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Patzee

Patzee 
Washington USA
Member since, 2/9/05
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Sewing Tip 10/8/11 5:40 PM
Cover Cushion Foam With Old Percale Sheets
After struggling to remove the tight fitting foam pieces from my Ikea Poang chair and ottoman cushions for washing and to make a pattern, I thought I'd pass along my tip for getting foam cushions back into tight zippered compartments: I cover the foam with old, worn-out percale sheets. I just serge ...more...
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Website Review 10/4/09 7:32 PM
SewingPatterns.com
How is the web site look & feel / user friendliness? Is it easy to surf? Fine, easy to use. Is this a commercial web site? If yes how are the prices? Do they have a secure shopping cart? It's a commercial site and they have a secure shopping cart. How is the customer service? Don't know, but deliv...more...
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photo Sewing Tip 6/30/09 3:11 PM
How To Check If A Line Is Straight
To insure your stitching, tracing, or any line is straight, place your fabric/paper surface at eye level and view the line. Using this technique, you should notice even the slightest curve in the line. This is especially helpful if your straight line extends beyond the length of your ruler. This m...more...
 
 
Website Review 6/26/09 2:13 PM
Fabric Depot
How is the web site look & feel / user friendliness? Is it easy to surf?It's very easy to use. They are placing more and more of their inventory online, but you'll need to call for anything not listed. Is this a commercial web site? If yes how are the prices? Do they have a secure shopping cart?Thi...more...
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photo Sewing Tip 7/23/07 7:00 PM
D.I.Y. Easy Light Table or Light Box
If you need a light table or light box on rare occasions, it's easy to assemble one using items found around the house. Take a storage box, place a power strip with a fluorescent light in the box. Cover the box with a picture frame that includes the glass, then tape translucent paper on the glass ...more...
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I enjoy making things for the home and also accessories -- bags, purses, etc. I'd like to make clothes but I can never get them to fit.more

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Patterns I'd like to sew
Other : soft soled shoes
Kwik Sew : 2935
Other : Made for Travel


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