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Pattern Review 2/12/07 1:44 AM
New Look - 6687 Babies Dress, Romper and Hat
Pattern Description: Girls' Dress, Romper & Hat. Pattern Sizing:NB-L Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?yes Were the instructions easy to follow?yes Fabric Used: I used a small red/pink rosebud print on robin's egg blue and contrast red/w...more...
Pattern Review 1/12/07 5:18 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 84496-1002 Headband
This is a headband that I made because I wanted an interesting way to wear a vintage brooch that I fell in LOVE with. I ended up wearing it for the holidays with my striped skirt. I used satin and organza ribbons (1 layer of each), stabilized them with a medium weight fusible interfacing and attach...more...
Pattern Review 1/12/07 5:21 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 84496-1001 Stripe Circle Skirt
I made this skirt for a "stripe engineering" project for school and was inspired by 50's hostess skirts. I draped it in muslin then transfered it to a flat pattern. It has chevrons in front, back and sideseams (even over the sideseam pockets) as well as on the sash (matching the sideseam chevron) W...more...
Pattern Review 1/12/07 4:33 PM
Self Drafted Pattern - 84496-1000 Petticoat/ Crinoline
This is a crinoline/petticoat that I made to wear under my taffeta circle skirt. It was pretty simple construction. Basically it is three layers of 3-tier 2:1 ruffles. Bottom layer is organza, and the top two are sparkly tulle. The waistband is made of wide grosgrain ribbon on the double with a simp...more...
Book Review 1/11/07 4:46 PM
Beyond the Pattern: Great Sewing Techniques
This is a great book because it explains the "how's" and "why's" of a TON of sewing questions ranging from different sewing machines to thread to setting the perfect sleeve. I refer to this book often and find the information and tips it provides are SO useful!!! more...
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