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Pattern Review 7/5/12 3:14 PM
Other - page 66
Pattern Description: This project is in the Book "Omiyage: Handmade Gifts from Fabric in the Japanese Tradition" by Kumiko Sudo, who has published several books on quilting and handcrafts. There are four reviews of the book here on PR. I've had it for several years but never got around to makin... more...
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Pattern Review 6/27/12 7:08 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8665 Misses'/Misses' Petite Dress
Pattern Description: ery Easy Vogue princess seamed flared dress in knee length and mid-calf length. There are cut on cap sleeves. The back neckline is slightly lower than the front. I made the knee length version as a summer dress for an old friend of mine. This style is rated as flattering fo... more...
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Notion Review 5/16/12 6:47 AM
Clover - Fork Pins
What is this notion used for? These are speciality pins used to perfectly match plaids. Quilters also use them for matching patterns. The pins are U-shaped like a hair pin, the rounded end is slightly raised so it can be grabbed easily. I first saw them in action on Susan Khalje's Couture Dress Cr... more...
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Notion Review 3/17/12 4:31 PM
Other - Stitch Nerd Custom Contoured Ham
What is this notion used for? A pressing hams are useful during construction for pressing open curved seams. A contoured ham has a convex and concave side. One side of the ham is always covered in a sturdy cotton and the other is covered in a wool. Did you get your money's worth after the purchase... more...
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