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Website Review 7/24/15 2:54 AM
JKM Ribbon and Trim
Have you bought anything from this web site? If yes, was the item delivered on time? On 6/10/15 I ordered 2 spools of knife pleat satin ribbon (over $100 worth of product, plus shipping, and they are the only place in the whole world wide web that sells it, apparently) and was informed upon checkout... more...
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Pattern Review 7/10/15 2:50 AM
McCall's - 7121 MISSES' DRESSES
Pattern Description: Misses summer dress with bias-cut panels Pattern Sizing: I made the largest pattern size, 22 Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, then I added a couple of modifications to give it some personality. Were the instru... more...
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Sewing Tip 3/12/15 2:00 PM
Creating Permanent Pleats
When creating historical clothing, I like to use modified versions of commercial patterns, tweaking them to create one-of-a-kind articles--especially with those extremely fancy Victorian dresses full of bustles, puffs and pleats. A great way to set your pleats in permanently is to spray them with a... more...
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Pattern Review 3/10/15 7:39 PM
Truly Victorian - 202 Grand Parlor Skirt
Pattern Description: TV202 Grand Parlor Skirt Paired with TV401 1873 Polonaise Pattern Sizing: Custom Sizing Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes Were the instructions easy to follow? The instructions were incredibly easy to follow. It... more...
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Pattern Review 3/10/15 1:39 AM
Truly Victorian - TV410 1873 Polonaise
Pattern Description: 1873 Victorian Polonaise bodice used with TV202 Grand Parlor skirt with added pleated dust ruffle Pattern Sizing: Custom sizing Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, save the modifications I made. Were the instruc... more...
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