||Sewing Machine Review
||12/16/13 7:04 AM|
|Janome - DC6030 |
I bought this machine about 6months ago to replace a 14 year old Janome Décor Excel. I wanted the needle up down function and a computerised machine.
This machine also has a function that means you don't have to manually bring up the bobbin thread and it works quite well.
I found the stitch adjust...more...
|Pattern Review ||12/15/13 7:23 PM|
|New Look - 6243 Misses' Dress and Bolero |
Pattern Description: Keep your style up-to-date with this illusion bodice dress and full skirt. Yoke can be made in contrast fabric, sheer fabric or lace. Bolero is perfect to keep warm and stylish.
Pattern Sizing: I made a sz 20 with adjustments
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern e...more...
|Pattern Review ||11/10/13 11:14 PM|
|McCall's - 6844 Misses'/Miss Petite Cardigans |
Pattern Description: Close-fitting cardigans (do not meet at center front) have collar extending into front band, and narrow hem. A and C: shaped hemline, wrong side shows.
Pattern Sizing: I found it quite overly generous with the sizing. According to the finished garment size I should have been b...more...
|Pattern Review ||10/27/13 8:42 PM|
|McCall's - 6828 Children's/Boys'/Girls' Coats |
Pattern Description: Lined coats have hood with seams, applique/tail variations, bands, front button closing, and sleeves with fold-back cuffs. A: self-lined.
I made view C (Raccoon)
Pattern Sizing: I made a sz 2
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing ...more...
|Pattern Review ||10/13/13 0:50 AM|
|Colette Patterns - 1020 Lily |
Pattern Description: Princess seam sundress with a curve skimming fit. The neckline and pockets are adorned with a flap detail that can be made in self fabric (version 1) or contrasting fabric (version 2). The skirt is slightly tapered for a slim fit, and includes a back kickpleat for ease of movem...more...
I've been sewing on and off since I had my daughter 12 years ago, but mostly mending and the occasional kids clothing. At the end of 2010 I got serious and discovered how much I love sewing! I love th...more
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