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Ruth C

Ruth C Proud to be a Friend of PR  
Oregon USA
Member since, 12/27/02
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Pattern Review 7/31/11 9:07 PM
Vogue Patterns - 8736 Misses' Shirt and Pants
This is a new Vogue Woman's pattern that I thought would be a nice change from traditional camp shirts. I usually wear a size 22 with a FBA, but this is described as "very loose fitting" so I decided to make a size 20 with no adjustments. I used a batiste that has been in my stash for several year...more...
2 comments
 
Website Review 7/10/11 3:14 PM
Cloth Merchants
How is the web site look & feel / user friendliness? Is it easy to surf? Easy site to surf. I do wish the pictures of the fabric showed a larger portion of the fabric. Is this a commercial web site? If yes how are the prices? Do they have a secure shopping cart?Yes, this is a commercial site. It...more...
1 comments
 
Pattern Review 11/13/07 9:31 PM
Simplicity - 9520 Large Dog Coats
This is my girl, Mindy, ready for the Sock Hop. She is a retired greyhound racer/brood mama and wore this to our greyhound adoption group's fall festival. She won first place in the costume contest. I used view D to make the t-shirt using a white knit from a Fabric Mart bundle--I needed to length...more...
14 comments
 
Website Review 5/27/07 4:10 PM
Igigi plus size clothing
This is a great window-shopping site for plus-size sewers and has features I wish all clothing sites would have. It bills itself as offering "sexy and sophisticated clothing." Much of the clothing is not my style, but the tops are lovely and many are very similar to patterns that are out there. Wh...more...
7 comments
 
Pattern Review 5/10/03 1:01 AM
Silhouette Patterns - 100 Eileen's Pocket Blouse
Pattern Description: This is a short or long-sleeve blouse designed to be worn untucked as it has pockets on the lower front. I made the short sleeve version. Pattern Sizing: sizes 4-18 and 14W-28W, b, c and d cups. I made 16W bust with a D cup and 22W hip. I am a DD cup, but this is loose eno...more...
4 comments
 
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About Me
I've been sewing off and on since I was a child, but recently really got serious about it because I cann't find RTW that fits and looks good. When I'm not sewing, I help with a greyhound rescue group...more

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BurdaStyle Magazine : 5/2003 #121
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