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Store Review 6/16/14 5:17 PM
Three Crafty Ladies
Have you bought anything from this store? If yes were the prices competitive? I bought quilting cotton. The prices were comparable to other quilt shops, slightly more than online retailers. Were the sales people polite and friendly? Yes. How would you rate the quality of the item this store sells... more...
 
 
Pattern Review 6/11/14 7:28 AM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 06-2014-19 Elastic waist trousers
Pattern Description: The pattern is for elastic waist pants with side yoke pockets, gathered hem, and contrasting fabric at center front. The pants shown in the magazine were made from jersey. I made woven cargo pants using the same pattern. Pattern Sizing: 34-44. I sized up to a 46, but may n... more...
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Pattern Review 5/29/14 6:07 PM
Marian Martin - 9765 1930's yoked dress
Supplementary questions: What year is your pattern from? (Or decade if you can't date it precisely) 1930's. The pattern is undated, but the style of the dress, model's hair style, sewing techniques in instructions, and the fact that it's an unprinted pattern all indicate 1930's. The pattern is un... more...
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Pattern Review 5/13/14 10:53 AM
BurdaStyle Magazine - 04-2009-136 Gathered jersey dress
Update 5/13/14 This dress was bugging me so I took in the side seams by inches at the bust and waist (tapering back out to original side seams at the hips) and styled the dress differently with a black tank top and cinch belt and now have a wearable dress. The main photo is my adjusted dress--the o... more...
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Pattern Review 5/12/14 3:48 PM
Tilly and the Buttons - Coco Coco Shirt/dress
Update 5-12-14 I made a dress version of the Coco, with some modifications. I lengthened the dress so it's knee length (barely just below) narrowed the boat neck slightly and made it more of a scoop neck. Instead of redrawing the whole pattern piece, I just made a template of the neckline and lai... more...
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