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Skymom 
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Book Review 10/19/06 1:26 PM
Stitch 'n' Bitch Crochet: The Happy Hooker
I know how to crochet, and have a number of other how-to and pattern books, but this one caught my eye in the store the other day because it has such nice patterns inside--cute hats, sweaters, scarves, bags. Out of the 40 projects, I would be interested in making more than half--that's a pretty asto... more...
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Pattern Review 6/4/05 3:08 PM
McCall's - 4652 Twist top dress
Pattern Description: The McCall's version of the Burda twist top. Pattern Sizing: Misses. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, it did, although I made it as a top. Were the instructions easy to follow? I found them to be. They weren't p... more...
4 comments
 
photo Sewing Machine Review 8/31/04 8:33 AM
Brother - PS-1000
I was prompted to write this review by the review of the Janome Jem Gold. This little Brother machine is probably the equivalent of the Jem Gold in the Brother line. It's not the inexpensive machine you can get at Walmart; when I got it, it was the bottom-of-the-line dealership model. It's got maybe... more...
1 comments
 
Pattern Review 6/1/04 8:39 AM
Vogue Patterns - 2814 Issey Miyake top and skirt
Pattern Description: Tops (long sleeved or sleeveless) and skirt, all with draped front detail. I made the sleeveless top only--I'm planning on doing the skirt soon, too. Pattern Sizing: Regular. Note: I made this in size 10, though my measurements are closer to a 12, and I think it would fit sligh... more...
10 comments
 
Pattern Review 3/21/04 12:51 PM
Kwik Sew - 3049 Bias dresses
Pattern Description: This is a simple, sleeveless, bias-cut dress with center front and back seams, choice of scoop or v-neckline, full lining, and length options. I made the scoop-neck view at the shorter length. Pattern Sizing: Misses, multi-sized. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the patt... more...
12 comments
 

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