, I added 6 inches below the waist so it would not be snug over the tush. And I'm not a fan of tie belts so I topstitch... more...

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I'm on the 'mysterious side' of 50 and got back into sewing garments a few years ago after a very long hiatus. I blame this fabric fetish all on picking up a copy of Threads and seeing all the creati... more

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