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Member since, 2/18/04

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Book Review 1/14/08 3:34 PM
Fabulous Fit (Second Edition)
I had never heard of this book before taking several fitting classes with Lorraine Henry. Lorraine is listed as a fitting expert in the book acknowledgments and after taking her classes, I believe she truly is one of the best! This book is a university textbook, used in fashion design schools. T...more...
Sewing Tip 1/14/08 1:35 PM
Using a Rowenta Iron
At the risk of starting a lengthy discussion on why people hate their Rowentas and how awful they are, etc., etc . I'm posting this in hopes it will help. I've had several Rowentas over the last 25 years and I've NEVER had one go bad. I literally wear them out or just decide I want a new one, su...more...
photo Notion Review 1/14/08 1:19 PM
Rowenta - Soleplate Cleaning Kit
What is this notion used for? Cleaning the soleplate of a Rowenta iron. I had seen this at both Bed, Bath and Beyond and Joannes but made the mistake of assuming it was the same stuff as the Dritz iron cleaner -- which just sort of works. I had a $5. couple from BB&B so decided to try it as the b...more...
photo Notion Review 1/14/08 1:13 PM
Other - Colonial NeedleHolster
What is this notion used for?I spotted this on the notion wall at Hancock Fabrics last week and bought two of them! I change the type of needle I'm sewing with quite often but sometimes forget what I've got in the machine. (old age perk!) I try to remember to either lay the needle case nearby or w...more...
Pattern Review 11/25/07 2:35 PM
Simplicity - 4053 Boys and Men's Jacket, Vests..
Pattern Description: Boys' and Men's Jacket, Vests, Hats and Scarf. I purchased a similar vest for 6-year-old granddaughter at a ''recycle'' clothing store in perfect condition that had originally come from Kid's Gap. Her 4-year brother wanted one too but this grandma couldn't find one anywhere,...more...
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